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Insufficient sleep impacts decision-making, wellness and risk-taking, putting providers and patients at risk
Mountable on either side and in straight or angled versions, it provides lots of options for caregivers
Tuesday’s theme aims to foster a culture of safety, collaboration and preparedness within the EMS industry and in local communities
The Mehlville Fire Protection District practitioners were turning at an intersection when they were struck by a passenger vehicle
The White Lake Ambulance Authority crew was responding to an unresponsive person when a driver pulled in front of the ambulance, causing a collision
The Day County EMT driving the ambulance heard a loud bang from underneath the patient compartment during transport
AMR rig and a fire department vehicle collide when responding to a call
A driver ran a red light while fleeing a traffic stop and collided with a Med Fleet ambulance injuring four people
EMS providers “embody the best of our Nation — bravery, honor and respect, never failing to answer the call to help others,” President Joe Biden said
The Elyria woman was riding a motorized scooter when she was struck by an ambulance
EMT Julia Fatum said she’s speaking about her attack to fight for better protections for first responders and call for an increase in penalties for assaults
This year marks the 50th recognition of EMS Week, established in 1974 by President Gerald Ford
Proponents claim autonomous trucks are safe and cannot be affected by driver distraction, fatigue and impairment
Cabell County medics were inside a house treating a patient when the man jumped into their rig and drove off
EMT Chastian McWhorter, 26, was killed on April 1 after the ambulance he was in crashed into a semi-truck
A man led police on a pursuit across two counties before crashing after a PIT maneuver
Firefighters had to extricate the private ambulance crew
A Trans Care ambulance was stopped in the zone when it was struck from behind
Data shows Oregon has the highest rate of death per 100,000 people
Syracuse firefighters were transporting a child to a hospital when they collided with an SUV
Officials say the decline comes even as more people are driving
High winds and dust made visibility difficult at a highway intersection south of Midland
Police said a tractor-trailer pulled into the path of the Somerset-Pulaski County EMS ambulance
The ambulance was transporting a patient from Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield to Birmingham when it collided with a motorcycle
Jessamine County EMS moved from 24-hour shifts to help fight fatigue in EMS personnel
A Lifeguard Ambulance EMT was ejected after the ambulance they were in hit a guardrail and overturned
Paramedic Dina Filo-O’Neil was in the back of the Lower Kiski ambulance when it struck a guardrail
Nine months after Kansas City firefighter/medic Andy Zuniga was injured, the officer involved in had another pursuit crash