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).
What to consider with driving in winter weather.
Tips to transport a non-emergency patient safely.
To avoid burnout, we must avoid exhausting our personnel with unrealistic schedules. In like manner, personnel have the responsibility to sleep properly, manage stress, and consume healthy foods and exercise.
Fatigue in EMS activities continues to affect performance for both the operation of an ambulance and for medical treatment provided by EMS crews.
Thinking ahead and planning will enable us to safely deal with difficult situations and perhaps prevent them.
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.
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.
Sustained performance as it may be affected by degraded levels of alertness, drowsiness and fatigue.