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The Art of Observational Enhancement:

Preparing for an Active Shooter Scenario &

Defusing Workplace Violence Before it Starts

Observational Enhancement, or situational awareness, is the key to understanding how to prepare for and respond to a violent situation in the workplace. The Art of Observational Enhancement will reinforce our ability to maintain keen situational awareness of the little details that could potentially become big problems. The Art of Observational Awareness will equip attendees with essential skills needed to respond to an active shooter scenario as well as how to de-escalate a possible violent altercation in the workplace.

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Nathan Fredrickson

Private Investigator & Risk Manager - EPI Investigations

Nathan Fredrickson is a private investigator and partner with EPI Investigations & Risk Management based in Sioux Falls, SD. His scope of investigative service includes corporate fraud and background investigations, covert surveillance, risk management, OSHA compliance, and training in the areas of disaster preparedness, active shooter preparedness, situational awareness and de escalation of workplace violence.

Nate currently works with several of the nation’s insurance companies investigating workers' compensation and general liability claims. He also provides investigative and training services to several corporations and organizations in the Midwest. 

Before founding EPI, Nate worked for a national corporation as risk manager and special projects director where he reformed and administered its risk management program (investigating over 800 work comp claims), provided oversight and support for new government contracts, and conducted background research and strategic planning. 

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