Workplace Shootings: Train, practice, protect!
Employers have a legal obligation to provide their employees with a work environment free from harm, including physical violence. Given the increase in workplace shootings in recent years, some employers are going a step further and teaching their employees how to react if such dangers occur in their places of business.
This webcast will cover:
Training — While training is not legally required of employers, it can help teach employees how to identify the warning signs of violence before it occurs, recognize the presence of an active threat, and best react to protect themselves should an incident occur.
Planning — Conversations about what to do in the event of an active shooting incident may be difficult to have but being unprepared and unprotected is even worse. Developing an action plan helps companies identify their strengths and weaknesses before they are tested by a violent individual.
Practice — Just as you prepare your employees to respond to other devastating events with drills, such as fires or tornadoes, you should teach them how to react in the face of workplace violence. The more they practice, the less likely they will be to freeze up in the event that the unthinkable happens.
This one-hour webcast will include a question and answer session.