It’s good practice for security executives to work with Human Resources to develop an organization-wide policy regarding how to respond in the event of an active shooter in the workplace. It’s even better to notify every employee in the organization of the policy and conduct regular training on the procedures. But it’s a bad idea […]
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Let’s say you have your workplace violence prevention plan in place, and you are conducting the training outlined in your plan. Part of the plan should include strategies for your workers to avoid harm. Here are four key tips to offer your workers should they be confronted with violence at your facility.
The recent mass shootings at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and a crowded entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio have hopefully prompted many employers to question whether their employees have the preparation to react should an active shooter situation happen in the workplace.
Although there is discussion about the general public becoming numb due to their alarming frequency, active shooter situations remain terrifying to those involved. To maximize the chances of surviving, and to minimize potential damage, people caught in an event need to keep a cool head and focus on any training they may have had. Sadly, […]
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is fast-tracking the development of a new standard for active shooter situations. Expectations are that the new standard will be ready this coming spring.