According to one study, workplace violence costs employers at least $36 billion annually and affects over two million Americans every year. In response to this reality, the Center for Personal Protection and Safety created an instructional video designed to empower potential victims of workplace violence. “Shots Fired – When Lightning Strikes” provides the individual employee or student with critical guidance on how to recognize and survive an active shooter incident. Realistic dramatizations depict the spectrum of decisive, proactive responses that can be used to increase the chances of survival. Steve Romano, FBI Chief Negotiator (Ret), states “You do have options, good options, to survive a situation like this…”
Randy Spivey, executive director of the Center for Personal Protection and Safety, noted that “a potential victim’s understanding of an active shooter or hostage event and a survival mindset are critical factors in determining whether they, and those around them, become victims or survivors of workplace aggressors.”
Shots Fired! When Lightning Strikes... covers the following topics:
• Recognizing pre-incident indicators (“red flags”) in the workplace
• The survival mindset, a belief that you can take control and survive
• Courses of action during an active shooter incident
• Actions to take when law enforcement or SWAT teams respond
View the Shots Fired! When Lightning Strikes… trailer at www.shotsfiredDVD.com.