The current threat level for international terrorism in the UK is SEVERE.

February 20 2019
ACT 1

The current threat level for international terrorism in the UK is SEVERE.

SEVERE means an attack is highly likely.

The threat level for the UK from international terrorism is set by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC)

(https://www.mi5.gov.uk/joint-terrorism-analysis-centre).

If you see or hear anything that could be terrorist-related trust your instincts and call the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321

Please refresh your knowledge and the knowledge of colleagues/staff by accessing the materials available herein. Online e-Learning is also available https://www.gov.uk/government/news/act-awareness-elearning  and The Protector Group are able to deliver this training to employees.

We also recommend that security operatives refresh themselves with how to be vigilant by watching the video ‘Personnel security – Eyes Wide Open’ by the Centre for the Protection for National Infrastructure (CPNI).

Find out more:
https://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Documents/ChangeinThreatlevelforInternationalTerrorism.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTFNYtKf6m8

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/crowded-places

https://secure.toolkitfiles.co.uk/clients/14350/sitedata/files/170614-crowded-places-guidance-v1.pdf

Watch the video Run, Hide, Tell:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUCW_mk35Xc

Read about the Prevent Strategy:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/97976/prevent-strategy-review.pdf

Building and business continuity plans should be reviewed and first aid points should be fully stocked and the location of key equipment made clear to all staff.

  • It is recommend that staff are directed to the Citizen Aid app. The number of casualties successfully treated by the public after recent attacks highlights the importance of understanding first aid. https://www.citizenaid.org/
  • NaCTSO has refreshed its latest guidance on recognising the terrorist threat and it is recommended you access this at nactso.gov.uk

 

 

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