Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023, 9:00AM - 12:00PM


This course walks through how to create a tailored, scalable security plan that meets the business model and unique circumstances of a facility. Participants will learn the key elements of a chemical security plan and benefit from examples, lessons learned, and best practices.

This course runs 2-3 hours in length and is designed to help leadership, facility security personnel, and other applicable personnel understand, develop, and implement a facility security plan. This no-cost, in-depth course covers:

  • Importance of chemical security
    • Review of chemical terrorism events
    • CISA chemical security programs and resources
  • How to assess your facility's risk
    • Identifying critical assets at your facility
    • Identifying, analyzing, and mitigating risk at your facility
  • Security goals in a security plan
    • How to create your tailored security plan
    • Critical considerations for achieving the ChemLock security goals

To register for this course, see the scheduled dates listed below and register for a course that works for you. To request a special offering of this course for your facility or organization, please fill out the ChemLock Services Request Form