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The impact of the Emergency Preparedness Rule

The impact of the Emergency Preparedness Rule

On September 8, 2016 the Federal Register posted the final rule Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers. The regulation quickly went into effect on November 16, 2016 although health care providers and...

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Introducing our new mobile command center

For the work we do at PSA, we often need many different types of equipment and surveillance to provide the most comprehensive security. As we’ve increased the level of sophistication with our security practices, we realized we needed to invest in a mobile command...

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Steps businesses should take after a flood

Steps businesses should take after a flood

Record flooding in the Midwest and Great Plains has caused at least $3 billion in damage to the region. Forecasters have predicted that portions of the river could remain high for the next couple of months. In particular, Nebraska suffered nearly $1.4 billion in...

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Does it matter if a security firm insures their employees?

When we started PSA, we wanted to raise the bar for expectations of security services in Omaha. Our team had a combined 100+ years of experience in security, emergency management, and crisis response so we knew we would have a strong foundation. We were confident we...

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Making a plan for an active shooter

Each year, over 11,000 people die by firearms. This includes all sorts of gun-related assaults such as gang violence, home invasions, or accidental deaths. According to the Gun Violence Archive, 340 of these deaths last year came from mass shootings. As of...

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Employee spotlight: Dr. Patrick O’Neil

Employee spotlight: Dr. Patrick O’Neil

In this series, we introduce you to the employees at Protective Security Advisors What do you do for PSA? I joined in 2017 as a partner. I help to advise PSA and help make decisions as one of their owners. We are growing fast right now and I’m helping to make sure we...

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Employee spotlight: Josh Kelley

In this series, we introduce you to the employees at Protective Security Advisors What do you do for PSA? My focus is on the security staff. I find talent, handle the hiring process, and help with scheduling. I am the lead on the training process and I’m in charge of...

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Client spotlight: Siena Francis House

Client spotlight: Siena Francis House

In 1975, the Siena/Francis House was founded as a shelter for women in Omaha. Over the last 43 years, it has expanded in services and facilities, evolving into the largest provider of services to men and woman experiencing homelessness in the region. Siena/Francis...

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Tips for security over the holidays

Tips for security over the holidays

The holidays are here, bringing good cheer, parties, and time with families. Unfortunately, the holidays also bring theft and vandalism. We see apartment communities targeted because thieves can break into many cars and homes at one time. We advise our clients to...

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