Ind. medics prepare for new fitness evaluation

The EMS-specific fitness test takes into account moving equipment, lifting people, and other mechanics of the job


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By Teresa Mackin

INDIANAPOLIS — First responders are there to help when you call 911.

Their departments are also working to make sure their EMS personnel are taken of, as well.

At Wayne Township Fire Department on Indianapolis’ west side, there’s a new program to make sure EMT’s and paramedics are prepared for the physical parts of the job – and to make sure they’re doing it safely.

Read the Full Story: New program focuses on EMS personnel wellness in Wayne Township

 

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