February2016


Workplace Standards for “Active Shooter” Prevention and Response

Posted on February 25th, by Michael in Liberty, Mindset, Second Amendment, Tactical. No Comments

Recently, ASIS International (an international organization for security professionals) and NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association) teamed up to talk about writing a standard for “active shooter” prevention and response in the workplace. You can read the notes of their January 19, 2016 meeting online here: https://www.asisonline.org/Standards-Guidelines/Standards/Documents/ASISandNFPAMeetingNotesPowerPointandAttendeeList.pdf

In their statistical analysis, they do note that 13.1% of active killers are successfully stopped by unarmed citizens and 3.1% are stopped by armed citizens, however, the role of the armed citizen is conspicuously missing in their threat assessment and response brainstorming session. Generally speaking, ASIS seems to have a history of being opposed to licensed citizens carrying concealed in the workplace, or even having a firearm secured in their own vehicle on their employer’s premises. Based on this, it is safe to assume that any “workplace safety” standards they are involved in writing, … Read More »






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