In this program, you are provided with proven response strategies for active shooter situations. The session provides insight into how people react in emergency situations and the effects of stress on decision-making during emergencies. Using case studies, attendees will recognize the importance of situational awareness and pre-planning for an active shooter situation and other types of emergencies. The session will instill confidence and empower attendees so they will be able to quickly recognize a life-threatening event and respond appropriately.
Your workplace is not immune to acts of violence by disgruntled employees, former employees, customers, or others. This session will also cover warning signs or pre-incident indicators to help you identify the potential perpetrators of such acts. It covers concepts endorsed by the US Department of Homeland Security and what to expect when law enforcement responds. Preventive policies and procedures will be covered as well as lessons learned from past incidents. The instructor's personal threat assessment experiences will reinforce the discussion. Time allowing, a class concluding audiotape of actual incidents will get your attention by emphasizing the importance of the concepts presented in this program.
Other areas covered are:
- Recognizing potential workplace violence indicators - warning signs
- The threat from within vs. threats from others
- Dealing with the disgruntled employee/customer
- Incident prevention and post-incident management actions for the employer
- Additional resources
- Actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and to assist responding law enforcement officials
Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Understand the Run-Hide-Fight process
- Understand and recognize some of the pre-incident red flags
- Better coordinate post-incident management with first-responders
- Develop an effective in-house response training program
- Improve your personal security awareness attitude
Who should attend: All management decision-makers to include security, trainers, and human resource personnel. All employees need this training whether they get it from this session or later from your own training programs.