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Violence in the Workplace & Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar,
Thursday, June 06, 2024, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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Violence in the Workplace & Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar
Thursday June 6, 2024
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST)

A webinar presentation in partnership with LeadingAge Pennsylvania.

This webinar will t each you to understand the basic principles associated with violence, the cost of workplace violence, and the volatility cycle. We will examine the five warning signs of
escalating behavior and learn to apply an appropriate response to the situation. This course will also identify tips to help you de escalate a volatile situation. You will learn how to analyze your
workplace to ensure your employees, consumers, and guests are protected from violent intruders. This course utilizes the “Run, Hide, Fight” method as a response to an active shooter
situation, as outlined by the Federal Department of Homeland Security. Agenda Topics Include:
• Define Workplace Violence
• Signs of Escalating Behavior
• Run, Hide, Fight
• Protection Controls
• Employer and Employee Responsibilities
• Active Assailant Insurance Coverage Availability

Target Audience:
ED, NHA, Supervisors, manager and trainers , safety personnel, all staff members

Registration Information:

Webinar Pricing
$75 for LeadingAge Connecticut Members
$150 for Non-LeadingAge Connecticut Members

Registration is a commitment to pay in full.

CEU Information:
• This Webinar Qualifies for Nursing Home Administrator Emergency Preparedness Requirements.
• This program has been submitted but not yet approved for Continuing Education for 1.0 total participation hours by NAB/NCERS.
• To receive continuing education credit for LeadingAge PA-sponsored webinars or LeadingAge CT, attendees must register under their name, participate through the link supplied after registering and complete the evaluation after the webinar.
• Registration is for ONE computer login access per webinar.
• Recordings of live sessions are included in webinar purchase.

Questions or Concerns? Contact LeadingAge Connecticut at (203) 678-4477 or [email protected].

Speaker Bio

Gordon Smoko CSP, CFPS, ARM
Senior Risk Manager
Mr. Smoko is a Senior Risk Manager with Brown & Brown Insurance Lehigh Valley, LP. In this role, Mr. Smoko is responsible for delivering safety and risk management services to clients, including risk management assessments, safety training, safety program management and the execution of plans designed to reduce the cost of risk for organizations. With over 30 years of safety and risk management experience, Mr. Smoko has worked with organizations in both the
traditional insurance market as well as many self-insured organizations. Additionally, Mr. Smoko has extensive experience working with organizations in the educational, healthcare, public entity,
retail, distribution, transportation, and industrial sectors. Mr. Smoko earned his undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University in Industrial Engineering (BSIE) and his graduate degree from Wilkes University in Business (MBA) with honors. Mr. Smoko is a Certified Safety Professional(CSP), Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) as well as Associate in Risk Management(ARM) credential. He also maintains “Field Safety Representative and Professional Safety Source (AR)” and “Field Safety Representative (TX)” credentials. Mr. Smoko is an active member in the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) having been Chapter President in past years. As Chapter President Mr. Smoko forged a partnership with The Lehigh Valley Safety Council which helps promote the profession throughout the Lehigh Valley. He also was voted by ASSE chapter members to be 2013 “Lehigh Valley Safety Professional of the Year”.

Emily Reiter, CIC
Executive Producer, Commercial Risk Advisor
As a Commercial Risk Advisor, Emily delivers expertise with industry focus and product specialization. Delivering integrated insurance and risk management solutions, Emily leverages our unparalleled expertise and strength in the marketplace to help protect you, your employees,
and your business.
Dedicated to making a positive difference, Emily focuses on the highest quality of protection at the lowest possible cost through insurance coverage design, negotiation, placement, and implementation. She uses our experience, carrier relationships, and principled customer focus to deliver first-class service and solutions to all her clients. As a Health and Human Services specialist, Emily works with many social service and non-profit organizations. This has allowed Emily to bridge her two passions: Business and Impact. The Cum Laude graduate holds a Bachelor of Science from Moravian University where she dual majored in Mathematics and Economics. In 2022, Emily earned her Certified Insurance Counselor designation. Emily serves on the Board of Directors for Development Education Services of Monroe County, the Wilson Area Partners in Education Foundation, and the Easton Area Chamber of Commerce. A lifetime resident of the Lehigh Valley, Emily lives in Easton with her Double Doodle, Arlo! She enjoys volunteering, visiting the local farmers market with friends and family, and adventuring with her pup!