By ASME Innovative Technologies Institute LLC
The aim of this book is to supply an figuring out of the RAMCAP Plus procedure with the intention to establish, prioritize and coordinate preparedness of the nation's severe infrastructure, together with safeguard (avoiding detrimental occasions or their results) and resilience (rapid go back to complete functionality after these occasions that occur). RAMCAP stands for possibility research and administration for serious Asset defense; the RAMCAP Plus procedure is a high-level technique that may be adapted to numerous sectors, thereby offering a mechanism for evaluating chance and risk-management merits at scales starting from resources to complete sectors of the economic system
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Insurance coverage for capital and business interruption expenses, including potential loss of revenue, impacts on user rates, and critical customer base 19. Previous risk assessment(s), SVA(s), or other security risk analysis reports completed for the facility (if available) 20. Existing and planned operator and asset security operations systems, procedures, countermeasures, and physical security plans that describe security systems in-place to include: barriers, closed-circuit television (CCTV), access controls, intrusion detection system (IDS), as well as protective measures 21.
Using the RAMCAP Plus Process Step 1. Asset Characterization The first step in the RAMCAP Plus process, Asset Characterization, has two purposes: x x To determine whether a specific facility is sufficiently critical to justify embarking on a RAMCAP analysis – the “top screen” phase7; and To decide which specific assets within a facility to include in the assessment – the asset selection phase. Both phases are concerned primarily with potential consequences, asking whether they are large enough to justify including the facility or asset, respectively, in the analysis.
Example Problem The following example is presented to illustrate the application of the RAMCAP Plus process. The example uses a hydro-electric dam that provides power, flood control, water supply and recreation to a sizable population. This example will be revisited at the end of each succeessive step, adding additional information until the example is complete. org/about-asme/terms-of-use This portion of the example describes Step 1, the Asset Characterization. The dam is critical to the regional power supply and holds back water that would cause widespread flooding, fatalities and property damage if breached.