2904, 2015

Holding Out For A Hero Can Be Deadly

April 29th, 2015|School, Security, Site Safety|

This week we look at the heroic actions of school teacher Brady Olson of North Thurston High School in Lacey, Wash., about 60 miles southwest of Seattle. According to reports, “the popular teacher is being hailed as a hero after tackling a 16-year-old student who fired two shots into the air. No one was injured […]

2504, 2015

VIDEO: Are Active Shooter Drills Traumatic or Necessary? Both.

April 25th, 2015|School, Videos|

Recently one Missouri school conducted a very realistic active shooter drill.  The impact on the kids was a little surprising as you can see in the video below. (Trigger warning: some of the images you see in the simulation may be disturbing to some people.)

Some question whether such drills are an unnecessary overreaction to school […]

704, 2015

Does Your Workplace Emergency Crisis Plan include a Medical Threat Assessment?

April 7th, 2015|Health care, Security, Site Safety|

Trauma is an injury caused by an external force applied to the body.

Violent acts such as shootings or stabbings are unfortunately common in our world today and are common mechanisms of injury.

Major trauma to our bodies is life-threatening or potentially life-threatening if not addressed immediately by adequately and properly trained personnel from the Emergency Medical […]