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Trident Shield Safety Tip: Getting To Your Car Most of us think of walking to our vehicles as a normal and uneventful part of our daily lives. It usually involves digging for our car keys, thumbing out a quick text or two, and keeping tabs on any kids in tow. However, parking lots are notorious…Read More
Normalcy Bias & How It Tries To Kill You There’s a term in psychology called “Normalcy Bias” and it tries to kill each and every one of us. Normalcy Bias is a cognitive bias – which means it resides in our minds – that can seriously decrease your chances of surviving a life & death…Read More
What To Consider When Implementing An Active Assailant Readiness Training 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Americans make more than 405 million long-distance business trips per year. Travel safely with confidence.Read More
Share This 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! Here is some local media coverage of our Realtor WorkLife Safety event in Oxnard CA! We had an amazing crowd of…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This Physical Security Equipment To Prevent Active Shooters 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
Share This 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…Read More
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