- Security & Vulnerability Assessment & Master Planning
Burns & McDonnell conducted an all-inclusive physical security and threat and vulnerability assessment for the waste resources department of a southern city with a population of just over 175,000. Threat and vulnerability assessments included lighting surveys at more than 90 individual locations throughout the metropolitan area.
One project component was the development of a new visitor and contractor entry control point (ECP) and a new employee ECP. The goal was to create a more focal ECP that provided for better access control, improved officer safety and security/visitor interaction, and addressed the normal operational requirements. Additional considerations included design commensurate with the current security environment but able to escalate if necessary. Our team based the final design on interviews with stakeholders, security officers and regular users.
The project concluded with identification of appropriate security measures at each location through site characterizations and the development of minimum design standards to be used as the benchmark across other sites. We also created a prioritized implementation plan based on criticality that was included in a security master plan format to provide the city with five-year management going forward.
- RAM-WTM methodology
- Security and vulnerability assessment at 90-plus wastewater locations
- Threat and risk assessment
- Electronic security measures assessment
- CCTV assessment, testing, function audit
- Policies and procedures review
- Security master planning
- Security design standard development
- Security design standard planning