Protective Measures Guide for HME

Homemade Explosives (HME), also categorized as energetic materials and precursors materials, pose a formidable threat to a variety of response agencies, and as a result have developed into a public safety concern. Although these items appear innocuous, in the wrong hands they can be manufactured and used for a number of nefarious purposes. This document offers a list of potential protective measures which can be implemented to reduce risks and vulnerabilities upon encountering these materials.