Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program 2018, for each identified at-risk location, the following information shall be considered in the risk assessment and made available to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
Deer season gives us a great opportunity to practice our defensive driving skills.
Fatigue in EMS activities continues to affect performance for both the operation of an ambulance and for medical treatment provided by EMS crews.
It’s not just a matter of winning litigation. It’s doing our best to care for those entrusted to us.
May is “Motorcycle Awareness Month
EMS continues to evolve expanding the application of technology in fascinating ways.
NHTSA has an Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS). It has the following Mission Statement: “To reduce death and disability by providing leadership and coordination to the EMS community in assessing, planning, developing and promoting comprehensive, evidence-based emergency medical services and 911 systems.”
The importance of obtaining daily a sufficient quantity of quality sleep; and it implications for safety and prevention of human error in EMS operations.
A culture of safety requires that you ingrain safe behaviors so that they become habits. You are not truly safe if you do not engage in safe behaviors 24/7.
Strategies the may help prevent EMS burnout and depression.