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Workplace shooter? Here's what to do!

mkk41mkk41 BannedPosts: 1,932 Senior Member
Got these thru my workplace email from the DHS


Attachments didn't work. Tried cut & paste below.

HOW TO RESPOND
WHEN AN ACTIVE SHOOTER IS IN YOUR VICINITY
QUICKLY DETERMINE THE MOST REASONABLE WAY TO PROTECT YOUR OWN LIFE. CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS
ARE LIKELY TO FOLLOW THE LEAD OF EMPLOYEES AND MANAGERS DURING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER SITUATION.
1. EVACUATE
• Have an escape route and plan in
mind
• Leave your belongings behind
• Keep your hands visible
2. HIDE OUT
• Hide in an area out of the active
shooter’s view.
• Block entry to your hiding place
and lock the doors
3. TAKE ACTION
• As a last resort and only when
your life is in imminent danger.
• Attempt to incapacitate the active
shooter
• Act with physical aggression and
throw items at the active shooter
.
CALL 911 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO
HOW TO RESPOND
WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVES ON THE SCENE
1. HOW YOU SHOULD REACT WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVES:
• Remain calm, and follow officers’ instructions • Avoid pointing, screaming and/or yelling
• Immediately raise hands and spread fingers • Do not stop to ask officers for help or direction when
evacuating, just proceed in the direction from which
• Keep hands visible at all times officers are entering the premises
• Avoid making quick movements toward officers such as
attempting to hold on to them for safety
2. INFORMATION YOU SHOULD PROVIDE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR 911 OPERATOR:
• Location of the active shooter • Number and type of weapons held
• Number of shooters, if more than one by the shooter/s
• Physical description of shooter/s • Number of potential victims at the location
RECOGNIZING SIGNS
OF POTENTIAL WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
AN ACTIVE SHOOTER MAY BE A CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE. ALERT YOUR HUMAN RESOURCES
DEPARTMENT IF YOU BELIEVE AN EMPLOYEE EXHIBITS POTENTIALLY VIOLENT BEHAVIOR. INDICATORS OF
POTENTIALLY VIOLENT BEHAVIOR MAY INCLUDE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
• Increased use of alcohol and/or illegal drugs
• Unexplained increase in absenteeism, and/or vague physical complaints
• Depression/Withdrawal
• Increased severe mood swings, and noticeably unstable or emotional responses
• Increasingly talks of problems at home
• Increase in unsolicited comments about violence, firearms, and other dangerous weapons and violent crimes
Contact your building management or human resources department
for more

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  • DoctorWhoDoctorWho Senior Member Posts: 9,496 Senior Member
    Error
    "There is some evil in all of us, Doctor, even you, the Valeyard is an amalgamation of the darker sides of your nature, somewhere between your twelfth and final incarnation, and I may say, you do not improve with age. Founding member of the G&A forum since 1996
  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 18,428 Senior Member
    "Email currently unavailable"

    Try again!
    Jerry
  • mkk41mkk41 Banned Posts: 1,932 Senior Member
    Ain't working for me either. Must be the thundestorms.
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Posts: 5,463 Senior Member
    What are we supposed to do till the thunderstorms pass?
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • mkk41mkk41 Banned Posts: 1,932 Senior Member
    Actually , y'all might not be able to open it since I forwarded it home from my work email. I might be able to forward it to someone more savvy than myself who knows how to post a PDF attachment.

    HOW TO RESPOND
    WHEN AN ACTIVE SHOOTER IS IN YOUR VICINITY
    QUICKLY DETERMINE THE MOST REASONABLE WAY TO PROTECT YOUR OWN LIFE. CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS
    ARE LIKELY TO FOLLOW THE LEAD OF EMPLOYEES AND MANAGERS DURING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER SITUATION.
    1. EVACUATE
    • Have an escape route and plan in
    mind
    • Leave your belongings behind
    • Keep your hands visible
    2. HIDE OUT
    • Hide in an area out of the active
    shooter’s view.
    • Block entry to your hiding place
    and lock the doors
    3. TAKE ACTION
    • As a last resort and only when
    your life is in imminent danger.
    • Attempt to incapacitate the active
    shooter
    • Act with physical aggression and
    throw items at the active shooter
    CALL 911 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO
    HOW TO RESPOND
    WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVES ON THE SCENE
    1. HOW YOU SHOULD REACT WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVES:
    • Remain calm, and follow officers’ instructions • Avoid pointing, screaming and/or yelling
    • Immediately raise hands and spread fingers • Do not stop to ask officers for help or direction when
    evacuating, just proceed in the direction from which
    • Keep hands visible at all times officers are entering the premises
    • Avoid making quick movements toward officers such as
    attempting to hold on to them for safety
    2. INFORMATION YOU SHOULD PROVIDE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR 911 OPERATOR:
    • Location of the active shooter • Number and type of weapons held
    • Number of shooters, if more than one by the shooter/s
    • Physical description of shooter/s • Number of potential victims at the location
    RECOGNIZING SIGNS
    OF POTENTIAL WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
    AN ACTIVE SHOOTER MAY BE A CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE. ALERT YOUR HUMAN RESOURCES
    DEPARTMENT IF YOU BELIEVE AN EMPLOYEE EXHIBITS POTENTIALLY VIOLENT BEHAVIOR. INDICATORS OF
    POTENTIALLY VIOLENT BEHAVIOR MAY INCLUDE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
    • Increased use of alcohol and/or illegal drugs
    • Unexplained increase in absenteeism, and/or vague physical complaints
    • Depression/Withdrawal
    • Increased severe mood swings, and noticeably unstable or emotional responses
    • Increasingly talks of problems at home
    • Increase in unsolicited comments about violence, firearms, and other dangerous weapons and violent crimes
    Contact your building management or human resources department
    for more
  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 18,428 Senior Member
    If you can get the email to open in another window, just do a copy/paste procedure and drop it into this thread, then edit it as necessary before you post.
    Jerry
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Posts: 5,463 Senior Member
    If it is PDF you might have to save it as a JPG.... Stand by, I've never tried to post one before...
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 18,428 Senior Member
    At least they get around to the "fight back" advice- - - - -eventually!
    Jerry
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Posts: 5,463 Senior Member
    Testing 123TEST.pdf
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • DoctorWhoDoctorWho Senior Member Posts: 9,496 Senior Member
    Workplace shooter? Here's what to do!

    Shoot the joker before he can harm anyone !!!
    "There is some evil in all of us, Doctor, even you, the Valeyard is an amalgamation of the darker sides of your nature, somewhere between your twelfth and final incarnation, and I may say, you do not improve with age. Founding member of the G&A forum since 1996
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Posts: 5,463 Senior Member
    They sent out some stuff here. The part that ticked me off was that it listed several factors to consider when determining if you were in a safe area. The area being "gun free" wasn't one of them....
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 18,143 Senior Member
    Hmmmmmmm...that's pretty much the policy I wrote when I was working for DoD back in 2005 or so...glad to see they didn't see the need to re-invent the wheel...or leave the "fight back" portion out....
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 25,146 Senior Member
    This page is not running script without errors.
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