NFPA 3000™ (PS): Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program
Nationwide and around the globe, communities are facing an increasing number of tragedies involving active shooter and/or hostile events. The need for an integrated preparedness, response, and recovery program is greater than ever before. Protect your community with NFPA 3000™ (PS). This standard addresses all aspects of the process, from identifying hazards and assessing vulnerability to planning, resource management, incident management at a command level, competencies for first responders, and recovery.
NFPA Journal - Dispatchs, Briefs, Nov Dec 2018
Summer wildfires prompt new laws in California, NFPA recognized for hot work training and journalism, and more.
NFPA Journal - People Get Ready, May June 2018
How NFPA 3000 encourages community involvement in the response to active shooter and hostile events.
NFPA releases the world’s first active shooter/hostile event standard with guidance on whole community planning, response, and recovery
May 1, 2018 - The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released NFPA 3000TM (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program to help communities holistically deal with the fast-growing number of mass casualty incidents that continue to occur throughout the world. Serving as the first of its kind, NFPA 3000 provides unified planning, response and recovery guidance, as well as civilian and responder safety considerations.
NFPA news release - In response to rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA to fast-track a new standard for unified response
February 14, 2018 - A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April, 2018. As part of the standards process, NFPA 3000 is now open for input until February 23, 2018.
The Augusta Project
Augusta, Georgia has embarked on a yearlong journey to implement NFPA 3000™ (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program.
NFPA 3000™ (PS) Fact Sheet - Spanish
Cada capítulo de NFPA 3000™ (PS) está escrito con los siguientes cuatro conceptos en mente: Comunidad Completa, Comando Unificado, Respuesta Integrada y Recuperación Planificada
NFPA Journal - Perspectives, Sept Oct 2018
Perspectives: Why planning for recovery is critical before a shooting attack.
NFPA Journal - Research, May June 2018
Column: When seconds matter, real time data flow is critical. But challenges abound.