Public Works Expo 2018

MD38 - Facility Emergency Planning: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Aug 27, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Aug 27, 2018 4:50pm


Attend this presentation for an overview of the key elements of critical infrastructure protection. We know our facilities and processes the best. So, the question must be asked – “How would I break this?” Answering that question will provide you the best opportunities for eliminating vulnerabilities, hardening potential targets, and preparing your staff for how to respond if the unthinkable happens.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, you will be better able to:

1. Establish guidelines and training for staff to be able respond to emergencies.
2. Take steps to protect infrastructure assets and deter or minimize harm.
3. Prepare staff for the type of protocols that police, fire, EMS, and rescue teams use when responding to a threat.


  • Travis Ouverson, Assistant Chief, City of West Des Moines Police Department

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