Active Shooter Resources for Businesses, Healthcare Facilities, Individuals

Active Shooter Resources for Businesses, Healthcare Facilities, Individuals

Active shooter preparedness isn’t on anyone’s list of pleasant reading topics. And yet, failing to plan adequately can enable irreparable harm to people and organizations. In light of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, we’ll keep this post simple, just linking to reputable active shooter resources for organizations and individuals seeking to implement or…

Planning for an Active Shooter in Your Healthcare Facility

Planning for an Active Shooter in Your Healthcare Facility

Violence in healthcare settings is underreported and growing, warns the Joint Commission. The accreditation body, which audits healthcare providers’ compliance with regulatory mandates, recently updated an alert it first issued in 2010 on preventing violence in healthcare settings. In that alert, the Joint Commission highlighted top failures by healthcare providers that contributed to violent incidents…