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    Emergency Preparedness for Employers - Protecting your greatest assets

    Date: January 12, 2017, 8:30am
    South Suburban Cook HRA
    4821 Southwick Drive, Matteson, IL
    Free to members; $5.00 for non members
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    In this session, we’ll explore:

    • The correlations between workplace violence, risk and employee engagement
    • What to think about when it comes to securing your physical spaces/buildings. Specifically:
      • Deterrence - What staff needs to know given shared responsibility for each other’s safety
      • Communication – How to properly communicate during emergencies
      • Delay - What kind of doors, windows, and hardware should be used to make  buildings safer
      • Response - How to respond during an emergency while working with first responders
      • Lockdown - Proper procedures for lockdown during an active shooter event
    • Important Practices regarding what to teach staff to be better at ensuring safety of employees and  visitors