View presentations from past 2018 DHS chemical sector security events.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
On August 1, 2013, the EO 13650 directed the federal government to improve the safety and security of chemical facilities and reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals to workers and communities. Under this order, DHS undertook a number of actions, including establishment of the IP Gateway.
This fact sheet explains the chemical data available to law enforcement, first responders, and other stakeholders to help with planning, incident preparedness, and response efforts to chemical incidents in their communities.
RBPS 12 – Personnel Surety is the performance standard facilities are required to complete for all individuals (e.g., employees, contractors, unescorted visitors) who have access to restricted areas or critical assets.
The regional events are industry-wide networking and educational events that provide a forum for representatives from the chemical community to gain insights, learn, and share best practices.
This printer-friendly fact sheet covers two overarching security objectives—detection and delay—which include the first seven Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Risk-Based Performance Standards (RBPS), and address a facility’s ability to deter, detect, and delay an attack.
Learn about whether your facility is covered by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) regulation and the steps on how to comply.
CFATS legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the President.
CFATS regulations issued to carry out the legislation enacted by Congress.