5.10 Chemical industry and hazardous materials

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The chemical sector is highly diverse in terms of company sizes and geographic dispersion. Its product and service delivery system depends on raw materials, manufacturing plants and processes, and distribution systems, as well as research facilities and supporting infrastructure services, such as transportation and electricity products. Table 5.16 shows security initiatives in the chemical industry and hazardous materials arena.

Table 5.16: Security Initiatives in the Chemical Industry and Hazardous Materials


Promote enhanced site security.

Review current laws and regulations that pertain to the sale and distribution of pesticides and other highly toxic substances.

Continue to develop the chemical ISAC and recruit sector constituents to participate

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Implementing Homeland Security for Enterprise IT
Implementing Homeland Security for Enterprise IT
ISBN: 1555583121
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 248

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