ASRC: Masterclass #2 Bomb Safety and Security



To coincide with the launch of the book “Bomb Safety and Security – the Manager’s Guide” the Australian Security Research Centre is hosting a 1⁄2 day Masterclass.

ASRC Masterclasses enable peer-to-peer discussion of relevant topics guided by a leader in the field.

Takeaways from this Masterclass are the principles underpinning a safe and sensible response to bombs, threats, unattended items and post-blast scenarios.  The emphasis is on providing a safe and secure environment while minimising disruption to the organisation and protecting it from claims of mismanagement.

Additional topics:

Physical and procedural protective considerations

Hazardous mail

Search planning and management

Emergency procedure considerations including evacuation for bomb incidents

Training and testing

Risk assessment and mitigation and

Blast modelling factors

Attendees are invited to bring their site’s security and emergency management plans to refer to during the Masterclass.

Date and Time: 28 September 2016 1.30 to 5 pm.

Location: Australian Institute of International Affairs Theatre, Thesiger Crt, Deakin, Canberra.

Cost: $275.00 plus GST.

Discounted fee of $240.00 plus GST for: Registered Security Professionals, Members of ASIS International, VMA and FMA.

All attendees will receive a copy of the book “Bomb Safety and Security – the Manager’s Guide”.

DonWilliamsPresenter: Donald S. Williams CPP RSecP ASecM MIExpE IABTI IAPS. Don is a recognised thought leader with over 100 published articles and papers. He was a bomb technician for 20 years, was the Bomb Risk Manager for the Sydney 2000 Olympics and Paralympics, for which he received the Olympic Order of Merit. He was the Defence Officer at the Australian Bomb Data Centre in the mid- 90’s. He is a member of the ASIS International, the Institute of Explosive Engineers, the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators and the International Association of Protective Structures.