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Allied Universal employee saves toddler’s life

July 13, 2020SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Off-duty Allied Universal security guard and ex-Marine, Phillip Blanks, caught a three-year-old child who was dropped from the third story of a burning apartment building in Phoenix. Blanks was hanging out with a friend when he heard commotion outside. As smoke and flames engulfed the apartment, Blanks saw what was about to happen and ran towards the building to see how he could help. Within moments, he had a toddler in his arms. “I’d seen the building was on fire and...

Allied Universal, Cellphones, Data, fire and life safety

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News Poll: Casual and 'fun' is prevalent, helpful in the office

December 8, 2014Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—John Loud, owner of LOUD Security believes that without a positive company culture, “nothing else matters.” SSN readers discuss Loud's approach and issues such as cellphone policies and casual working environments in the latest SSN News Poll. Loud doesn't allow employees to bring personal cellphones to work. In contrast, 90 percent of the News Poll respondents say cellphones are freely allowed at their work, and an additional 8 percent say cellphones are...

3xLogic, Cellphones, Company Culture, Loud Security Systems, News Poll, Security Systems News (SSN), Wendi Burke

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LOUD Security: Develop company culture before it develops itself

November 19, 2014Amy Canfield

ORLANDO, Fla.—At LOUD Security, employees aren't allowed to bring personal cellphones to work and “Casual Fridays” are sporadic at best. But John Loud, owner of the Atlanta-based security company, thinks he's got a top-rate company culture. Leading a session on “Creating a Culture People Love” at Honeywell's Connect2014, held here Nov. 13-16, Loud explained how he has built that culture to be engaging and fun. It all starts with company leadership,...

Casual Fridays, Cellphones, Company Culture, John Loud, Loud Security Systems

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