February 2015: Workplace Violence

Gunman Kills Doctor, then Self at Boston Hospital

Workplace Violence is on the rise across the nation. There have been multiple hospital shootings in the past few months. Do you know what to do in an active shooter situation? Remember these three steps:




  • Get out if safe to do so.



  • Find a place to hide.
  • Lock or barricade the door.
  • Turn off the light so it appears the room is empty.
  • As a last resort and when your life is in imminent danger.
  • Attempt to disrupt and/or incapacitate the active shooter.

Learn more about Code Silver- Active Shooter, Person with a Weapon and Hostage situation by watching this Code Silver video.  Read more about the Boston Hospital Shooting.