In response to the recent tragic assault upon the children of Newtown Connecticut, National Security Service Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of security guard service, is offering its services at break-even rates to elementary and high schools around the country.
Ed Stevens, CEO of National Security Service, has called upon other contract security providers to similarly contribute to what he insists must be a nationwide mobilization to protect our children. … Read the rest
Have you thought about consolidating security guard companies?
Working with several companies in different geographical locations can cause inconsistencies in service, high administrative costs and other headaches.
To help you better understand why you should consolidate security guard services with a national or regional company, keep on reading. We’ll show you three ways to tell if consolidating is the best option.… Read the rest
Vacant foreclosed residential properties are easy targets for vandalism and theft.
Thieves and vandals salivate over half-built homes and vacant properties owned by banks. As an example, a foreclosed Seattle home was the target of thieves over a three-week span.
Looters ravaged the house stealing appliances, fixtures and even the garage door. The bank lost an estimated $20,000 in appliances and building materials.… Read the rest
For schools, tour companies and other organizations planning field trips and outings, there are inherent risks when organizing a trip for groups of children.
There is always the possibility of injury or something worse. In 2010, a secondary school in New York made headlines when a 12-year-old girl drowned during a field trip. It’s these types of stories that keep you awake at the night.… Read the rest
More than 150 million people use LinkedIn. It’s billed as the world’s largest professional social network.
So should you be using LinkedIn?
That’s an affirmative. If you’re a security executive who has never used the site, you’re really missing out. There are lots of reasons you should be using LinkedIn. Here are some of the most important.
Network with Business Professionals
LinkedIn takes networking to a whole new level.… Read the rest
Today’s construction sites are a lot different than in previous decades thanks to smartphones and tablet computers.
These portable devices are reshaping productivity on and off the jobsite by simplifying complicated tasks.
To get the most out of your smartphone or tablet computer on the construction site, here are some great apps and online tools for construction professionals.
1. Concrete Calculator – This easy-to-use app provides select choices of concrete calculation.… Read the rest
The life of a busy security executive can be hectic. Between meetings and travel it can be difficult to keep up with the breakneck pace.
Thankfully there’s something in your pocket that can keep you organized and reduce stress. It’s your smartphone.
There are lots of apps to improve office productivity and business travel. Here are a few great apps to try out.… Read the rest
There seems to be this stereotypical image when it comes to security guards. We typically think of security guards as big, strong men.
But did you know, that women are just as capable of being great security guards?
In the past two decades, women have made great strides in law enforcement and security. They’re just as responsible and effective as men.… Read the rest
Retailers with stores in different markets across the country have two options when it comes to security guard services.
- Option 1: Go with a national security guard company
- Option 2: Hire a local security guard company for each market
Option 1, hiring a nation-wide security company, is by far the preferable alternative.
That’s because you’ll end up cutting administrative costs, and you’ll get consistency in service as well as reduced liability risk.… Read the rest
Did you know that the construction industry annually loses nearly $1 billion in the theft of equipment and tools? That’s according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
If you want to protect your construction site, you should follow the pre-job checklist below.
Research Area Crime Stats
Take a look at the crime statistics in the area surrounding your construction site.… Read the rest