ChemLock Training


ChemLock wordmark and icon. Icon is a lock with a shield; within the shield is a beaker containing chemicals.CISA offers live, on-demand training to assist owners, operators, facility personnel, retailers, and emergency personnel with understanding the threats that chemicals pose and what security measures can be put into place to reduce the risk of dangerous chemicals being weaponized.

Currently, CISA offers two courses: ChemLock: Introduction to Chemical Security and ChemLock: Secure Your Chemicals Security Planning. To request either of these courses, please fill out the ChemLock Services Request Form.

ChemLock: Introduction to Chemical Security Training Course

The ChemLock: Introduction to Chemical Security training course is a no-cost, introductory course that covers:

  • Why chemical security is important
  • What the threat to chemicals is
  • How to assess your facility’s risk
  • How to mitigate threats and risks using cyber and physical security principles

This course will run 1-2 hours in length including questions and answers.

To request this course, please fill out the ChemLock Services Request Form.

ChemLock: Secure Your Chemicals Security Planning Training Course

A no-cost, in-depth course that provides an overview of the ChemLock: Secure Your Chemicals and identifies elements of a security plan, as well as examples, lessons learned, and best practices for implementation at any facility, including:

  • Risk assessment
  • Asset identification
  • Detect
  • Delay
  • Response
  • Cyber
  • Policies, Plans, and Procedures

This course will run 2-3 hours in length including questions and answers.

To request this course, attendees will need to complete the General Chemical Security Awareness course prior and fill out the ChemLock Services Request Form.

ChemLock Contact Information

To request either of these courses, please fill out the ChemLock Services Request Form.

For more information or questions, please email ChemLock@cisa.dhs.gov.

NOTE: Participation in any portion of CISA’s ChemLock program does not replace any reporting or compliance requirements under CISA’s Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) regulation (6 CFR part 27). Some ChemLock activities may fulfill CFATS requirements, depending on your specific security plan. Contact local CISA Chemical Security personnel or visit the CFATS webpage to learn more about CFATS regulatory requirements.

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