Suicide: An EMS epidemic

An astounding 37% of the respondents contemplated suicide.

Self-assessment

The NAEMT Safety Course contains information that may serve as a basis for developing tool suitable for self-assessment or use by a manager.

Seatbelts

Get information on seatbelt laws and their effect on reducing bodily injury and fatalities in automobile crashes.

Psychiatric elopement

It’s not just a matter of winning litigation. It’s doing our best to care for those entrusted to us.

Preparing for winter weather

The number of fatal crashes decreases in winter, but the number of property damage and non-fatal crashes increases. By anticipating what you might encounter, you may be able decrease risk.

Simply safe

A recent NIOSH study revealed that health care workers were not using respiratory protection properly. Learn how to keep health care workers safe with this important information.

Opioids

The United States is experiencing an opioid crisis that has clinical and safety implications for EMS.

Liability issues with ride alongs

The decision to have ride-alongs requires due diligence that considers the risks and benefits of such activities.

Motorcycle awareness

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.

New technologies, new risks

EMS continues to evolve expanding the application of technology in fascinating ways.