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Security Guards Provide Protection at 24-Hour Businesses

By ODO Administrator | December 7, 2022

Businesses that offer customers 24-hour access are beginning to recognize it is necessary to provide security personnel on location to protect employees, customers, and assets on the property. Gas stations and grocery stores are some of the few businesses that still offer 24-hour access. Due to the nature of these businesses and the typical lack of security guards, these locations are becoming more frequent targets for criminals and loiterers. Hiring private security personnel is a solid and affordable solution for all 24-hour businesses.

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Preventative Security Personnel Save Time and Money

By ODO Administrator | November 30, 2022

Any corporation with active construction and manufacturing sites should consider the value added by having long-term security personnel trained in preventative maintenance. Safety departments are finding room in their budgets to include security personnel to serve as an expert in the facility of equipment and overall safety, saving significant time and money. Construction companies and manufacturing facilities automatically gain designated “boots on the ground” personnel to monitor activity and provide a proactive approach to preventative maintenance.

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Preparing for Security Guard Hires Ensures Successful Placement

By ODO Administrator | November 24, 2022

Clients looking to hire private security guards can take steps to prepare for hiring security personnel. These steps done up front ensure a smooth onboarding and successful placement of security guards in their new roles. Setting clear expectations and having a plan allows the new security staff to hit the ground running and allows for better communication and collaboration between the expectations and security coverage.

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Skilled Security Guards Provide Mandated Fire Watch Services

By ODO Administrator | November 18, 2022

To comply with OSHA’s fire watch requirements and other agencies in place to protect workers, companies are finding the most efficient way to provide these necessary fire watch services is through a security personnel provider. Using an outside provider ensures that dispatched security is explicitly trained in fire watch services.

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Hiring Private Security is Not Just for Big Corporations Anymore

By ODO Administrator | November 9, 2022

The list of those in need of extra security is expanding as our nation craves safety. Many people are taking up arms or training to protect themselves. However, when it comes to businesses or more extensive needs for protection, private security guards already trained in firearms and other non-lethal weapons provide safety and alleviate some of the fear that has become commonplace for many Americans. The demand for private security is rising.

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Four Undeniable Reasons to Consider Temporary Security Services

By ODO Administrator | November 3, 2022

Temporary security is a viable option for many companies and private events as we approach the last two celebration-filled months of 2022. Established businesses and residential communities require longer-term service, but what if you only have security needs for a special occasion, a day, a week, or another short-term need? People who seek extra safety for short-term needs deserve the best quality security guards who treat short-term assignments with the same dedication as longer-term ones.

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Keeping Communities Safe with Residential Security

By ODO Administrator | October 27, 2022

Armed and unarmed guards are highly qualified with backgrounds as law enforcement officers and military personnel. Professionals are trained for emergencies and other potentially dangerous situations; residential security provides peace of mind to residents and visitors.

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Increased Holiday Shopping Traffic Calls for Retail Security Personnel

By ODO Administrator | October 22, 2022

Regardless of which holidays you celebrate in December, the shopping crowds will start substantially increasing in a month when Thanksgiving begins the holiday season of 2022. The school break equals increased travel and incredible retail sales designed to draw bigger crowds than seen since COVID-19. As retailers prepare for the increased traffic, finding qualified retail security guards to provide expert coverage throughout the holidays is the best way to protect employees, customers, and merchandise.

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Top Three Reasons to Hire Security for Employee Terminations

By ODO Administrator | October 13, 2022

Releasing an employee is unpleasant and can often be nerve-racking. Being fired may trigger strong emotional responses in some, and others may lash out as they depart the building, while others still go off without a hitch. The escalations and unknowns lead businesses to hire security guards to be onsite and present during employee terminations.

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Preparing for the Holidays by Increasing Parking Lot Security

By ODO Administrator | October 6, 2022

It seems that parking lots are never quite ready for the dramatic increase in shopper traffic over the holidays. It also seems that parking spaces are getting smaller, and cars are getting bigger! All these factors can add tension to parking lots. Something as simple as adding trained and experienced security guards can alleviate the added stress and eliminate the risk of something getting out of hand.

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