Responding to an Active Shooter
What to Do When the Unthinkable Happens
How do you inform and prepare your workers when the unthinkable happens? While an active shooter situation is very unlikely to happen at your workplace, it’s best to know how to respond to it now and be prepared.
In this microlesson, we outline four key strategies for dealing with an active shooter situation based on the recommendations from Department of Homeland Security. Every organization takes safety seriously. While we hope you never have to use them, being prepared could save lives. We dive into what needs to be done during an active shooter situation and how to behave when law enforcement arrives. The key lessons here are to remain calm and follow instructions.
- Taking a few minutes to think about what you should do can make the difference later.
- How you, the employer, takes safety seriously and want to hear about concerns so they can be addressed.