active shooter

  1. Is your organization prepared for an active shooter?
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Is your organization prepared for an active shooter?

    In recent years, the active shooter threat has become more of a reality. Between 2014 and 2015, according to the FBI, the United States experienced nearly six times as many active shooter events as during the period between 2000 and 2001. Is your organization fully prepared to respond to an active shooter? Learn to how prepare and what to do...
  2. Get Tips on Protecting Your Place of Business
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Get Tips on Protecting Your Place of Business

    Businesses are at risk from all types of disaster - from natural calamities to terrorism and active shooter events. ?    Is your Business Prepared? ?    Tools for a Disaster Prepared Business ?    Get Your Business Ready For Any Kind of Disaster Recent attacks in office buildings and other public places by assailants armed with deadly weapons have...
  3. Active Shooter - what do do to prepare and during a crisis
    Categories: First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Info News, Military First Aid, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Active Shooter - what do do to prepare and during a crisis

    Sad to say, but the truth is that Active Shooter events are a real part of life now, and something businesses must prepare for. They are a large part of the reason for the push toward updated workplace first aid kit standards which now include tourniquets and other extended bleeding control products, and were a major impetus behind the Hartford...
  4. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Child Safety, First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Info News, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Trauma Intervention Program

    We talk a lot about Crises, such as Active Shooter Events and what you can do through projects like the Stop the Bleed Campaign  and of course, CERT. As CERT Board of Directors, we can tell you the an essential program, which often interacts with local CERT Teams is the Trauma Intervention Program. TIP is a volunteer organization that has been serving citizens...
  5. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News, Military First Aid, Military Medics, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Gun Sales Boom after Shooter Scares

    An Oxymoron? Perhaps. Nevertheless, after the ready availability of firearms making several recent active shooting tragedies possible, person gun sales have risen drastically as Americans arm up for protection. ~ Surviving an active shooter event. ~ Active Shooter ~ Active Shooter: What You Can Do ~ Building National Resilience through Bystander Action According to Colorado Public Radio (Colorado being a well known locale of...
  6. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Surviving an active shooter event.

    Here we are again, facing the tragedy of another Active Shooter event. Lawmakers and government agencies will do what they deem best to try to control this escalating terror - meanwhile what can you do for your own protection and the safety of your friends, co-workers, and loved ones? Learn how to act in an active shooter event and how to...
  7. Categories: Child Safety

    Bulletproof Campus?

    Campus Safety is on many minds in the wake of the recent Oregon Active Shooter Tragedy. All across the United States, colleges and universities are welcoming students to the new 2015-16 school year.  Many of those students have targeted emergency management or homeland security as a field of study and a first-choice career. In the Emergency Management Institute’s (EMI) second...
  8. Categories: First Aid Articles, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Active Shooter

    We've talked about what you can do in the event of an Active Shooter event, but what about after? There will be wounded. Perhaps seriously wounded. Do you know what to do? Triage, CPR, Bleeding Control. These are the first things to consider after the threat is over and while awaiting EMS. Bystander intervention will make the difference between life and death...
  9. Categories: Info News, Military First Aid, Military Medics & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Active Shooter: What You Can Do

    Interactive Web Based Course An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and other populated area. In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Tactical professionals know that excessive equipment only...

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