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5 Must-Have Supplies for Security Guards

By ODO Administrator | September 10, 2020

5 Must-Have Supplies for Security Guards For a security guard to get the job done right, they need to have the right equipment. Security guards will often have to carry a number of critical supplies with them while on duty so they are prepared for any threat that comes their way. It is common for…

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What Can a Fire Watch Patrol Do For Your Business?

By ODO Administrator | September 3, 2020

What Can a Fire Watch Patrol Do For Your Business? With fires ravaging the West Coast, many people have fire concerns at the top of their minds. As a business or property owner, fire watch security should be a critical component of your safety and security plans. Neglecting to hire a professional fire watch security…

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Why Small Business Owners Should Hire Temporary Security Guards

By ODO Administrator | August 27, 2020

Why Small Business Owners Should Hire Temporary Security Guards For many people, owning a small business is the American dream. It takes time, money and passion to bring your business to life- and your hard work should be protected. Small business owners across the country have met with troubling times over the last 6 months.…

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Summer Heat Safety Tips for Security Guards

By ODO Administrator | August 19, 2020

Summer Heat Safety Tips for Security Guards Summer 2020 has been unlike summers in recent memory. With the COVID-19 pandemic raging and social unrest across the country, people are facing unprecedented levels of fear and anxiety. Add to this the extreme heat and the recent Colorado and California wild fires, and you have a recipe…

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Tense Situations & Security Guards: De-escalation Tips You Can Use

By ODO Administrator | August 12, 2020

Tense Situations & Security Guards: De-escalation Tips You Can Use The job of a security guard can vary greatly from day to day. Some days may be filled with routine patrols and reports, while other days you may encounter a threatening or dangerous security situation. You never know what kinds of threats you may face,…

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The Role of Warehouse Security Officers

By ODO Administrator | August 5, 2020

The Role of Warehouse Security Officers One of the greatest unwanted costs for business owners is theft. It is an unfortunate reality that thieves, which can even include your own employees, target businesses with valuable merchandise that they can resell for a profit. Warehouses can be big targets for this kind of criminal activity, which…

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What Every Security Guard Needs to Know About COVID-19

By ODO Administrator | July 28, 2020

What Every Security Guard Needs to Know About COVID-19 Since March, the country has been experiencing an upheaval of daily life due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. The “new normal” for many cities throughout the nation was defined by shuttered businesses, stay-at-homes orders, rising unemployment rates and general uncertainty as to what else the…

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Private Security Guard Services During Covid-19 Pandemic

By ODO Administrator | July 22, 2020

Private Security Guard Services During COVID-19 Pandemic The last few months have been a whirlwind for many business owners across the United States. From forced closures and limited openings to mask orders and other social distancing regulations, many businesses have had to shut their doors permanently or completely change the way they do business.  For…

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Lesser Known Benefits of Hiring Security Guards for Your Business

By ODO Administrator | July 16, 2020

Lesser Known Benefits of Hiring Security Guards for Your Business When your company chooses to hire a team of guards to protect your business, you are getting much more than security. Studies have shown that the presence of security guards in a workplace can have a positive impact on employee productivity, morale and retention. Smart…

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Summer Travel Considerations During the Covid-19 Pandemic

By ODO Administrator | July 9, 2020

Summer Travel Considerations During the Covid-19 Pandemic Since March, many Americans have been staying at home and limiting their outings to help curb the spread of Covid-19. The pandemic has changed the way we live, work and socialize; and, it seems that the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic is not about to end anytime soon. As…

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