Resources for planning in workplace violence, active assailants and shooters – Updated 5/22/19

Aug 15, 2018

If you are planning or reviewing your school, business, or other venue’s prevention and response effort to a violent encounter on the premises (with no particular endorsement implied by ASSP/Maine Chapter ASSP) the following resources are among those available for study:

NFA ODP EMI courses held through the NH Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/fstems/NFAEMIODP.html  including AWR-148 Crisis Management for School Based Incidents, ALERRT: Exterior Response to Active Shooter Events (ERASE) Train-the-Trainer, and AWR-313 Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME).  Seats may be available for out of state attendees to these courses, contact the agency.

OSHA SLTC – workplace violence page and links – https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/workplaceviolence/

An ASSP technical report is in development around the issue. https://www.assp.org/news-and-articles/2018/03/01/active-shooter-technical-report-in-development-to-improve-workplace-safety The technical report is available as of February 2019 at https://www.assp.org/standards/standards-topics/active-shooter-technical-report

Maine Dept.of Education bulletins on School Safety & Security https://mainedoenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/School-Safety-Vol.-4-Emergency-Operations-Planning.pdf and news generally https://mainedoenews.net/category/content-area/operations/health-and-safety/page/2/  and https://www.maine.gov/mema/maine-prepares/school-preparedness

ASIS Int’l published its ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention standard in 2011 –  available through https://www.asisonline.org/publications–resources/standards–guidelines/  ASIS Intl https://www.asisonline.org/ 

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools https://passk12.org/ guidelines and resources.

IAHSS has various guidelines concerning violence within healthcare facilities, including this Violent Patient/Pt-Visitor Mgmt  https://www.iahss.org/news/398023/IAHSS-Announces-New-Guideline—Violent-Patient–Patient-Visitor-Management.htm and IAHSS at https://www.iahss.org/

NFPA recently published its proposed standard NFPA-3000 Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response available through https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=3000

The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center published An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence   https://www.dhs.gov/publication/enhancing-school-safety-using-threat-assessment-model

A coalition of agencies and interests coordinated by the FBI publish resources   https://www.dsac.gov/topics/active-shooter-resources

FBI recent documents reporting on active shooter incidents including https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/activeshooterincidentsus_2014-2015.pdf/view  and  https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/active-shooter-incidents-us-2016-2017.pdf/view  and the pre-incident behavior study  https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/pre-attack-behaviors-of-active-shooters-in-us-2000-2013.pdf/view

This model has been adopted by some schools in Maine  https://www.alicetraining.com/

ARTICLES

firefighter nation .com – 2018/10/02  firms sell school hardening as mass shooting solution

https://www.calibrepress.com/2015/12/safe-effective-active-shooter-exercises/

WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS

Update:  Three Responses to Active Shooter Situations Webinar – 6/20/19 – Webinar http://interactive-bnp.com/portal/public/ViewCommInBrowser.jsp?Sv4%2BeOSSucwxctRH9VZ6F07S04D7wz%2BjPsCdzzyehZ9fUdWsE56F0VdOSEmDuQZU5qycauWcFy7Nhm1P7NglOQ%3D%3DA  Sponsored, Security Magazine

 

The Public Safety and Crisis Management Institute 6/27-28/19 Westbrook ME https://president.unity.edu/contact/ Unity College

Violence in Healthcare: Understanding and Mitigating the Risk Two Day Seminar 11/8-9/18 Boston MA  Boston Chapter Int’l. Association for Hospital Safety & Security IAHSS

DHS Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop 9/12/18 Rockland, ME at Knox Co. EMA 207-594-5155  Contact MEMA or DHS for other offerings

WEBINAR (archive status undetermined)

Active Shooter Mitigation and Response — Lessons Learned  8/28/18 2:00 PM ET Online  https://onlinexperiences.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:APIUTILS!51004&PageID=E7AFDE8D-F28D-4B24-A3CE-758E483B3E6B&AffiliateData=0828WebAds   Security Magazine

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