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Active Shooter Events

Active shooter situations are unpredictable, occur quickly and result in panic and chaos. They often take place in public areas and result in tragedy. An active shooter event has a lasting impact on those directly affected by the act and on the community as a whole. Therefore, it is critical for supervisors and employees to know ahead of time what to do to keep themselves and others safe.

The following are key steps an employer can take to prepare its workplace and its workforce in the event of an active shooter situation.

1. Put Proper Policies in Place