Introduction to Planning Guidance

  • Walking the facility to better understand the locations an employee, occupant or visitor could best utilize to seek cover and/or concealment.
  • Reviewing current security measures to establish vulnerabilities which could be easily mitigated by process improvement.

Evolution of the Active Shooter

  • Revisiting recent active shooter events which correlate directly to your specific facility.

Incorporating Active Shooter Considerations into the Occupant Emergency Program

  • Uncovering challenges in the process.
  • Review of current procedures, to include shelter-in-place and evacuation procedures.

Preparedness

  • Reporting Indicators, Warnings, and Incidents of Workplace Violence
  • Threat Assessment Teams
  • Law Enforcement and First Responder Coordination

Training and Exercises

  • Training and Awareness Material
  • Occupant Self-Help and First Aid
  • Considerations for Medical First Responders (Fire and EMS)
  • Exercises

Response

  • Run
  • Hide
  • Fight
  • Run, Hide, Fight for Occupants with Disabilities
  • Run, Hide, Fight for Occupants with Children (Daycare or Parent/Guardian Situation)
  • Interacting with First Responders
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Access and Staging
  • Tenant Cooperation with Law Enforcement
  • Communications/Media Messaging
  • The Importance of Effective Communication in a Crisis Environment

Recovery

  • Reunification
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Training on Psychological First Aid
  • Managing the Responses to Victims and Families