One of the most critical components of a comprehensive Security Plan is the assessment of possible transportation
security risks for covered shipments of hazardous materials. Many companies have implemented numerous security
measures without examining the threats against their operations and their vulnerabilities to those threats. Threats
are sources of danger and can include both criminals and terrorists and the attacks that they might initiate to
achieve their objectives. Vulnerabilities are weaknesses that make you, your co-workers and organization more
susceptible to attack or injury.
Your Security Plan should be a complete document and should include: (a) information on your security assessment;
(b) how you address any vulnerabilities identified in the assessment; (c) what security measures you have adopted; (d)
how, when, and by whom they will be implemented; (e) your organizational structure; and (f) the responsibilities
of the various employee positions. In essence, your security plan is the detailed map of how you address the
Our consultants will help identify if your business or facility requires a Dangerous Goods Security Plan under
49CFR §172.800. If one is required, we will help you create a comprehensive security plan suitable for your
business and even provide the required Security Plan Training to your Hazmat employees as an option.
Call for more details: 1-800-367-1879 (ask for Michael)