Scott Fixmer with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will provide a high level overview of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). Scott Fixmer will cover why we need Chemical Security, types of facilities and industries regulated, the CFATS Process, exemptions, tiering, risk based performance standards, and types of inspections.
Scott Fixmer is a Chemical Security Inspector for the Inspections & Enforcement Branch within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the office within DHS which has responsibility for implementing the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). In this capacity, Mr. Fixmer serves as a technical authority on the CFATS regulation responsible for conducting compliance assistance visits, corporate outreach, physical security reviews and site security reviews of regulated high-risk chemical facilities. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and is currently assigned to the Inspection and Enforcement Branch office in Chicago, Illinois.