The likelihood of an active assailant situation is now recognized by the US Government (OSHA, FBI, Homeland Security) to be an event that is “More Likely Than Not” to occur, especially in high risk industries.
The very idea of an active shooter incident is unsettling. Yet the way to feel the safest and the most confident about a positive outcome (prevention or safe management/resolution) is to look at the possibility head-on and prepare as thoroughly as possible. Understanding the risk factors, putting measures in place and rehearsing for various scenarios are the best practices to mitigate loss, including the possibility of loss of life. In even more simple terms, there are three clear steps to take in response to an active shooter incident: RUN, HIDE, FIGHT.
Our latest SlideShare summarizes many aspects of an active assailant incident, including which industries are most at risk, what motivates a perpetrator, and what best practices to implement to protect your organization.
Take your own first step today – view the slideshow here: