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Increase in Need for Security Guards: Do You Have What It Takes?

By ODO Administrator | March 30, 2020

Increase in Need for Security Guards: Do You Have What It Takes? To say the world is facing an uncertain time right now would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the shut down of businesses, record job losses and nearly 1 million cases of the virus globally (with this number increasing daily).…

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Coronavirus & the Food Services Industry: The Role of Security Guards

By ODO Administrator | March 26, 2020

Coronavirus & the Food Services Industry: The Emerging Role of Security Guards Fast Security Quote Businesses across all industries have seen significant changes over recent weeks. For many, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in temporary or even permanent closures. For others, it has meant the need to pivot their businesses to “keep the lights on,”…

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Security Guards Respond to Coronavirus in the United States

By ODO Administrator | March 19, 2020

Security Guards Respond to Coronavirus in the United States Over the last several weeks, we have seen the spread of COVID-19 escalate around the world. The virus is now running rampant throughout the United States. In response, cities and states have taken drastic measures to isolate the virus and prevent more sickness and death among…

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Is Your Retail Business at Risk?

By ODO Administrator | March 13, 2020

Is Your Retail Business at Risk? According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), shrink accounted for $46 billion worth of losses in 2018. Shrink, of course, covers a wide array of inventory loss – from theft, shoplifting and fraud to simple human error. Yet, we can all agree a large part of that is undoubtedly…

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Coronavirus: Keeping Your Organization Secure

By ODO Administrator | March 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Keeping Your Organization Secure Fast Security Quote As the news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) becomes more apparent, a pandemic mindset often comes into play, and panic can often result. Security during this time is paramount for the safety of your employees, customers, and clients. Whether you operate a healthcare facility, a retail store, or…

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7 Tips for Staying Safe at Public Events

By ODO Administrator | March 5, 2020

7 Tips for Staying Safe at Public Events When was the last time you attended a large public event? Sporting events, parades and rallies, concerts and even grilled cheese fests are commonplace events that draw huge crowds. As an attendee, you have most likely wondered what you would do in the event of an emergency.…

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5 Common Myths About Security Guards

By ODO Administrator | February 28, 2020

5 Common Myths About Security Guards Without even knowing it, security guards are part of your everyday life. Many work in the office buildings, shopping malls and parking garages that you frequent daily. Their role, although very important, can often go unnoticed as you go about your day. Media is one means by which people…

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Protecting Your Business Park from Threats

By ODO Administrator | February 21, 2020

Protecting Your Business Park from Threats Management professionals at business parks throughout the United States have a lot on their plates when it comes to the security of the businesses that reside there. While vandalism and theft may be two of their primary concerns, other potential hazards could put people and property at risk. Businesses…

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Keeping Kids Safe Amid School Shootings

By ODO Administrator | February 14, 2020

Keeping Kids Safe Amid School Shootings Statistics indicate that there were about 25 shootings in 2019 that happened in a learning institution or during a school-sponsored event. The year before that, there were 24 mass shootings across schools in America, and that brings us to an important matter of national concern: how do we keep…

How to Keep your Home Safe While Traveling

How to Keep your Home Safe While Traveling

By ODO Administrator | February 6, 2020

How to Keep your Home Safe While Traveling Are you planning a trip out of state or the country either for business or pleasure? Then you must certainly be concerned about the security of your home, especially if there’s no one you’re leaving behind to watch it. With these ten helpful home security pointers, you…

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