Protecting Your Employees: Active Shooter Survival – May 9, 2017 – Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The review of Active Shooter incidents at malls, manufacturing facilities, healthcare, offices, houses of worship, colleges, schools and public settings have suggested preventive activities to increase employee and stakeholder survival.

This training will focus on helping organizations to understand “best practices” and to develop strategies to prepare for, train to survive, and recover from active shooter and workplace violence incidents.

This program is designed to encourage participants to understand vulnerabilities to violent threats, litigation exposures and strategies to review and enhance their existing health and safety program’s capabilities and preparedness. Defensive and personal survival options and strategies will be suggested.

Tactical survival techniques and choices will be analyzed using videos of shooting incidents.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Registration is required:

Registration: 7:30 am
Course: 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Kent Country Club
1600 College Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Rachel Parsons

There is no fee to attend this program. This program is supported in part by a CET Grant from MIOSHA.

Seminar Content:

  • Review Violent Incidents in office, plant, school, healthcare and public settings.
  • Selected “active shooter” cases will be analyzed and
  • Indicators to identify the potential active shooter will be suggested.
  • Benchmarking best practices and Department of Homeland Security / OSHA guidelines.
  • Situational Awareness – Assessing Risks and Dangers in Your Work Environment:
    • Who are the “Bad Guys”?
  • Developing an Employee “Survival Mentality”
  • Shots Fired!
    • “Defending” Yourself and Your Space – Reacting to Intruders
    • Self-Defense Reactions to Counter Aggressive Individuals
    • Beyond “Run, Hide, Fight”
    • Stop the Bleed
  • Managing the Aftermath
  • Training Employees for Active Intruder/ Shooters

Cosponsored By:
McShane & Bowie, P.L.C.
Center for Workplace Violence Prevention
CET Division, MIOSHA
The Incident Management Team

For additional information you may email or call:
Ken Wolf, Ph.D.                248-217-1677
Marilyn Knight, MSW  248-974-6870

Marilyn Knight, M.S.W. and Kenneth Wolf, Ph.D. have conducted Violence Prevention and Threat Assessment trainings for the United States Postal Service, UAW-General Motors, UAW – Chrysler, Eaton Corporation, Intel, Pinkerton, the United States Army, Los Alamos National Laboratory, municipalities, Fortune 500 companies, schools, Houses of Worship, and health care facilities.  They assist organizations develop Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention and Active Shooter Systems, Crisis Recovery Programs and  Crisis Exercises through a MIOSHA CET Grant.

Norman Hawkins, Labor and Employment Attorney, will discuss litigation issues regarding Active Shooter Incidents.

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