The need to plan for an active shooter event is of paramount importance, particularly in today’s ever-changing environment where acts of violence are occurring at an alarming rate around the nation. Situations involving an active shooter in the healthcare setting can have a devastating impact on victims and coworkers alike, as well as long term organizational effects. While the perpetrator(s) plans many active shooter events, others may occur spontaneously. Employee situational awareness and vigilance is an absolute in the modern day workplace. To this end, HAV provided a host of resources, including case studies and webinars.
The National Fire Protection Association has published NFPA 3000: Standards for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program. The new standard…
Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI School and workplace violence is an increasingly common threat.