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”.
Only 3 people out of 138 known infected by Naegleria fowleri amoebas in the US from 1962 to 2015 have survived.
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.
Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.
Communication tools necessary to keep your gym safe.
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.
Check out the latest edition of Safety Focus, Markel Specialty's accident prevention newsletter. Learn more about manual material handling, liquor liability, and workplace wellness.
Many claims reported by Markel's Health and Fitness Club policyholders involve a slip and fall, or trip and fall. Learn how to control these accidents and keep the circulation area free of hazards.
When a fitness center develops a consistent member orientation program and accurately documents the process, they may have a better chance at success in avoiding costly claims against the club.
When the ambient temperature gets high enough to overcome the body’s ability to dissipate heat, heat-related illnesses occur.