Resource articles

Water does more than just hydrate

There are a variety of loss prevention strategies a club can take to reduce the likelihood of either occurring.

Plain talk about insurance

The purchase of insurance should provide peace of mind for the insured by protecting earnings and assets against unexpected loss.

Opioids

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

Seatbelts

It is estimated that we who are not involved in crashes, pay for more than three-quarters of all crash related costs. The costs come from higher insurance premiums, taxes, travel delays, and excess fuel consumption related to traffic delays.

On the job alertness, fatigue and performance in EMS

Sustained performance as it may be affected by degraded levels of alertness, drowsiness and fatigue.

Deer collision advisory

Deer season gives us a great opportunity to practice our defensive driving skills.

Don't be a bully

Common characteristics of bullying include: rumor spreading, insults, exclusion, unfair treatment, overbearing supervision, unwelcome sexual advances, threatening job security, overloading competent workers, and blocking training opportunities.

Liability issues with ride alongs

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

Exertional heat stroke

Review the risk factors for exertional heat stroke.

What we do know about Ebola

Ebola is a simple virus. It consists of seven genes that are wrapped in two layers of protein. This is packaged with a polymerase (enzyme) and wrapped in a membrane studded with glycoproteins (proteins with sugar attached).