Because of various tragic events over the past two years, camps are taking a closer look at their overall security. While there are several ways to review program security, it is good to start with assessing a program’s vulnerabilities. The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) has developed a systematic assessment process that you might find helpful.
According to NFPA 730, Guide for Premises Security, a security vulnerability assessment should include, but not be limited to, the following steps:
Step 1: Formation of a team – Form a team of personnel from pertinent organizational areas and other stakeholders.
Step 2: Organization/facility characterization – Characterize the organization and the facilities to be protected.
Step 3: Threat assessment – Classify threats using an assessment process that includes but is not limited to the following:
You can obtain a copy of this guide through the NFPA (nfpa.org).
The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.