Security measures to consider for your business – Vehicle As a Weapon Attack
Source: The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)
The risk to pedestrians from Vehicle As a Weapon (VAW) attack remains a realistic possibility during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social distancing measures will require businesses to manage customers flows and numbers going into premises. As such it is likely that customers will form or be asked to form orderly queues to enter premises.
In order to minimise the risk to queues of people, organisations can take practical and achievable measures to either deter or disrupt a Vehicle As a Weapon Attack. The range of options highlighted below (click on the web link) provide varying levels of protection and residual risk. Further advice can be sought from local Police Counter Terrorism Security Advisers (CTSAs).
Protecting pedestrian queues from Vehicle As a Weapon Attack https://www.cpni.gov.uk/system/files/documents/9f/8f/CPNI%20and%20NaCTSO%20Advice%20Note%20-%20Protecting%20pedestrian%20queues%20from%20Vehicle%20As%20a%20Weapon%20Attack%2014%20May%202020.pdf
More information on practical security measures can be found on the CPNI website by clicking here and the National Counter Terrorism Security Office by clicking here.
Image: GOV.UK / The Crown
Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites and has not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any information contained in such third party websites. Leeds Pubwatch cannot accept any responsibility, legal or otherwise, for any errors or omissions. This article is not legal advice. It is recommended that you obtain legal advice in circumstances where you have specific questions relating to the law.
The Leeds Pubwatch website does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. Therefore, mention of commercial products, processes, or services on the website cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.
The information contained in this web site is provided only as general information, which may be incomplete or outdated. Please note that users of this web site are responsible for independently verifying any and all information. The inclusion of links from this site does not imply endorsement or support of any of the linked information, services, products, or providers.