An astounding 37% of the respondents contemplated suicide.
The NAEMT Safety Course contains information that may serve as a basis for developing tool suitable for self-assessment or use by a manager.
Serious issues regarding over the counter drugs (OCTs) have arisen. This article contains suggestions on how to use OTCs more safely.
It is estimated that Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is currently in use by 4.1% of EMS agencies and 21.7% are considering implementation.
Nine essential elements for driver safety programs.
Injury prevention will not occur unless those in harms way exercise vigilance and acquire the skills to protect themselves.
EMS personnel are 2.5 times more likely to die in a crash than other workers. Roughly 70% of fatal crashes occur while running hot.
The decision to have ride-alongs requires due diligence that considers the risks and benefits of such activities.
Sustained performance as it may be affected by degraded levels of alertness, drowsiness and fatigue.
The United States is experiencing an opioid crisis that has clinical and safety implications for EMS.