Full list of Ambulance Safety results
EMS chief credits custom ambulance for saving crew, patient in crash–
Kootenai County EMS Chief Chris Way said the ambulance, which was designed with safety in mind, “did its job” after a drunk driver crashed into it
6 lifesaving seat belt tips for EMTs and paramedics–
Whether you're treating a minor cut or a MCI, there's no excuse for not using proper restraint while riding in an ambulance.
7 keys to proper care and cleaning of your ballistic vest–
Follow these do’s and don’ts to prolong the life of this lifesaving investment
3 Questions to ask when buying ambulance equipment mounts–
Wall, surface and stretcher mounts help secure equipment within the ambulance, reducing the potential for injury to patients and providers
Paramedics reprimanded after participating in viral video challenge on the job–
A video shows two Johannesburg, South Africa, paramedics pretending to faint while on the road in an ambulance as part of a popular video challenge
Paramedic Chief Digital: How to improve patient and provider safety on the road–
This issue features articles highlighting the importance of patient and provider safety during ambulance transport and the need for an EMS overhaul
Soccer players push ambulance off field after it fails to start–
An EMS crew was responding to an injury on the field during a Brazilian soccer match when their rig refused to start, requiring the athletes to give it a push-start
40 of Dallas' ambulances without functioning A/C–
The higher than normal air conditioner failure rate is a “real challenge for both patient and first responder”
MedStar replaced training diagrams with drone flyovers of the driving course to better demonstrate how to navigate a complicated driving scenario.
MedStar AJody Stevens Banana Microphone–
To keep the students’ attention, MedStar incorporated some entertaining videos.
MedStar: Clearing Intersection, OV does not stop–
MedStar has traditionally used the CEVO program. They began augmenting this training with several real-life scenarios captured on camera to show true outcomes of both bad and good driving habits, like this crew clearing an intersection.
Which safety standards should your ambulance remount meet?–
With more safety data available, ambulance remounts may be the next to receive significant upgrades to minimum quality standards
Prevent controlled substance diversion with a digital record of entry–
Careful monitoring, witnessed documentation and a record of any actions will protect controlled substances in the ambulance from theft
How one product can disinfect your ambulance without damaging equipment–
Prevent the spread of disease and promote provider health and safety with frequent and effective ambulance decontamination
‘Emotionally disturbed’ man leaps from moving FDNY ambulance–
The unidentified patient survived the jump after “bouncing” a few times and landing face down on the road
Man arrested for shattering ambulance window with rock–
Bruce Diamond, a homeless man, was arrested after throwing a rock at the ambulance while it was parked at a curb
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