Chemical Facility Security Standards Place New Requirements on Chemical Industry

August 2010
JCT CoatingsTech;Aug2010, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p18
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The article focuses on new requirements for the chemical industry that are brought by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) due to the 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. It mentions the rules made by the Department of Homeland Security in relation to the enactment of CFATS in 2006 such as the identification of a large number of Chemicals of Interest (COI). Furthermore, the Site Security Plan (SSP) which should be submitted by facilities that are subject to CFATS is discussed.


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