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Robust risk management programs integrate a number of approaches to mitigate risks of active shooter violence. Issues such as workplace violence prevention policies, threat assessment and management, suspicious activity recognition, and positive workforce culture all contribute to reducing the probability of mass homicide in workplace settings.
However, if measures employed to prevent attacks are unsuccessful or an attacker targets the facility in a manner that evades our proactive influence, physical security and emergency preparedness become the most critical lines of defense influencing the overall consequences of the event.
Following are some of the services provided by our team of active shooter security consultants.
Our consultant team is uniquely distinguished in the security industry for specialized expertise in facility security design and emergency preparation for active shooter events. Over the past two decades, our security consultants have assisted clients worldwide in assessing the vulnerability and readiness of facilities against armed violence.
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Based on the findings of our assessment, our consultants assist clients in developing a prioritized improvement strategy considering issues such as risk reduction benefit, risk appetite, budget, unique operational needs, and similar factors.
Establishing effective security criteria and specifications in the earliest phases of architectural design provides best opportunity to cost-effectively mitigate active shooter risk and avoid mistakes that are often expensive and difficult, if not impossible to correct later.
When engaged as consultants in the early phases of new facility design, CIS consultants assist architects in designing effective physical security and emergency infrastructure while simultaneously creating an aesthetic environment that fosters effective workforce activity, positive branding, and public image.
The following webinar was hosted by Critical Intervention Services and Workplace Violence Today focusing on facility design, physical security planning, and emergency infrastructure preparation for active shooter violence. Click the play button to learn about some of the many issues encompassed in our active shooter security assessments.
The Guardian SafeWorkplace Program™ employs a multi-layered strategy aimed at preventing active shooter violence while employing performance-based physical security measures and emergency preparations to reduce the impact of events.
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