Facility Security Handbook 2nd Edition
Essential procedures to protect facilities against terrorism and violent crimes
The Jane’s Facility Security Handbook: Second Edition is a comprehensive yet easy-to-use guidebook designed to help you prepare for and manage disasters of all kinds. Written by an international team of experts from law enforcement, emergency management, counter-terrorism, risk management and security, this unique guide is an essential tool for anyone responsible for facility management, from risk managers to security directors to emergency responders.The handbook uses a simple five-phase methodology with chapters covering each critical element of disaster management. It also provides a number of useful quick reference guides, including a Glossary of Security Terms and Acronyms, and an overview of the US Department
of Homeland Security’s National Incident Management System (NIMS).
Key contents include:
- Risk assessment
- Prevention & mitigation
Each section contains practical recommendations using current concepts and technologies, designed to integrate with your existing operations. The result is a realistic, cost-effective and sustainable disaster and security management program.
The compact design and easy-to-read format make Jane’s Facility Security Handbook an essential tool for anyone involved in emergency management. In addition to providing solid advice on prevention and preparedness, the guide offers several checklists of actions & issues to consider before, during and after a disruption.
Taking an "all hazards" approach, the handbook addresses a broad range of threats faced in today’s risk environment, including acts of terrorism, natural disasters, violent crime, work place violence and activist assaults. Recommendations are relevant for all types of facilities in both the public and private sectors.
Editors: D. Shawn Fenn, Richard Flynn, Paul Taylor, Tony Moore