This blog is the third in our series about making your business trip safer. The two previous blogs covered travel safety and things to do when caught up in a force majeure or other similar incident such a major fire. In this blog, Continuancy Ltd presents the three headline responses you should take when affected by deliberate, hostile act – a bombing, shooting or hostage situation etc, when travelling on business or indeed going about normal life.
The United Kingdom’s National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has issued an excellent leaflet and accompanying video on what to do if you are caught up in a deliberate hostile incident and we encourage you to take a few minutes to watch this video production titled RUN, HIDE, TELL.
This blog is written to give you some bullet points of action when caught up in a deliberate hostile act; we are not seeking to replicate the NPCC’s very detailed and effective guidance. Continuancy suggest you do the following:
If you try to keep this concept in your mind when travelling and working in unfamiliar destinations, you will be far better prepared to make logical decisions that might save your life and optimise your chances of getting back to safety very quickly. Please read our previous two blogs giving (a) the top five tips safe travel on business and (b) Three things to do in a hostile situation to complement our series of travel safety blogs.
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