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Active Attacker in the Workplace: Response and Safety Plans

OnDemand Webinar (93 minutes)

Learn proven strategy for developing and implementing an effective and comprehensive workplace violence program with a focus on active attacker events.In addition to the traditional health and safety hazards on the job, millions of workers also experience the threat of violence in the workplace every year ranging from physical assault to homicide. Since 2009, deaths from active attacker incidents are up 150%. A key area of concern are active attacker events, an incident where an individual(s) is actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area, typically through the use of firearms. Although workplace homicides decreased from 518 in 2010 and 542 in 2009, such events are still a cause for concern and need to be proactively addressed. This topic will provide you with a proven strategy for developing and implementing an effective and comprehensive workplace violence program with a focus on active attacker events. This material will demonstrate that making the right preparations ahead of time will eliminate active attacker incidents and/or significantly reduce their impact.

Authors

Edwin G. Foulke Jr., Fisher & Phillips LLP

Agenda

What Is Workplace Violence?

• Examples of Workplace Violence

• Common Myths About Workplace Violence

• Employer Liability and Associated Costs

Causes of Workplace Violence

• Profile of Typical Offender

• Identifying Potentially Violent Employees

• Signs to Watch for

Prevention and Preparedness

• Preventive Measures

• Protection of Employees, Travelers and Executives

• Emergency Action Plan

• Response and Recovery