How To Implement A Workplace Violence Program

How To Implement A Workplace Violence Program Your team is your most important and valuable asset. It’s essential to provide a safe environment to reduce the risk of potential harm to your employees and your organization. As the year winds down, now is the time to re-evaluate your systems and put new ones in place…

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Your Business, OSHA General Duty Clause, And Emergency Planning

Your Business, OSHA General Duty Clause, And Emergency Planning An emergency can occur at any location, at any time, under the right conditions. For a small business, an incident which damages an office, stops a factory, or endangers the workforce can create a financial crisis or worse. To direct companies to consider those factors, the Occupational Safety and Health Act…

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Why Active Shooter Training Should Not Focus On Fear

Why Active Shooter Training Should Not Focus On Fear Written by: Jason Perry, Founder & CEO of Trident Shield Active shooter drills can be traumatizing, and as a result, don’t meet the intended purpose of saving lives in the event of a critical incident. Instead of drills that dramatize terror, rehearsals can foster the confidence…

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Benefits Of Active Shooter Training For Your Employees

Benefits Of Active Shooter Training For Your Employees Do you provide active shooter training and workplace violence readiness programs for the employees of your business? If not, it’s time to consider adding this critical training to your company’s benefits package.   If you think that the horrible acts of workplace violence you see on TV couldn’t possibly…

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A Client’s Testimony: Keeping the Passion Behind the Trident Shield Mission Alive

A Client’s Testimony: Keeping the Passion Behind the Trident Shield Mission Alive Lauren Perry | Vice President of Operations As any entrepreneur can testify, owning and operating a company can bring some difficult days and it can be hard to avoid the question of “is this all worth it?”  And then you get an email…

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7 Steps to Achieve Workplace Violence Preparedness

7 Steps to Achieve Workplace Violence Preparedness Part 5 of 5   Overwhelmed yet? If you have been following this article series on implementing a Workplace Violence Program and Active Shooter Training, you very well may be lost in the huge pile of information that you just learned about all the pieces that come together…

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Physical Security Equipment to Prevent An Active Shooter

Physical Security Equipment To Prevent Active Shooters Part 4 of 5   Now that you have learned about Workplace Violence Policies and Active Shooter Training, we are going to look at the options you have for adding physical security measures to your facility to prevent or mitigate an Active Shooter event.  The goal of this…

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How to Choose an Active Shooter Training Program

How To Choose An Active Shooter Training Program Part 3 of 5   Policies and procedures, no matter how well-designed, are only as effective as the individuals tasked with carrying them out, which is why training is the second of the essential pillars to your workplace violence program.  In last week’s article, we outlined some of…

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Safety Policies and Procedures a Company Should Have

Safety Policies & Procedures A Company Should Have Part 2 of 5   You have formed your Safety Team. (Miss this step? Check out this article to get started!) Now what? First off, great job in getting this goal off the ground! That is a huge first step and the momentum should continue to grow from here.…

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New Year’s Resolution to Help Avoid Workplace Violence

New Year’s Resolution to Help Avoid Workplace Violence Part 1 of 5   Ah, the fresh start of a new year.  It is everyone’s favorite time for a personal or professional ‘reboot’ to accomplish new goals over the next 12 months.  Typically, these resolutions are inward-focused, with people seeking to find better health, express more…

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Actions You Can Take to Improve Your Safety at Work

3 Actions You Can Take If Your Employer Hasn’t Provided You With Active Assailant Training Active Assailant training is not yet required by law and therefore many employers have not taken the initiative to provide this life-saving safety training to their team.  As an employee in these organizations, it can be frustrating to feel like…

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Life-Saving Travel Safety Tips for Business Travelers

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Americans make more than 405 million long-distance business trips per year. Walking through airports, catching an Uber to a hotel, eating out alone and walking around an unfamiliar city are all pretty normal for the corporate employee or entrepreneur. While most activities involve some risk, business travel can…

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Trident Shield at Oxnard PD Realtor Self Defense Course 2018

Trident Shield At Oxnard Police Department Realtor Self Defense Course 2018 Local media coverage of our Realtor WorkLife Safety event in Oxnard CA! We had an amazing crowd of 100 EMPOWERED Realtors! Download Our Workplace Violence Behavioral Threat Assessment Chart Today Share This

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Continued Safety During the School Year

Continued Safety During The School Year As time goes on and we settle into the new school year, it can be easy to fall into a routine and potentially become complacent. Being at a heightened state of awareness shouldn’t only happen in the first few weeks of the school year, but rather continue throughout the…

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School Safety September

School Safety September With so many things going on: supplies to buy, backpacks to pack, lunches to make, and forms to sign, we know that one thing on a lot of parent’s minds is safety. That’s why we’re happy to announce our newest series here at Trident Shield – School Safety September. Throughout September, you’ll find weekly…

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7 Must Read Safety Tips for Going Back to School

7 Must Read Safety Tips For Going Back To School With the kids going back to school, we know every parent has safety on their minds this September. With so much information circulating, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. We want to keep it simple and highlight the top 7 tips for going back to school safely. Download…

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Guide on How to Fire an Employee Safely – Part 2

Guide On How To Fire An Employee Safely Part 2 of 2   In part I of this article, we discussed how to actively plan for the unfortunate event of an employee termination. Now, the decision has been made, all legal aspects have been considered and planning for the termination is nearly complete. You have reached…

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Guide on How to Fire an Employee Safely – Part 1

Guide On How To Fire An Employee Safely Part 1 of 2   Every day, across the country, employees leave their place of employment for a variety of reasons. Statistics vary depending on the source, but around 1% of employees lose their jobs due to termination for cause. Another 2+% are let go due to…

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Safety Tips for Driving and Being on the Road

Safety Tips For Driving And Being On The Road As the school year winds down, and summer gets closer, many of us will find ourselves in the car for a lengthy drive. Whether heading to a graduation ceremony, a long weekend mini-vacation over Memorial Day, or a full vacation at the beach, there are some…

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Actionable Spring Break Travel Safety Tips – Part 2

Actionable Spring Break Travel Safety Tips Part 2 of 2   While researching an article on Spring Break safety for college and high-school age students, I ran across this blog post. It really is comprehensive, so I decided to copy it and link it here. This is really great stuff, and important information for any…

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Actionable Spring Break Travel Safety Tips – Part 1

Have fun on Spring Break, but be safe! Part 1 of 2   Being safe over spring break can mean many things. It can be simple- like wearing sunscreen outdoors, or very difficult- as in having conversations with a teenager about the dangers of binge-drinking and the “hook-up” culture. In this blog entry, we are…

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Safety Tips for Working Late at Night

Safety Tips For Working Late At Night Working late has become commonplace in American business. Recent studies suggest that almost two-thirds of US businesses report employees working more hours than three years ago. I can attest to this. My wife, who works in admin for a large University, often stays late at the office. She actually finds it…

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