Coronavirus update

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”.

Preventing gymnastics injuries is everyone’s responsibility

The gymnastics environment should promote safety and enforce the use of safety equipment at all times.

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.

Food choking hazards in child care

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) outlines that choking on food poses an important and relatively under-addressed problem for U.S. children.

The need for standardized endotracheal intubation training

Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.

Stress for first responders during the pandemic

The fact that EMS is a stressful field has been documented for years. A 2016 survey of EMS professionals revealed that 37% contemplated suicide. The national average is 3.7%. An astounding 6.6% of the respondents actually attempted suicide.

Warm water amoeba hazard

Only 3 people out of 138 known infected by Naegleria fowleri amoebas in the US from 1962 to 2015 have survived.

Communication Strategies for Young Coaches

Communication tools necessary to keep your gym safe.

2020 - Make it a new year

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.

Holiday reminder: careful with alcohol

Consider your approach to alcohol consumption as a personal health behavior.