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Guidelines for Analyzing and Managing the Security Vulnerabilities of Fixed Chemical Sites

Guidelines for Analyzing and Managing the Security Vulnerabilities of Fixed Chemical Sites

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)

ISBN: 978-0-470-92500-3

Aug 2010

240 pages

Select type: O-Book


This new initiative demonstrates a process and tools for managing the security vulnerability of sites that produce and handle chemicals, petroleum products, pharmaceuticals, and related materials such as fertilizers and water treatment chemicals. Includes: enterprise screening; site screening; protection analysis; security vulnerability assessment; action planning and tracking.



Abbreviations and Acronyms.

1. Introduction.

1.1 A New Imperative for Chemical Facility Security.

1.2 Objectives, Intended Audience, and Scope of This Book.

1.3 Integration of This Guidance with Other CCPS Guidance.

1.4 Organization of the Book.


2. Security Vulnerability Analysis Concepts.

2.1 Introduction.

2.2 Background.

2.3 Definition of SVA Terms.

2.4 Countermeasures and Security Risk Management Concepts.

2.5 CCPS SVA Criteria and Associated Rationales.


3. CCPS Security Vulnerability Analysis (SVA) Methodology.

3.1 Introduction.

3.2 SVA Methodology.

4. Managing Chemical Facility Security.

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Integration of Chemical facility Security and SVA Activities with Existing Environmental, Health, and Safety Programs.

4.3 Follow-Up of SVA Recommendations and Revalidation of SVAs.

4.4 Interfaces between Security of Hazardous Materials at Fixed Facilities and in Transportation.


Appendix A. CCPS Security Vulnerability Analysis Criteria.

Appendix B.  CCPS Enterprise Level Screening Process.

Appendix C. CCPS Security Vulnerability Analysis Process Workbook: Part 1—Overview.

Overview of CCPS Security Vulnerability Analysis Process: Part 2—Attachments.