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Posted by | December 4, 2017 | Uncategorized

DHS Offers Resources to Enhance SecurityThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been reaching out to the waterpark industry to get the message out. By Rebecca Robledo Dept. of Homeland Security

Given some of the horrific incidents making headlines recently, security is becoming a bigger concern at any venue that attracts large crowds.The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is well aware of this reality and its implications for waterparks and amusement parks. For this reason, it has reached out to the industry to spread awareness of its message and resources.“Security is important, regardless of the size of the venue,” said Daniel Abreu, branch chief of the Office of Infrastructure Protection, a sector of the DHS. “Security is scalable… so it depends on the type of facility and type of funding. But no matter what, there are some basic principles that every organization can take and should take.”

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