When you manufacture perishable goods, mistakes matter. An elevated temperature in a truck trailer isn’t an inconvenience; it’s a critical health issue. And a mistaken destination set point for a delivery? With goods that have an expiration date, deliveries aren’t late—they’re a loss.
While state and national lawmakers wrestle with an appropriate response to the epidemic of school shootings, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation has found an important part of the solution to the problem. By enlisting the help of specially trained armed resource officers from U.S. Security Associates (USA), Horry County in South Carolina is extending deterrence and response protection to every public-school student in the county—and it’s doing it without resorting to funding cuts of educational programs.
School security has quickly become the leading priority for school districts across the country. As administrators turn to private security companies to complement off-duty police officers and enhance student protection, US Security Associates (USA) has already developed a proven trained Officer Force that provides school districts with security solutions tailored to meet their distinct needs.
When you have more than 50 acres to protect—especially when it’s a site that’s a buzz of activity and construction—little things can add up fast. A stray electrical cord here, a dripping water hose there—and soon enough you’ll find losses mounting from trip and fall injuries and facility damage.
The average cost of downtime to businesses “is staggering,” according to a recent Rand Group study. For 81 percent of companies, an hour’s worth costs over $300,000—and “losses are significantly higher per hour for businesses like banks,” the research concludes.
So for a financial firm with multiple retail bank locations in Texas and Louisiana, it’s a very nervous time when storm clouds start to gather off the Gulf Coast threatening to shutter operations.
The most important security preparations are the ones you hope to never need. Readiness that goes untapped, hopefully for years, but which—when it’s called upon—makes the difference between life and death. So it was for a leading industrial tool and household hardware manufacturer one summer day in 2016 at a facility in Tennessee.
Shortly before 10 AM, company managers were escorting a fired temporary worker to the employee parking lot. Security Officers from U.S. Security Associates (USA), recognizing that his agitation and charged comments posed a potential danger, immediately contacted law enforcement, which arrived at the site within 5 minutes.
ATLANTA– February 22, 2018 – A U.S. Security Associates (USA) Security Officer is being hailed a hero for saving the life of his colleague. Security Officer Victor Reyes, who serves as the Assistant Public Safety Director at a high-end multi-use retail center in Glendale, CA, provided the necessary emergency response measures when fellow Security Officer Andreas Hernandez suffered a medical crisis and collapsed.
Researchers estimate there is a school campus shooting nearly every week of the academic year somewhere in the nation. This provides for a very sobering reality of the imperative need to take measures to protect our children.
ATLANTA – February 14, 2018 – U.S. Security Associates (USA) was recognized at the Training Top 125 Gala in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center.
With 20 Acres to Protect, a Luxury Car Maker Adds Robots to Its Security Force – and Miles to its Daily Patrols
Vehicle-processing centers can be a mind-blowing sight—an ocean of cars as far as the eye can see. The security test such vastness presents is immediately obvious: How can you possibly patrol that?