Whitepaper: Changing focus of AS3745:2010 – Greatest focus on Active Threat Environment
Changing focus of AS3745:2010 -Greatest focus on Active Threat Environment
Rick Rescorla was the Security Manager for Morgan Stanley who was located in the south tower of the World Trade Centre, New York. Rick was able to foresee the risks associated with being a tenant in an iconic building. Rick ensured through planning and education that the staff of Morgan Stanley were sufficiently trained and assessed in emergency evacuation drills. In the lead up to the events of 9/11, the employees of Morgan Stanley conducted regular emergency preparedness training in line with the building risks identified through regular security risk assessments.
Australian Standard 3745-2010: Planning for Emergencies in Facilities, provides the necessary tools and guidance to ensure occupants in facilities are appropriately prepared. Since AS3745’s inception in 1990, it has continued to evolve to ensure relevance and currency in line with the threat and risk environment. The current version supports the significant threat increase resulting in the release of Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism released in 2017, as well as the National Counter-Terrorism Plan released in the same year…