Active Shooter Exercise Set in Key West

The purpose of the Feb. 1 exercise is to test multiple agencies' response policies, plans, and procedures to an active shooter incident within the maritime domain.

Coast Guard Sector Key West and the Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee will host a full-scale exercise with local agencies on Feb. 1 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Key West, Fla. The exercise, part of the Area Maritime Security and Training Exercise Program, will have federal, state, local, and industry partners respond and recover from a simulated active shooter threat at the Key West Ferry Terminal.

The purpose of the exercise is to test agencies' response policies, plans, and procedures to an active shooter incident within the maritime domain.

The exercise will take place at the terminal, which is located at 100 Grinnell St., with all exercise play transparent to the public, according to the USCG announcement. About 100 individuals will participate, including representatives from multiple law enforcement agencies, local fire departments, medical/emergency medical service personnel, emergency management personnel, water treatment facilities, the maritime industry, the Coast Guard, and the FBI.

"When a significant event takes place, federal, state and local agencies establish a unified command to oversee the response," said Capt. Francisco Rego, Coast Guard Federal Maritime Security coordinator. "Exercises like this build cohesiveness between agencies within the port, strengthen our ability to form a coordinated response, and ultimately improving response times and effectiveness."

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • The Top 5 Safety and Technology Trends to Watch

    Get the latest on trends you can expect to hear more about in 2019, including continued growth of mobile safety applications, wearable technology, and smart PPE; autonomous vehicles; pending OSHA recordkeeping rulemaking; and increased adoption of international safety standard, ISO 45001.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - January 2019

    January / February 2019

    Featuring:

    • PREVENTING ERRORS
      Production vs. Safety 
    • EMERGENCY SHOWERS & EYEWASH
      Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment
    • CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
      The State of Contractor Safety
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      The Three Keys to Effective Chemical Management
    View This Issue