Properly storing and securing explosives is vitally important in our industry. This free PDF contains guidelines, tips, techniques and tools developed by ATF, ISEE and IME for properly securing explosive materials.
The purpose of this booklet is to provide industry members with useful tips, techniques and tools for properly securing explosive materials. In past, advisories to explosives industry members, it has requested that industry members report any suspicious behavior or unusual activity to ATF and local law enforcement authorities. Keeping explosives secure requires more than that, however. It requires preparing and implementing a security plan.
Each member of the explosives industry is urged to adopt a security program for their explosives operations and storage sites. If you already have a security plan, please take this opportunity to reevaluate your plan and ensure that it provides both safeguards and an action plan in the event of an emergency situation.