Container Inspection

Introductory Information:

Participants will learn how to conduct inspections of containers in order to reduce the threats posed by terrorism.

Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:

  • US Customs Initiatives

  • General Inspection Procedures

  • Specific Container Inspections

  • Security Criteria

Legal Requirements:

US Customs and Border Patrol have created an initiative known as the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). In order to qualify for C-TPAT membership, businesses must develop and implement a program to improve security throughout their supply chain. Part of the program must include Security Awareness Training for personnel who are responsible for conducting container searches. This program was designed to comply with this US Customs requirement for C-TPAT membership.

Course Duration: 2 Hours

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