Obtaining Short-Term Security Guards In A Pinch

ODO Fire Watch Warden

Everyone wishes they had a crystal ball to predict security needs. However, the reality is that sometimes, a short-term security need arises, and the scrambling begins. The good news is that there are well-established security guard providers that specialize in those last-minute and unique security needs.

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Substations Increase Security Guards in Response to Increasing Attacks

ODO Power Grid

Americans rely heavily on power for work, school, and living. In five Pacific Northwest states, power substation attacks have increased since first seen in 2017. The rate of attacks is alarming. In an effort to prevent vandalism, suspicious behavior, and activity, substations are working with reputable security providers.

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Security Guards Provide Protection at 24-Hour Businesses

ODO Gas Station Late

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

ODO Security Checking Equipment

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

Man Planning on Sticky Notes

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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