Resource articles

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.

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.

Flakka and friends

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

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.

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.

Over the counter encounters

Serious issues regarding over the counter drugs (OCTs) have arisen. This article contains suggestions on how to use OTCs more safely.

POCUS

It is estimated that Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is currently in use by 4.1% of EMS agencies and 21.7% are considering implementation.

Mental health considerations

Nine essential elements for driver safety programs.

Cyber security and what you need to know

A glimpse into data security, and some concrete suggestions to help you do your job even better.