Safety, Security, & Self-Defense for the Workplace and Active Shooter: What Can You Do

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Date(s) - May 26 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saranac Lake Free Library


Morning Session: 9:00 to Noon

Safety, Security, & Self-Defense for the Workplace

Description: This workshop will focus on safety and security specifically tailored for the unique circumstances of libraries, with a brief tutorial on practical, hands-on self-defense techniques.  We will examine methods for increasing your library’s and your personal safety.  This includes how to use customer service to meet your safety and security goals, increasing your basic personal safety knowledge, and briefly discussing how to use the ability to read body language to your advantage.

Presenter: April McCloud is a black belt in Tsunami Ryu karate-do. She is the Senior Department Assistant at the Lorette Wilmot Library, Nazareth College.

Break for Lunch: Noon to 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Active Shooter: What Can You Do

Description: An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. All employees can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations. This workshop provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. This workshop is designed for non-law enforcement employees.

Presenter: Troy J. Granmoe is a Lieutenant with the Troop H, Office of Emergency Management Detail New York State Police.

There is no charge for the two workshops, but registration is required.