Security Industry Expert Mark McCourt Joins our Team to Advance Enterprise Security Services

Security Industry Expert Mark McCourt Joins our Team to Advance Enterprise Security Services

Integrating services, solutions and technology is the trend for managing security programs. Mark McCourt, a security industry leader, will use his expertise in these disciplines to help clients and business prospects strategically align with a total broad brush.   This week we announced his appointment as Universal Protection Service vice president […]

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Flu Vaccine Helps Fend Off the Virus

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Did you get your vaccine for the 2015-16 flu season? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccine can help protect you and others from contracting and spreading the virus. It’s not too late to implement some basic precautions to reduce your risk of illness and […]

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Tips to Handle El Niño Winter Weather

Tips to Handle El Niño Winter Weather

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this winter’s El Niño is expected to bring unpredictable weather patterns across the U.S., including heavy rains in the western region and varying degrees of storms in other areas. Universal Services of America offers the following tips for handling heavy snowfall, icy […]

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7 Safety Resolutions for 2016

7 Safety Resolutions for 2016

  Resolve to Be Ready in 2016 According to StatisticBrain.com, 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but only eight percent actually succeed in achieving them. So maybe the first resolution you should make this year is to keep the resolutions you make! Our idea for ensuring success? Buck […]

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12 New Year’s Eve Safety Tips from Universal Protection Service

12 New Year’s Eve Safety Tips from Universal Protection Service

Whether you plan to ring in 2016 with a New Year’s Eve celebration in an intimate setting or at a public event, please be mindful of these tips so you can enjoy the revelry safely and securely. Check the weather forecast and dress appropriately, if you plan to attend an […]

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Spreading Cheer and Tips for a Safe and Secure Holiday

Spreading Cheer and Tips for a Safe and Secure Holiday

Universal Services of America reminds you to keep the following safety and security tips in mind as you celebrate the holiday season. Share them with family, friends, colleagues, co-workers and building occupants to let them know you care. #BeSafe and Happy Holidays!   Nine Smart Shopping Tips  Park close to […]

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Universal Receives Inaugural OC Register Editors’ Special Award

Universal Receives Inaugural OC Register Editors’ Special Award

The Honor was Given for the Company’s Support of Veterans Universal Services of America is a big champion of veterans. The company participated in many initiatives over the past several years, including hiring 3,000 veterans in 2014 and makes a charitable donation annually at holiday time to a veterans charity. […]

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Improve Security By Outsourcing

Improve Security By Outsourcing

Can you get great security personnel with a contract security firm? The answer is absolutely “YES.” Many high level administrators incorrectly assume that only a proprietary team run by their security director are capable of administering a quality security program. But this is not the case. Security professionals love what […]

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Think Safety This Thanksgiving Holiday

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Universal offers some tips for safety at home or wherever you plan to spend your special holiday weekend. Whether you celebrate with family, friends and loved ones or choose to work, please remember to be aware of your surroundings, take steps to ensure your personal safety and report anything out of […]

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Universal Backs Security 500 Conference on Capitol Hill

Universal Backs Security 500 Conference on Capitol Hill

What is the real war against America and how does one communicate security’s value to senior management? These questions are among many that chief security officers (CSOs), executives and end users will answer at next week’s Security 500 Conference. Slated for Mon., Nov. 16 in Washington, D.C., Keynote Brett Kingstone, […]

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