Over the past couple of years national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 5% of all businesses experience an instance of workplace violence. For organizations with more than 1000 employees that number increases to 50%.
It takes more than developing plans to respond to an active threat, employees should be trained on how to be flexible, what their role is and how to clearly communicate. This article posted by Security Info Watch goes into more details on how you can ensure your employees are prepared.