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You probably see security officers (or security guards, as they're often called) in many different places, from patrolling shopping malls to managing access to office buildings to monitoring security scanners at the courthouse. But have you taken the time to think about what this important job entails?
Today's edition of the Salem Statesman-Journal features a story about Oneita Turner, a DePaul Security Officer who oversees the reception desk at the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) headquarters in Salem.
Today is a big day for DePaul Industries: the launch of our new website!
If you've visited us online recently, you know that our previous site was a bit dated, and it could be difficult to find information. DePaul has grown and changed significantly since our previous site was built, and our new site better reflects who we are and what we do.
Americans mark the end of daylight saving time by turning clocks back by an hour in early November. Though an extra hour of sleep and lighter mornings are welcome, the downside is darker evenings, meaning employees working the day shift will likely leave work after dark.
The first day of summer has passed, but in the Pacific Northwest, the Fourth of July feels like the official kickoff. And with warmer temperatures come some of our favorite events of the year – like music festivals, county fairs, parades, picnics, street fairs, and races – that bring large groups of people together in outdoor venues.
As Robbie and Tina Shank and their daughter moved from the Goose Hollow Family Shelter into their own apartment in early 2013, they had a team supporting them. Volunteers from a local congregation helped them furnish their new home, assisted with school registration and provided a variety of other supports.
The CDC estimates that 1 in 6 Americans become sick from foodborne illnesses every year. Reducing this number is a public health priority, and one of the goals of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
After such a harsh winter in many parts of the country, Americans have been eagerly anticipating warmer weather.
You’ve likely noticed a security presence when visiting a hospital or other medical facility. With heavy foot traffic and an open-door policy for visitors, healthcare facilities can be a target for criminal activity, and a security presence plays a major role in deterring crime.
While winter weather is still in full force, spring will soon be upon us and residential and commercial construction projects will be ramping up. The 2014 construction season could be one of the busiest in the past five years, with the McGraw Hill Construction forecast calling for a 9% increase in const