The term ‘active shooter’ is making a regular appearance in nightly news headlines, with settings as varied as college campuses, movie theaters, hospitals, office buildings and elementary schools. Whether attributed to a domestic issue, psychiatric illness or conflict in the workplace, these violent and random events are a growing threat for facilities across the country, making it incumbent upon facility professionals to be proactive—and prepared—to handle an active shooter at some point in time.
This webcast highlights effective methods to manage and respond to an active shooter event. Key concepts including policies/procedures, drills, importance of reception, communication, insurance programs, law enforcement liaisons, technology and crisis management will be discussed.
Review workplace violence statistics and what they mean for all commercial buildings
Learn how to evaluate what is at stake during a workplace assault
Analyze effective active shooter responses
Understand legislative changes and emerging standards that can impact a facility’s workplace violence prevention plan
Sean Ahrens, CPP, CSC,
Global Practice Leader for Security Consulting and Design Services,
Aon Global Risk Consulting
Mr. Ahrens leads Aon Global Risk Consulting (AGRC) security practice and has over 20 years of experience in the security industry. Known for his technical expertise, he has been asked to sit on a variety of standard setting panels including Underwriters Laboratories, Security Industry Association and most notably the ASIS Commission on Guidelines. Mr. Ahrens has also contributed to the physical security guideline administered by the ASIS commission. He has been responsible for providing security threat and risk analysis, contingency planning, loss prevention, and force protection design and planning. Mr. Ahrens has provided design and construction administration for government, public, private entities that encompass telecommunications, security, CCTV, and access control systems globally. He is well-versed in the various trade and local authority issues impacting projects, and has specialized professional competence in security, access control systems, and force protection systems.
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