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Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop

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Name: Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM MDT
Website: Register Here
Event Description:

Given today's ever-changing threat environment, preparing for and training employees to cope with workplace violence should be a key piece of an organization's incident response planning. 

A Unique Training Opportunity 
The Washington County Emergency Management and the National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Infrastructure Protection, within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, are hosting a one-day Security Workshop to enhance awareness of, and response to, an active shooter event: 
  • Educating participants on the history of active shooter events;
  • Describing common behavior, conditions, and situations associated with active shooters; and
  • Fostering communication between critical infrastructure owners and operators and local emergency response teams. This course includes discussions of interoperability, communications protocols, and best practices for planning, preparedness, and response. 
Building Emergency Planning Capabilities 
The event will also describe how to incorporate key elements of successful incident management into planning efforts including: 
  • Communication and incident planning for employees;
  • Emergency action plan development;
  • Recognizing behavioral indicators; and
  • Coordinating with first responders.  
Who Should Participate? 
This event is open to: 
  • Corporate and facility security professionals from the private and public sectors; 
  • Supervisory first responders;
  • Human resource managers;
  • Community response officials; and
  • Homeland security representatives. 
Time Event 
7:30 A.M. Registration Begins 
8:30 A.M Opening Remarks and Welcome
9:00 A.M. Module 1-3
  •  Recognition
  •  Prevention
  •  Protection 
12:00 P.M. Lunch
1:00 P.M. Module 4-6
  •  Mitigation
  •  Response
  •  Recovery 
3:45 P.M. Closing Remarks 

  • A government-issued ID (license) will be required for entry
  • For more information on the Active Shooter Preparedness Workshops, email:
  • For more Active Shooter Preparedness information, visit:
  • At your request, Mr. Ralph Ley, your local DHS Protective Security Advisor (PSA), can provide additional information regarding DHS products and services that may be available to your organization. Mr. Ralph Ley may be contacted at: 
  • Registration for this event is free
  • Registration closes March 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm, (EDT);
  • Limited seating is available; 2 slots per organization. Additional attendees will be approved on a case by case basis;
  • Note: If your plans change, please notify us so we can accommodate others on the waiting list.  
Dixie Regional Medical Center (DRMCÂ’s) Select Hea
1424 East Foremaster Drive
St. George, UT 84790
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
8:30A.M.- 4:00P.M.
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