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OSH 190 - Industrial Security

3.0 Credits
Overview of all-hazards approach to industrial security. Site-specific vulnerability assessment, development of Emergency Action Plan, loss prevention, industrial security, history of terrorism/terrorist threats, workplace violence and Nat’l Incident Mgmt System (NIMS). Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the history and evolution of Terrorism (Historical Perspective) including specific hazardous threats: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive/Energetic (CBRNE). [REASON]
  2. Apply the best practices of Industrial Security including: a. Equipment use b. Methods c. Control of facility and grounds d. Internal Security threats (i.e., disgruntled employees). [REASON]
  3. Identify the potential for workplace violence, analyze its causes and impact, and suggest preventative procedures and safeguards. [EXPLORE]
  4. Explain site-specific vulnerability assessment processes. [ACT]
  5. Recognize how the National Incident Management System (NIMS) applies to industrial security and emergency response. [REASON]
  6. Develop and implement site specific Health and Safety Plans that include emergency response elements. [COMMUNICATE]

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