Title Page

  • Client name:

  • Conducted on:

  • Prepared by:

  • Name of person present during walkthrough:

  • Location:

Emergency Management

  • Does the organization have a threat assessment team to respond to behavior that raises safety concerns?

  • Does the organization have an emergency action plan?

  • Are employees trained on the emergency action plan?

  • Does the organization have mass notification capabilities?

  • Does the organization coordinate with first responders and law enforcement for enhanced emergency preparedness?

  • Does the organization communicate security information to employees?

  • Has the organization identified and designed rooms that are ideal for lockdown and barricade?

  • Where are first aid stations located?

  • Where are fire alarms located?

  • Where are fire extinguishers located?

  • Does the organization have procedures for suspicious packages (including mail)?

  • Does the organization have policies for conducting searches for weapons, drugs, etc.?

Security Personnel

  • Does the organization have security staff?

  • What training related to active-shooter, workplace violence, and general security issues does the organization provide to the security staff?

  • Does the security staff conduct security-related inspections of the organization?

  • Are any members of the security staff armed with lethal or non-lethal weapons?

  • Does the security staff have communications, self- defense equipment, restraints, transportation (e.g., scooters, bicycles), or panic alarms?

  • Has the organization designated a command post for the security staff?

  • Does the organization assign personnel to monitor times of critical vulnerability (i.e., beginning/end of organization day, passing periods, and after-organization events)?

Entry Control

  • Are exterior doors locked during regular business hours?

  • Can internal doors remain locked if necessary, for example, during an active-shooter incident?

  • What type of locks does the organization use for interior and exterior doors?

  • Does the organization issue identification (ID) cards to management and staff?

  • Is access to the facility controlled after hours?

  • Does the organization control visitor access?

  • Does the organization issue visitor badges?

  • Does the front desk/entry have a panic button

  • Does the organization require that visitors sign in and out?

  • Are items that employees bring into the organization inspected (e.g., backpacks, bags)?

  • Are bags and packages belonging to visitors inspected as they are brought into the facility?

Fencing and Gates

  • Does the organization have fencing?

  • What is the height of the fence?

  • What material is the fence made of?

  • What is the purpose of the fence?

  • Does the organization have gates?

Parking and Barriers

  • Are vehicles parked at the organization screened, monitored, and/or inspected?

  • Does the organization have a policy to address vehicles parked for an extended period (e.g., reporting to security, local law enforcement, or tow company)?

  • Does the organization control vehicular parking and circulation onsite?

  • Does the organization have a high-speed avenue(s) of approach?

  • What is the minimum distance between the organization and a vehicle?

Building Envelope

  • Does the construction of exterior doors deter or delay an attack?

  • Does the construction of interior doors deter or delay an attack?

  • Does the construction of exterior windows deter or delay an attack?

  • Do hallways, stairwells, and common areas have hidden areas that are hard to observe from classrooms or doorways?

  • Is the exterior of the building free of objects that could be used for climbing to other floors or the roof?

  • Are fire alarm pull stations protected from misuse?

Surveillance

  • Does the organization have a camera system?

  • Is the system monitored?

  • Is information recorded and reviewed?

  • What is the overall condition of the camera system (age, clarity, etc.)?

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