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Tactics to Prepare Your Business for an Active Shooter

Most businesses conduct fire drills and have disaster recovery plans, but not many have created active shooter response plans. However, based on a 2016 report, business are more likely to be affected by an armed intruder than a fire, climatic event, or a chemical spill. Employees need to be prepared to respond to threats ranging from a disgruntled coworker, relative, or domestic partner, to a politically motivated or terrorist attack.

Assessing your facility, training employees to pay attention to warning signs and respond constructively, and assembling a crisis management team are all components of a sound active shooter response plan. Learn more on how you can prepare your business and employees for such an incident from Parker, Smith & Feek Account Executive Marie Gallanar in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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