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Active shooter training worked: Walmart employee helps lead 150 people to safety

Unlike other types of safety training that employees use every day, active shooter instructions are the kind that you hope they’ll never have to depend upon. In the case of the mass shooting at the Walmart in El Paso, TX, active shooter training may have saved dozens of lives.  [Read more…]

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Active shooter in the building! How will workers respond?

Do employees at your workplace know what to do if someone started shooting inside your building? [Read more…]

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She was shot to death at work: Will her husband get comp benefits?

When is a victim’s spouse eligible for workers’ comp benefits following a death due to workplace violence? This active shooter case spells out what the law says in one state.  [Read more…]

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How Best Buy prepares its employees for active shooter incidents

The FBI recently stated in a report, “We now live in the age of public shootings.” Here’s the training program Best Buy developed to defend against this growing safety threat.  [Read more…]

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Kansas senator: Employees are ‘defenseless’ against workplace shootings

Following a workplace shooting in Kansas, a state senator suggested armed employees could’ve saved lives, which begs the question: Can safety managers really prevent a workplace shooting? Or is this really a political issue?

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