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CSS Preparedness FS

This fact sheet lists the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) suite of security preparation and preparedness resources and programs available to CFATS-covered facilities that may enhance facility security awareness and profile.


Any facility that possesses or plans to possess any of the chemicals of interest (COI) regulated under Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) at or above a specified quantity or concentration must report their holdings to DHS.


Translated CFATS Resources

These are Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) resources in Spanish to assist facilities and individuals understand the CFATS program and how to report a CFATS violation.

RBPS 11 - Training

RBPS 11 - Training is the performance standard that addresses security and response training, exercises, and drills to identify and respond to suspicious behavior and malevolent acts by insiders or intruders.

CFATS Ammonia Flyer

This flyer is a resource to help facilities become aware that ammonia (anhydrous) is a DHS chemical of interest under CFATS. Any individual or facility that possesses 10,000 lb. or more or more of ammonia (anhydrous)—expected to be less than 10% water—must report their chemical holdings to DHS.

CFATS RBPS 11 - Training

Under the CFATS Risk-Based Performance Standards (RBPS) 11 – Training, the performance of proper training, exercises, and drills enables facility personnel to be better able to identify and respond to suspicious behavior and malevolent acts of insiders or intruders.

Tools and Resources

DHS provides free tools and resources to communities because the Department recognizes that communities are the first line of defense in keeping the public safe and secure.


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