Business Resources

The following resources include case studies, emergency response protocols and workplace violence prevention information.

Overall Readiness Guidance (   The webpage provides detailed information for all-hazards business preparedness.

Workplace Violence Prevention (FBI)   This FBI webpage provides an overview of preventing workplace violence. The webpage discusses prevention, intervention, survival and responses.

Emergency Response Protocols to Active Shooters: Retail-Specific (NRF)   The National Retail Federation (NRF) has created an emergency response guide for active shooter events. It is meant to supplement DHS information for retail businesses.

Active Shooter: Recommendations and Analysis for Risk Mitigation (NYPD)   The New York Police Department completed a document to provide building security personnel recommendations to mitigate the risks of active shooter attacks. The recommendations draw on previous studies of active shooter attacks.

How Active Shooter Events Impact Continuity of Operations (DHS) This webinar discusses the importance of understanding how an active shooter event is not simply a law enforcement or emergency management issue, and how it can directly affect the locations in which they occur.