Is your organization ready for an active shooter?

Is your organization ready for an active shooter?

This 10-question Active Shooter Preparedness Assessment will grade your plan and give you concrete steps to improve.

  • Active Shooter Plan: Does your company’s active shooter preparedness plan cover the following areas:

    • Evaluation of your physical site and site hardening recommendations
    • Identification of interior shelters
    • Regular active shooter preparedness drills
    • An emergency notification system

  • Site Hardening: Have you evaluated your physical office space for the following:

    • Controlled access with key fobs, an assistant and/or security personnel
    • Doors with alternate manual locks
    • Identified interior spaces to shelter in place
    • All doors are solid wood with no windows and commercial locks

  • ENS: We have the ability to contact all our employees during an active shooter event on the following channels:

    • PA system
    • By voice (yelling)
    • By text
    • By phone
    • By email

  • Training Overview: Our company has a comprehensive training program that gives employees clear direction on:

    • How to use defensive tactics
    • How to disarm a shooter
    • How to shelter in place and barricade the doors
    • Where all the exits and alternative exits are located
    • How to work together in a group to attack the shooter

  • Disarming An Active Shooter: Our company has included information in our training about how to attack and disarm an active shooter in the following formats:

    • Written instructions
    • Video clips
    • Images
    • Live action training

  • Our company has trained our employees to give police which of the following types of information:

    • How to give an accurate description of the shooter
    • How to identify where the shooter is located
    • How to locate injured employees
    • Information specific to the building layout or specific threats (chemicals in a lab, etc.)

  • Type of training: Our company performs the following types of active shooter training:

    • Discussion-based training
    • Video-based training
    • Table top training
    • Live action drills

  • Follow-Up Support: Our company has prepared a plan for employees involved in an active shooter event that offers the following:

    • Individual counseling
    • Option to change offices/work from home
    • Support groups
    • Extended leave

  • Medical Training: Our company has provided medical training to what percentage of employees:

    • 0-20%
    • 21-40%
    • 41-60%
    • 61-80%
    • 81-100%

  • Threat Reporting: Our company has a clear plan for reporting threats or suspicious behavior that includes the following channels:

    • Internal reports to HR
    • An escalation path to the police
    • An anonymous online report to HR and security
    • The ability to immediately launch the active shooter protocol