How to Survive a Shooter Event – Run, Hide, Fight Video

The horrific shooting event in Colorado has, not surprisingly, dominated news coverage in the last week. Unfortunately, such events happen too frequently to ignore. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 18% of all work fatalities in 2010 were the result of assaults and violent acts. But what exactly should workers do when faced with a shooter event? The city of Huston, using funds from the Homeland Security, developed the following video as an instructional tool. Warning - the video is a graphic demonstration of a shooting event and may be upsetting to some viewers. However, for many, the video may provide a comfort that comes from having a better understanding of what to do if ever caught in such an event.