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PRACTICAL

RISK

MITIGATION

Education, training and resources to empower and protect what you value most.

LSDS™ has supported over 3,500 client trips
to all corners of the globe. 

Travelers just like you have learned to identify, assess and mitigate risks wherever their destination may be.

 

Our Risk Mitigation
Programs and Services Portfolio

We offer 15 programs and services to tailor to your specific training needs.

01

VULNERABILITY & THREAT ASSESSMENTS FOR BUSINESSES & HOMES

  • Predatory and environmental concerns determination (level and probability of occurrence)

  • Safety and employee security procedure review

  • Safe room assessments and enhancement recommendations

  • Egress/evacuation routes and accountability assessments

  • Employee and executive pattern of life analysis and vulnerabilities

02

CRISIS RESPONSE PLANNING

  • Organizational preparation for environmental and predatory situations

  • Crisis response teams and leadership preparation

  • Crisis management scenarios and walkthrough

  • Leadership and decision processes in times of uncertainty and crisis

  • Standard operating procedure creation and validation

  • Delivering solutions for any environmental or predatory concerns

03

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY CRISIS RESPONSE PREPARATION

  • 1- and 3-day egress bags for individuals

  • Tailored for environmental concerns and potential threats

  • Individually specified add-ons

  • Animal survival and egress kits for family pets

  • Parent-friendly child evacuation kits 

  • Comprehensive emergency vehicle kits for all vehicles

  • Evacuation planning accounting for individual skills, geography, and other factors to increase survivability

04

Crisis Response Assistance 

  • Establishing crisis response centers

  • Managing crisis situations in real time 

  • Advising into crisis management in real time

05

Understanding Terrorism and Terrorist Motivations

(seminar)

  • Terror groups

  • Motivations

  • Tactics, techniques and procedures

  • Safeguards and best practices

06

Active Predator/Active Shooter Training
(seminar & interactive training)

Our Subject Matter Experts will deliver a *90-minute interactive discussion followed by an office walkthrough with employees to assist in their planning and preparation. 

*Training sessions may be longer or shorter as they will be customized to the needs of each client.

VIEW TRAINING OVERVIEW

07

Predator Mindset and Understanding
(interactive training)

  • The value of distance

  • Acquiring distance and verbal de-escalation

  • Surveillance detection

  • Understanding weapons

  • Understanding basic structural design and materials to enhance survivability

08

Specific Threat Management

(seminar and/or interactive training)

  • Kidnapping and express kidnapping

  • Identification of threats

  • Environmental threat and understanding

  • Weather and natural disasters

  • Preparation and actions to take before, during and after issues

  • Civil/Political unrest

  • Political conflicts and how it can impact your travel

  • Upcoming elections

  • Becoming stranded in a country during a political war w/your home country. What do you do? What if the embassy staff is expelled from the country?

  • Protests/Strikes/Demonstrations/Rallies/Marches that turn violent

09

Verbal De-escalation Training
 

  • Assessing predators

  • Words and phrases

  • Tone and inflection

  • Posture and gestures

10

Self-Defense

(interactive training)

  • Defending against an attack

  • Grabbed/assaulted

  • Knives

  • Firearms

  • Improvised weapons

  • Parking lot and vehicle safety

  • Advanced training as needed

11

Improvised Medical Training
(interactive training)

  • Patient Assessment

  • Basic Trauma Management with commonly found items

    • Utilizing M.A.R.C.H. Sequence

  • Improvised Patient Transport

  • Basic Fracture Management with commonly found items

12

Basic Medical Assessment

(interactive training)

  • Patient Assessment

  • Basic Trauma Management

    • Utilizing M.A.R.C.H. Sequence

  • Patient Transport

  • Basic Fracture Management

13

CPR
(certifying classes)

  • Adult One and Two Person CPR

  • Automated External Defibrillator Use

  • Foreign Body Airway Management

14

Travel Support Services for Individuals

  • Education and training prior to travel

  • Comprehensive risk assessments for travel  

  • Proactive updates during travel 

  • Comprehensive reach-back support for emerging situations

  • Travel handbook 

  • Customizable travel product kit (RFID passport/credit card holders, Faraday bags, money belts, etc.)

  • Active location monitoring if desired

  • LSDS team or network support during travel

  • Advanced reconnaissance and on the ground updates in real time

  • Personal security on a limited basis

  • Network asset assistance while in a specific location

15

Student and Collegiate Travel Support

  • Education prior to travel 

  • Assistance with safety plans and risk mitigation

  • Coaching through preparation 

  • Comprehensive, city-specific risk assessment

  • Communication planning and equipping as necessary

  • On call support for travelers and families during the trip

  • Proactive updates during travel 

  • Active location monitoring if desired

explore our RISK MITIGATION
training courses.

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY SUPPORT

We'll help guide you with 

in home education and training to deal with situations from
in home emergencies
to rapid evacuation

business & professional support

We spot, assess and make recommendations to ensure you are doing all you can to prepare your facilities and people for the new normal of uncertainties associated with the workplace.

travel
support

We deliver pre-travel education and preparation so you can have peace of mind.

"I have to admit that there are so many things to love about the Morehead-Cain scholarship opportunities, but one thing immediately comes to mind: all of the due diligence you and your security team [LSDS] did regarding Andrew’s travel plans. I want to personally thank you for the peace-of-mind it gave me.”

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

—  Rena Buchanan,
Parent of a traveling scholar

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