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Best practice guidelines COVID-19

Learn about the COVID-19 coronavirus causing respiratory illness across the globe, and how you can protect yourself and your business to reduce the likelihood of contracting the illness.

Don't be these ways

To create a workplace that fosters information sharing, we must eliminate the four "don't be these ways": bad manners, bullying, burnout and blues.

Flakka and friends

The National Institute on Drug Abuse issues an updated fact sheet regarding such drugs in January of this year.

Employee assistance

A formal EAP is structured to help employees with personal and/or work-related problems that impact job performance, health, and mental/emotional well-being.

New perspectives for the new year

It is common knowledge that EMS is a dangerous profession. Recent work from the joint efforts of the CDC and NIOSH published last July offers insight you may find surprising.

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.

Suffering from burnout? A little bit of kindness can go a long way

The most common causes for leaving EMS: burnout, which occurs when idealistic professionals work hard, but were not given adequate resources to do their jobs well.

Opioids

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

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.