CrisisGo's Safety Blog

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Using Technology to Safely Return to Schools

By Kelly Moore on August 4, 2020

It seems with all of the inconsistencies with the federal, state, and local guidelines, school administrators are struggling to find a solution for the overarching problem: How do we get our students, staff, and visitors back to our campuses safely?

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How Technology Makes Returning to Work Safer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Chris Vuillaume on June 15, 2020

Workplaces all across the country are eager to start re-opening and offering services to their customers, and many are unsure how they can achieve this safely and efficiently. Re-opening workplaces in a COVID-19 world is more than just sanitizing areas and maintaining social distancing. Of course, that's critical, but it's just the tip of the iceberg.

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5 Ways CrisisGo is Helping You Prepare to Re-Open After Prolonged Closures

By Chris Buecksler on May 18, 2020

Uncertain. Challenging. Difficult. Trying. Uncharted.

These are all words we have heard in advertisements used to describe our current situation. "In these difficult times" should be the understatement of the decade…

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6 Need to Know Tips for Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP)

By Cari Struble on April 20, 2020

As we continue to experience the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the nation, many school administrators are starting to feel a sense of helplessness from the lack of control the government shut down orders have caused. One way to help combat the sense of helplessness is to take control over how your school is handling the COVID-19 pandemic by starting to prepare for your re-opening and recovery.

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Forming an After-Action Plan for COVID-19

By Jim Spicuzza on April 9, 2020

You might be asking why your school district should start planning for a return to normal operations now if the COVID-19 pandemic is far from being over. It seems a bit counter-intuitive at first glance, but it's actually critical that schools begin to plan for their pathway back to normalcy.

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Pandemic Response in Schools

By Jeff Kaye on March 10, 2020

We are proud to host the following guest blog from Jeff Kaye, President School Safety Operations: 

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How to Prepare Your Mind for School Safety

By Cari Struble on February 12, 2020

If you've ever had the opportunity to visit the Columbine memorial, you probably saw the following quote: "It brought the nation to its knees, but now that we've gotten back up how have things changed; what have we've learned?"

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School Emergency Plans: They're Not as Difficult as You Think

By Cari Struble on January 20, 2020

You need a plan. Whether it's an emergency response plan (ERP), disaster recovery plan (DRP) or a business continuity plan (BCP). Having a plan gives your stakeholders a clear outline of how to approach, assess, and respond to any situation that could possibly strike.

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Get a Head Start on School Safety in 2020

By Greg Peterson on January 6, 2020

Everyone has some sort of New Year's resolution, even if we downplay it. Whether it's trying to eat more kale, watch personal finances more closely, or to actually get on that treadmill that's gathering dust in the basement, it has simply become part of our culture to think about what we want to improve to become better in the upcoming new year. New Year's resolutions often focus on what we know is challenging yet possible to achieve, so why shouldn’t schools focus on improving school safety for 2020?

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What Do Schools Think About Safety? Here's What We Learned

By Greg Peterson on December 17, 2019

"School safety" is a phrase that everyone can understand, but it often times means different things to different people, and many school districts don't always conceptualize or approach school safety in the same way. This is understandable since each district, and even every school, are influenced by the needs, challenges, and resources of their community. To better understand how schools from across the country think about school safety, we reached out to our clients to catch their thoughts.

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