A new report examining workplace safety found that one-third of employees were unaware or unsure of one or more company emergency response plans in 2021. The survey asked full-time employees about emergency management and communication in their in-person, remote or hybrid workplaces.
According to data from the US Naval Postgraduate School, there were 94 school gun violence incidents in 2018 — a record high since 1970, which is as far back as the data goes, and 59 percent higher than the previous record of 59 in 2006. Facing this reality, what can we do to minimize the risk and damage associated with an active shooter?
School and campus safety is an ever evolving challenge. New threats emerge almost daily, and administrators and security personnel need a way to respond should students and staff face a dangerous situation. The foundation of any good safety plan is strong communication.