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San Bernardino School Shooting Sparks Need for School Safety Plans and Active Shooter Trainings

San Bernardino School Shooting Sparks Need for School Safety Plans and Active Shooter Trainings

School Safety has always been a priority, however because school related violence is so unpredictable, it can seem challenging for schools to be 100% prepared for a potential attack. Monday, April 10th, an elementary school in San Bernardino, California fell victim to a school shooting. A man came into the school where he shot and killed his estranged wife along […]

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Chemical Attacks on the U.S.: Should We Be Worried?

Chemical Attacks on the U.S.: Should We Be Worried?

CHEMICAL ATTACKS ON THE U.S.: SHOULD WE BE WORRIED? The infamous terrorist group, ISIS, is suspected of launching a chemical attack on U.S. and Iraqi troops at a military base in northern Iraq September 16th. Troops discovered the artillery shell several hundred yards from base found with a “tar-like, black, oily substance”. Tests were conducted, […]

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A Peaceful Demonstration or a Violent Protest… Get Ready.

A Peaceful Demonstration or a Violent Protest… Get Ready.

Recent civil disturbances in Charlotte, NC have escalated to a level that is threatening life safety and business continuity to many organizations in the area. The violent protests have caused damage to many facilities and created fear in many civilians. While some peaceful demonstrations do exist, many quickly spiral out of control, and even those that […]

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Preventing and Preparing for Workplace Violence

Preventing and Preparing for Workplace Violence

The landscape of the workplace is changing and not necessarily for the better when it comes to violence. Professionals in every industry have growing concerns for the safety of their employees and are looking for ways to prepare for and respond to a workplace violence incident. Your business’ biggest asset is your people and having a plan to keep them safe should be an intricate part of your business continuity plan.

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Building Security Is Your First Line of Defense in Active Shooter Incidents

Building Security Is Your First Line of Defense in Active Shooter Incidents

According to the Department of Homeland Security’s Commercial Facilities Sector-Specific Plan, there are approximately 740,000 commercial office buildings in the US, providing 12 billion square feet of space to roughly 29 million workers. With that much real estate, property owners and managers are constantly held accountable for a number of services to ensure a safe work environment for their tenants, such as regular structural maintenance. But when it comes to active shooter incidents, there is often tension surrounding who is responsible for what: is the tenant responsible for personnel safety or is the owner/operator responsible?

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