An astounding 37% of the respondents contemplated suicide.
The United States is experiencing an opioid crisis that has clinical and safety implications for EMS.
The decision to have ride-alongs requires due diligence that considers the risks and benefits of such activities.
Motorcycles move as rapidly as automobiles, are tougher to spot, less stable and provide less protection. We don’t see motorcycles because we don’t look for them.
Thinking ahead and planning will enable us to safely deal with difficult situations and perhaps prevent them.
There are many components of safe patient handling, such as, a review of proper body mechanics, choosing the right equipment, lifting techniques, and employee wellness that must be covered first.
Organizational and environmental factors that play important roles in preventing or mitigating worker fatigue and offer guidelines for sustaining EMS provider on-the-job alertness.
Those who are complacent are by definition self-satisfied or unconcerned. A great definition of complacency is “self-satisfaction accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies.”
The three main factors that contribute to hydroplaning.
What's a near-miss? The simplest definition is something bad almost happens, but doesn't.