Describe your premises
What type of business premises do you have? What type of activities take place at these premises? What is the public capacity of this location? Describe the location and area of your premises. How many entry and exit points do you have?
What type of terrorist attack is likely to occur at the premises?
Have you completed a vulnerability assessment Y/N? If Yes – what were your results – insert here
Have you identified relevant workers who must receive terrorism protection training and ensured it is provided to them?
How many relevant workers work or volunteer are at this location? Have they accessed other training material in relation to security awareness? Who manages or maintains training records for staff at this location – and where is it kept? What are your plans for staff recruitment and new joiners?
Who will put the plan into action in the event of an incident? How is the plan and relevant information being communicated to workers at the premises?
If an attack takes place – critical decisions will be made by... If this person is not available then decisions will be made by...
Task 1 – Plan to warn people on the premises than an attack is taking place
How will you communicate on your premises? Do you have a tannoy or speaker system that can be used? is it in accessible space and do staff know how to use it? If you intend to use a system what form of words will you use? Do you have an alarm system on the premises?
Task 2 – Plan to lockdown your premises
Lockdown means locking doors, or other barriers, to prevent access to part or all of a site or building. Have you already got a lockdown procedure? Can your doors and exits be locked manually or automatically from inside the premises? Do your staff know how to do this? If you intend to move people within the building do you have areas which are secure? Have you ensured your staff are trained in how to complete a lockdown in case of emergency? What will you tell members of the public who are in your building when a lockdown occurs?
Task 3 – Plan to evacuate the premises
Do you have evacuation plan? Have you defined what role will your staff plan in the evacuation plan? Have your staff practised evacuating the premises? How will you communicate to people at the premises in the event of a evacuation. You should tell them what the threat is so they evacuate AWAY from it. If you have neighbouring premises – ensure their plan does not conflict with your plan.
Task 4 - Plan to call the emergency services and relay the necessary information
How will you ensure all relevant workers understand how to contact the police? Detail if you have shared information with your staff through training or briefing about what to say to the police. Have you got posters displayed or have you shared material with your staff about what action to share with police in the event of a terrorist incident?
Task 5 – Use available first aid and fire safety equipment
Have you completed a First Aid Needs Assessment? If so, what were its findings and when was it completed? Is your First Aid or Fire Safety equipment ‘in date’, fit for purposes – do you have a Public Access Trauma (PAcT) First Aid kit readily available? Have your relevant workers been trained to use that equipment as part of their terrorism awareness training? If so when Dates of refresher training?
Task 6 – Consider how you tell your neighbours or local network aware of your plan and alert them in an attack
Have you communicated with the persons responsible for neighbouring premises during your planning? If not what action will you now take? How will you communicate with them in the event of a terrorist incident?
This is the plan you created for Bicester – 26/09/2023. Once you have reviewed it, you should move on to step 4.
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