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May 26, 2009
The Department of Homeland Security established the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) to impose mandatory security regulations on high-risk chemical facilities. Interpreting and fulfilling the regulations present challenges to security directors, but finding the right guidance and working with a security integrator who has experience in the chemical industry can help achieve compliance...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/plant_security/Navigating-CFATS_4804.html
May 15, 2008
To many, the concept of a "smart plant" involves integrating critical process subsystems and instrumentation with the goal of streamlining operations, increasing production and, simply put, making more money. But looking at the bigger picture, the true goal of having an integrated smart plant isn’t solely automating processes or capturing knowledge electronically. The ultimate goal is...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/plant_security/An-Integrated-Approach-to-Industrial-Security_3861.html
November 7, 2007
Late last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released Appendix A of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), a critical element of its chemical security efforts. The appendix contains a list of chemicals that, if possessed by a facility in a specified quantity, trigger a requirement to complete and submit an easy-to-use, online consequence assessment tool called a Top-Screen...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/plant_security/U-S-DHS-Publishes-Chemicals-of-Interest-List-for-Anti-Terrorism-Standards_3463.html
October 1, 2007
Click here for full pdf version of this article - includes all graphs, charts, tables, and author information   As evidenced in the headlines, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and infrastructure failures can occur without warning, creating catastrophic results for an unprepared facility. For this reason, many chemical processors are developing crisis-management plans to preempt, deal with and...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/plant_security/Will-You-be-Ready-When-Disaster-Strikes_3392.html
January 1, 2007
    Security is on everyone’s mind. Heightened awareness and concerns have affected the way we live and the way we work. Those of us who are part of the chemical process industries (CPI) and have a great respect for the materials we work with, are well aware of the importance in safeguarding against potential threats. Indeed, the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS; Washington, D.C....
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/plant_security/Securing-chemical-Process-facilities_3313.html
May 1, 2006
BroadWare Technologies, Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.; edlinks.che.com/5829-548) and Intergraph Corp. (Huntsville, Ala.; edlinks.che.com/5829-549) have created an integrated solution that...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/plant_security/Chementator-Plant-security_2943.html
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