The CDC is significantly concerned about the spread of the virus. It issued “Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points for 2019-nCoV in the United States”.
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It is an employers responsibility to provide training to keep workers safe and assist them in recognizing and avoiding these hazards.
Contact with contaminated needles, scalpels, broken glass, and other sharps may expose healthcare workers to blood that contains pathogens which pose a grave, potentially lethal risk.
Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, be sure to check its age, as well. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of 8-10 years.
As part of your defensive driving program, you must know how to adjust to weather and road conditions.
EMS continues to evolve expanding the application of technology in fascinating ways.
Ride-alongs are common recruitment tools, but not without risk. They should be handled in a thoughtful manner with adequate input from local counsel.
Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.
Start your year by thinking about your decision-making when it comes to safety. New thoughts may give you novel options for a happier and safer 2020.