Choose two settings from Ch. 9 of the text and list each setting. Then, complete the following tables. List five threats appropriate to the environment from the setting you chose. Rate the risk for each threat from 0 (low) to 10 (high). Then, list five appropriate countermeasures, including at least two countermeasures specific to physical security and one countermeasure specific to personnel and security management. Once you have completed the tables, write a brief explanation of each countermeasure, stating how the countermeasure reduces the risk associated with that threat.
Setting 1: School
Employee screening, limited computer access, and computer monitoring Child Abduction51015Doors locked from outside, security cameras throughout building inside and outside Earthquake/Fire51015Extensive evacuation plan, install sprinkler system Firearm or Bomb41014Metal detectors at all entrances, armed and unarmed guards, security cameras Drug sells/usage3710Conduct random checks, have drug sniffing dogs do a check Internal theft369Security cameras
Setting 2: Hospital
Assault on a staff member6612Security should be present on each floor Theft of narcotics8816Keep a very strict log of who checks meds in and out and include the quantity Bomb threat448Take all precautions and calls seriously. Retrieve as much info as possible to give to the local authorities Hostage situation336Conduct on going training sessions regarding steps to take during a hostage situation Assault on patients6612Have 2 staff members present when performing care