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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter HPart 106Subpart C → §106.300


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 106—MARINE SECURITY: OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF (OCS) FACILITIES
Subpart C—Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facility Security Assessment (FSA)


§106.300   General.

(a) The Facility Security Assessment (FSA) is a written document that is based on the collection of background information, the completion of an on-scene survey and an analysis of that information.

(b) A single FSA may be performed and applied to more than one OCS facility to the extent they share physical characteristics, location, and operations.

(c) Third parties may be used in any aspect of the FSA if they have the appropriate skills and if the Company Security Officer (CSO) reviews and accepts their work.

(d) Those involved in a FSA must be able to draw upon expert assistance in the following areas, as appropriate:

(1) Knowledge of current and anticipated security threats and patterns;

(2) Recognition and detection of dangerous substances and devices;

(3) Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security;

(4) Recognition of techniques used to circumvent security measures;

(5) Methods used to cause a security incident;

(6) Effects of dangerous substances and devices on structures and essential services;

(7) OCS facility security requirements;

(8) OCS facility and vessel interface business practices;

(9) Contingency planning, emergency preparedness and response;

(10) Physical security requirements;

(11) Radio and telecommunications systems, including computer systems and networks;

(12) Marine or civil engineering; and

(13) OCS facility and vessel operations.

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