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Physical Security and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

By John Perdikaris

CRC Press

344 pages

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Description

Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a DisasterWhen disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is critical to those on the frontline. Developed with first res

Table of Contents

Emergency Management. Threat Ensemble, Vulnerability and Risk Assessments. Critical Infrastructure Protection. Targeted Violence and Violent Behaviour. Protection Strategies. Management Strategies. Contingency Plans. Response and Recovery Operations. Appendices.

About the Author

Dr. John Perdikaris is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada. He has 15 years of varied engineering and emergency management experience on a variety of projects within the province of Ontario, including acting as project manager on various engineering and emergency preparedness projects. He holds a master's degree in engineering from the University of Guelph, Ontario, and a PhD from the same university. His fields of expertise include force protection, critical infrastructure protection, emergency management, water resources management, forecasting and warning systems, and modeling and simulation.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC040000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General