Presentation on theme: "C-TPAT SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING"— Presentation transcript:
1 C-TPAT SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING Presented at: XXXXXAs a Basis for Individual Facility Training
2 C-TPAT Background U.S. Government’s Response to 9/11 Recognized need to strengthen borders and control possible terrorist infiltration of the int’l supply chainU.S. Customs and Border Protection under the “new” Department of Homeland SecurityC-TPAT program started in 2003 with voluntary applications for importers, carriers, brokers, freight forwardersIncentive based: COMPANY XXXXXXXXXXXX benefits from participation
3 C-TPAT Benefits Reduced Cargo Inspections Fewer enforcement examinations and trade inspectionsTiered systemCertifiedValidated (minimum)Validated (exceeds standards; has best practices)FAST Lanes for expedited cargo processing: CA and MXMitigation of penaltiesCommunications portal (2006)Best practices catalog (2005)Expedited ruling requestsPossible “green lane”
4 C-TPAT Background (cont’d) March 25, 2005, CBP publishes detailed C-TPAT Security CriteriaPhase IContainer Security, Physical Security, Physical Access ControlsPhase IIPersonnel Security, Procedural Security, IT SecuritySecurity Training and Threat AwarenessPhase III: Business Partner Requirements
5 Security Training and Threat Awareness Purpose:To train employees to recognize and be aware of the threat posed by terrorists at each point in the supply chain.Employees must be aware of emergency procedures the company has in place.“safe” rooms, evacuation proceduresEmployees must know how to report situations that may compromise security (who, what, when).Each facility has guidelines and emergency numbers
6 Your facility: Emergency “Safe” roomWhat to do if there is a Hazmat situationWhere to meet outside the facility in case of an evacuationNumbers to call: (posted in _________)When to call: (posted in ___________)
7 Phase I: Container Security Inspection/storage of containers and sealsEmployees should immediately report to their supervisors, customs coordinator and plant manager any signs of:Container (or trailer) damage;Broken container (or trailer) seals;Unauthorized personnel in container/trailer storage areas;Paperwork discrepancies (unaccounted for cargo, missing cargo).
8 Phase I: Physical Security Employees should immediately report:Damage to exterior fencing, lighting and the building structure;Defective locking devices and signs of tampering or forcing locks in the building or along the fence line;Missing keys and access cards or the use of keys and cards by unauthorized personnel;Any damage to the alarm systems or video surveillance systems.
9 Phase I: Physical Access Controls IMPORTANT AREA OF EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATIONEmployees should know fellow co-workers and challenge unauthorized personnel to identify themselves when seen on the premises.Employees should notify the head of security about ANY unauthorized personnel on premises.(follow reporting chain for each facility)
10 Phase I: Physical Access Controls (cont’d) Employees must wear badges at all times and should report cases where:Visitors and delivery personnel are not wearing identifying badges while on the facility premisesAny proposed break in procedure“I just need to drop something off….” (follow reporting chain for each facility)
11 Phase II: Personnel Security HR is responsible for verifying previous employment, background checks, termination proceduresRemove access keys, cards, IT passwordsFollow all written proceduresEmployees should immediately report if terminated employees try to access the facility premises.“Most Wanted” wall
12 Phase II: Procedural Security Shipping employees must:Inspect trailer before loading for any damage7-point test, especially if trailer was in storageVerify paperwork and seal numberCargo integrity (correct quantity, weight, description)Properly affix seal (or seals if multiple stops)Report any signs of tampering or suspicious activityFollow written procedures: keep logs updated
13 Phase II: Procedural Security Receiving employees must:Verify that cargo specifications match paperworkVerify seal numberCheck for exterior signs of tamperingAfter unloading, check interior for tamperingReport any signs of tampering or suspicious activityMake sure container/trailer is properly reloaded or storedFollow all written procedures: keep all logs updated
14 Phase III: Business Partner Requirements All business partners (manufacturers, product suppliers, vendors) should meet C-TPAT criteria (or equivalent foreign supply chain security system) for their own business, subject to COMPANY XXXXXXXXXXXX verification.COMPANY XXXXXXXXXXXX employees must target business partners that are C-TPAT certified.CBP Status Verification Interface (SVI)Plant managers should be advised of partners that do not meet C-TPAT criteria, so a change in supplier may be considered.
15 Security Awareness for Guards First line of defense: the perimeterCheck for damage to facility, unauthorized entry of persons and vehiclesReport breaches IMMEDIATELYGuards are responsible for verifying incoming and exiting trailers and containersPaperwork (shipping or receiving)SealsDriver IDsVisitors: ID and appointment checked before allowed to enterDelivery drivers: ID and delivery approval before entryEmployees: ID required, survey employee parking, watch for terminated employeesFollow all written procedures; log all persons/vehicles
16 Recognizing Internal Conspiracies Employees not in appropriate work spaces at appropriate timeExample: assembly line personnel in warehouseExcessive contact with outside personnelShoe exampleParking violationsNext to containers/trailersNo employee parking permit displayed“Can you do me a favor…?”
17 Security Awareness and You C-TPAT brings the responsibility for supply chain security to each individual.All COMPANY XXXXXXXXXXXX employees should participate in keeping their part of the supply chain as strong as possible at their facility.Always be aware of potential security threatsFollow proceduresReport suspicious activity