Would you have the presence of mind to snatch a hot-barreled AR-15 assault rifle from the hands of an active shooter?
That's what James Shaw Jr. did in the early morning hours of April 22 in a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville. Four people lost their lives but the "Waffle House hero" is being credited with saving many others. Shaw's actions illustrate the last resort of "Run, Hide, Fight" -- the training at the core of Active Shooter Defense Plan. Planning and preparing is the key to protecting your organization from attack.
This fast-paced 90-minute online training for HR, training and security leaders provides real-life stories, pertinent facts and steps you can take to prepare for and respond to an emergency. In addition to a compelling narrative from former agent Haley, your company will secure the guidance and information tools to update or implement your legally compliant Emergency Action Plan (EAP) along with specific Active Shooter Preparedness Guidelines.
Bring safety and peace of mind to your workplace. Your employees will thank you for it.
- Characteristics of "typical" active shooter incidents — (there is almost never an emergency plan in place)
- "Predict, prevent, respond" — warning signs of dangerous individuals and what to do about them
- "Run, hide or fight" — the choices we must make and how to make them in crisis
- Simple steps to implement effective workplace violence and active shooter preparedness plans
- Workplace violence red flags and how to address them before an escalation
- Written policies to keep your building prepared for ingress, egress and general safety in case of emergency
- Workplace Violence Preparedness and Response Plan Template
- Active Shooter Evacuation Plan Template for your Employee Handbook
- Official FBI handbook on “Workplace Violence: Issues in Response”
- Infographics and pamphlets you can share with co-workers
- Interactive breakout opportunities to address your personal concerns on workplace violence, active shooter preparedness, and OSHA requirements
Your Expert Instructor
Robert E. Haley, III, is president Veritas Security Solutions, LLC. Previously he served as Chief Security Officer of ESS and FortreESS Group after retiring from the FBI in 2015. His FBI service included the Violent Crimes/Fugitive Unit (VC/FU) at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. After 9/11, he volunteered for re-assignment to the FBI's Usama Bin Laden Unit (UBLU). He was later selected to supervise the Orlando, Florida, Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).
This program has been pre-approved for 1.5 hour of General recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. It is also valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and 1.5 CLE credits as applicable.