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New NFPA Standard Focuses on Responding to Active-Shooter Incidents

OSHA Healthcare Advisor
May 2, 2018

Early this year, the NFPA promised to fast-track a new standard to help first responders, healthcare providers, facility managers, and others prepare for an active-shooter incident, and they have delivered, complete with its own acronym.

NFPA 3000, a Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER), is now available in paperback for $52, or, as with other NFPA codes and standards, it is also available on the National Fire Protection Association’s website for free in a read-only format. The format cannot be printed, searched, or copied. But it is a quick read at only 48 pages.

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Read the NFPA 3000, a Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER).