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Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002
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Due to the impact on the operations of the Federal Government by COVID-19, the Office of SAFETY Act Implementation (OSAI) is open for business but we will be operating remotely via telework until further notice. The best methods to contact us will be via email:OSAI@HQ.DHS.GOV ;or via our designated call-in line: 202-254-8637 or 1-866-788-9318. Please keep in mind that we are experiencing an historically high level of applications and program activity. Due to the surge of workload and our requirement to telework for the foreseeable future, our response may take some more time than usual. We are open for business and are doing our best to maintain your application timelines. We are not able to conduct in-person meetings or site visits at this present time. We are aware that many of you may be working on submitting applications for renewal. Please contact us if you have any questions. Regarding the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS): OSAI is offering virtual BPATS training sessions for commercial facilities. If you are interested in participating in the course, please send an email to OSAI@hq.dhs.gov ;or visit https://bpatsassessmenttool.nibs.org/ ;for more information about the BPATS tool.

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  What is the SAFETY Act?

The SAFETY Act provides important legal liability protections for providers of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies - whether they are products or services. The goal of the SAFETY Act is to encourage the development and deployment of effective anti-terrorism products and services by providing liability protections.

SAFETY Act Consultation and Assistance:
The SAFETY Act liability protections apply to a wide range of anti-terrorism products, systems, and services. A private sector entity must apply for protections for the Department of Homeland Security to determine if their offering is a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology. The Office of SAFETY Act Implementation (OSAI) encourages the private sector to engage with our office prior to submitting a full application.

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For more details, see the SAFETY Act Final Rule ; Confidentiality of Information .

 
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