Nature Coast Human Resources Society

Proudly Serving Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties 


Active Shooter Situation and Violence in the Workplace

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop, Brooksville, FL 34604


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Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Because active shooting situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both  mentally and physically to deal with an active shooters.

As HR professionals or business owners, we need to be able to inform our employees on how they can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations.

Join us as Marcia Kozera, an HR professional with over 25 years of experience and owner of Lighthouse HR, and Deputy Brian Kozera, certified law enforcement trainer, discuss how you can best prepare for an active shooter situation.

What you will learn by attending this session:

  • What is considered violence in the workplace?
  • Early intervention/de-escalation in a potential violent situation.
  • How to develop an Active Shooter Response Plan for your organization.
  • Recognize the warning signs and behaviors of a potential shooter.
  • Exact steps to take in an active shooting situation.
  • Law Enforcement response team objectives, perspective and guidelines.
  • Follow up and monitoring of employees after the shooting incident.

Marcia Kozera is a Human Resources Executive with over 25 years of progressive experience in all HR related areas, specializing in employee relations, benefits, leadership development, training and consulting.  Throughout her HR career, she has served in every functional area of HR, mostly as an HR Department of One, which is why she understands very well the challenges of reconciling the functional and strategic scopes of Human Resources. 

With a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and 20 years of experience with relationship dynamics in the workplace, Marcia has been applying her skills, knowledge and experience to coach and counsel individuals not only in their employment relationships but also their personal ones through placing special emphasis on mindset, emotional intelligence and a unique approach to solving conflict.  She volunteers in different Boards of Directors, including the Nature Coast Human Resources Society (NCHRS) and HubLife Charities, a 501c3 for the benefit of the Tampa Bay community.  She lives in Spring Hill with her husband and two teenage boys and travels to Costa Rica as often as possible to visit her family.

Deputy Brian Kozera is a certified law enforcement trainer with over 10 years of personnel management as well as 11 years of law enforcement skill and experience.  Brian will provide tactical, practical and applicable tools to prepare for an imminent danger situation.

Nature Coast Human Resources Society, Inc.

Serving Hernando, Citrus and Pasco Counties

SHRM Chapter #705

6645 Ridge Road, Port Richey, FL 34668



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