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Cases of workplace violence involving armed perpetrators at public and private-sector businesses are both rare and catastrophic.
Not all attackers have used guns in these attacks; edged weapons and vehicles are concerns as well. Recent attacks should heighten the awareness of the need for all employees at every level to follow the national DHS protocol: Run - Hide - Fight. Since all employees are in charge of their own sense of security, they need to know what to do, what not to do, how to protect themselves and others, and how to fight an active shooter during these life-changing events.
Dr. Steve Albrecht uses empowerment over fear to make the participants in this webinar feel comfortable about an uncomfortable subject like active shooter preparation (e.g. no blood and guts videos or frightening stories).
In this fast-paced and tool-based session Steve covers these issues:
This active shooter response training offers awareness on the serious subject of active shooter emergency action plan, along with an overview of current issues and trends in workplace violence and its prevention.
Years of Experience: 30+ years
Areas of Expertise: Workplace Violence Prevention, Threat Assessment, Site Security Surveys, and Dealing with High-Risk Employees
In 1994, Dr. Steve Albrecht co-wrote Ticking Bombs, one of the first business books on workplace violence. He interviewed a double murderer for the book.
Steve is one of the country’s leading experts on violence prevention and on dealing with high-risk employees, customers, and taxpayers. His training firm specializes in threat assessments, site security surveys, and employee coaching.
He holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration, an M.A. in Security Management, a B.S. in Psychology, and a B.A. in English. He is board-certified in human resources, security, employee coaching, and threat assessment.
In 1999, Steve retired from the San Diego Police Department, where he had worked since 1984, both as a full-time officer and later as a reserve sergeant and a domestic violence investigator.
He has written 21 books on business, security, and law enforcement subjects.