Education Bootcamp on How to respond against Active Shooter
20 Aug 2019
- 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM EST
120 Minutes

The fatal flaw: your current response does not address the lethal first four to eight minutes for your employees to respond and your emergency team to take command.

Education Bootcamp on How to respond against Active Shooter

Bo Mitchell, President/Founder 911 Consulting, CEM, CPP, CBCP, CHCM, CHSP, CHEP, CHS-V, CSSM, CSHM, CFC, CIPS, CSC, CAS, TFCT3, CERT, CMC was Police Commissioner of Wilton, CT for 16 years.

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August 20th 2019 - 1 PM EST 

Part 1 - How to repond against Active shooters - Run, Hide or Fight

August 21st 2019 - 1 PM EST 

Part 2 - Learn How to Respond To Bomb Threats, Suspicious Packages and Active Shooters at Your Workplace. Understand the Role of Your Police and Fire Departments in your Planning, Training and Drills.

Overview - Part 1

FBI and NYPD report that Active Shooter incidents have quadrupled in 2013-16 versus the previous five-year’ average. 70% of Active Shooters are in workplaces versus campuses. 3 people die and 3+ are injured in the average Active Shooter incident. Active shooters strike companies, high rises, healthcare, factories and malls as well as campuses. Your response is dramatically different at each site. This presentation will turn very tactical. If you’re easily offended or nauseous, don’t register. You will learn how to create plans and procedures and how to train your emergency team and rank-and-file employees.

Let's start with some facts for context:

  • Campus shootings are not increasing. U.S. government studies show the number of incidents have held steady or decreased over the last two decades
  • Campus violence is workplace violence. Schools and colleges are workplaces before they are campuses
  • Workplace homicides are down dramatically over the last two decades
  • Workplace violence of all calibers except homicide are on the increase. Harassment to assault to robbery and rape are much more likely than homicide.

The most important role in workplace safety and active shooting emergency is of the first responders. They are efficient and quick. It should be also taken into consideration that the law enforcement department is as efficient when it comes to solving the problem. It is important for all the members of the society to take part in informing if they see something wrong. Similarly, active shooting and workplace violence will be avoided only if the employers and employees are proactive and take active part in providing correct information at the right time.

An active shooter’s deadly phase is over in the workplace, usually in the first four to eight minutes – or to say, before the police can arrive on the scene and deploy them. This means only one thing, employees are the first responders. Once an active shooter incident unfolds, it happens in lightning speed and the aftermath can be horrific and deadly.

Your crisis communication response must start in the first minute of your response to an active shooter emergency. Social Media and the 24/7 TV world ensure your workplace will be the target not only of the active shooter, but the target of the entire world watching you and your management respond. What are your best strategies to ensure that your personnel and company reputation aren’t killed due to an erroneous response and there is continuous workplace safety? 

Beyond the first minutes of response, you—as the employer—have specific responsibilities, exposures and liabilities towards workplace safety. Learn how to address your issues for this growing threat of active shooters in the workplace in this session by expert speaker Bo Mitchell.

Learning Objectives

  1. What are the fatal flaws in your current response and training.
  2. How do you prepare for tactical response?
  3. How do you train employees re your tactical response?
  4. What are the laws and regulations applicable to our planning and training?
  5. What are the larger causes of these lethal events in your workplace?
  6. What is our liability exposure doing this right? For not doing it at all?

Get answers to

  • How will your employees react?
  • Do they know to recognize workplace violence in all its forms?
  • How do they report this to you?
  • How do they protect themselves when an incident starts?
  • How should you plan against a violent incident at your workplace?
  • What are the legal and compliance issues in your workplace?

What you will learn in our 60 minute Webinar

  • Practical Steps to Prevent Violence in your Workplace
  • Identifying the Tell-Tale Signs of Violence in the Workplace
  • Get an Understanding of the Factors and Psychology Behind Workplace Violence
  • Identify the Resources You Have in your Workplace to Avoid Violence
  • How to Create an Emergency Plan to Deal with Workplace Violence, Especially Active Shooters


Overview - Part 2

Learn How to Respond To Bomb Threats, Suspicious Packages and Active Shooters at Your Workplace. Understand the Role of Your Police and Fire Departments in your Planning, Training and Drills.

NYC gets 100 threats communicated every day on average. Six of those will result in deployment of the NYPD bomb squad-every day-mostly to workplaces, not to your apartment. Maybe you're not NYC, but threats from bombs and suspicious packages are constant and foreseeable emergencies for your workplace and your surroundings anywhere in America. Active Shooters are four times more frequent in the last two years than in the five years before.
You have a duty of care to plan and train all your employees regarding your response. Frequent examples of employer responses that are dangerous: employees who discover then pick-up/transport the suspicious package to your office! The knee-jerk evacuation of your building will result in sending your people towards the emergency to get them hurt or killed – unarmed employees who confront Active Shooters.

Learning Objectives
• Understanding the employer's responsibility under law
• Learn the Best practices when dealing with these threats
• How should you, as the employer distinguish the hoax from the real?
• What are your command, control and communications issues response to these threats?
• Decide which employees to train and how to train them
• The role of police and fire departments in your planning, training and drills


Who Should Attend

  • Managers, Supervisors
  • Law enforcement officers, Top Management, HR Directors and Human Resource employee
  • Emergency Prep Coordinators and Safety & diversity management professionals
  • Threat Assessment Teams
  • Anyone involved in the development or implementation of a workplace violence prevention policy
  • Anyone who is interested in learning how to identify, prevent, defuse or resolve violence in the workplace.

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