RMA Completes Safety and Emergency Preparedness Study for Ivy Tech

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Risk Management Associates, Inc. conducted a survey and assessment of the fourteen Ivy Tech Community College regions from September through October 2009. The task was to determine the degree compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the physical and operational security posture, and the level of implementation of the Ivy Tech …

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RMA Awarded Blast and CBRNE Vulnerability Assessment Project

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Risk Management Associates has been awarded a project to conduct a Blast Analysis and CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear explosive) Vulnerability Assessment for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Engineering Services Center (NAVFAC ESC). RMA will conduct a comprehensive blast analysis for specific critical facilities. The blast analysis will include modeling of individual facilities using computer software. Findings will include all …

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Kevin M. McQuade Earns Certified Protection Professional

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Kevin McQuade has earned the designation of Certified Protection Professional from ASIS International. Nearly 10,000 professionals have earned the designation of CPP. This group of professionals has demonstrated its competency in the areas of security solutions and best-business practices through an intensive qualification and testing program. As a result, these men and women have been awarded the coveted designation of …

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RMA Awarded Technical Editor Position

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Risk Management Associates has been awarded a contract to to NAVFAC ESC in Port Hueneme, California. As the central point of quality control and organization, the Technical Editor position is a critical component in the success of the NAVFAC ATFP program. This position helps to extend the professionalism and image of the NAVFAC ATFP organization by ensuring documents are free …

Practical Considerations for Blast Mitigation

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We were recently asked by a client to provide information on how they should protect their facility from potential vehicle-born improvised explosive devices. Although this information was written specifically for an educational facility, the principles of how and when to apply blast mitigation procedures and protocols are appropriate for a variety of other companies and organizations as well.

The Basics of Computer Forensics

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In recent years, shows like CSI and others have made the general public aware of the concept of forensics – the use of science and technology to investigate and establish facts in criminal or civil courts of law (Source: www.dictionary.com). However, based on storytelling time constraints imposed on television shows and movies, certain processes and procedures are often oversimplified, enhanced, and …


Be Prepared to Stand Alone: Planning for Weather Related Emergencies

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No one can control the weather, and weather can only be predicted accurately for a day or so into the future. With regard to specific locations, severe weather that can create extreme conditions and pose threats to life and property can only be predicted a few hours or a few minutes in advance. Within this parameter, weather emergencies may occur …

Preparing for the Ordinary Means Protection for the Extraordinary

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Although this article was originally written for electrical utilities, the concepts apply to other companies and organizations. Darren Nix of Risk Management Associates authored this article originally published in Security Products Magazine. Increased security at Electrical Utility companies for the prevention of ordinary events also provides protection for the extraordinary events. There has been a tremendous focus on protecting our …

Preparing for a Pandemic

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When planning for a pandemic, masks and gloves are the last thing you need. When considering a response to a pandemic, most employers immediately think of personal protective equipment (PPE), which are less effective measures used to protect employees and the public. Work practice, engineering controls, and administrative controls are far more effective but generally take more advanced time and …

How to Choose an Integrator

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A key component to choosing an appropriate security system is a vulnerability assessment or a security threat analysis of a facility. Once an organization’s security needs have been determined, an appropriate security system can be designed to meet those needs. Critically important to the success of these projects is the choice of a qualified systems integrator to install the necessary …