This manual is a revised and expanded version of FEMA 428. BIPS 07 provides the design community and school administrators with the basic principles and techniques to design a school that is safe from potential physical attacks and, at the same time, offers an aesthetically pleasing design that is functional and meets the needs of the students, staff, administration, and general public. This second edition of FEMA 428 focuses on the threats posed by physical attacks on a school by terrorists or targeted shootings. The manual is intended for use by schools who feel they are at risk to attack and is designed to meet the needs of all schools, including those with serious security concerns.
BIPS 07 – Primer to Design Safe School Projects in Case of Terrorist Attacks and School Shootings (PDF, 317 pages – 34 MB)