| Dear EMS1 Member, |
With an average of 1,500 ambulance crashes per year resulting in injury, safety on the road should be a top priority for all providers.
By understanding the common causes of ambulance crashes and implementing new policies and guidelines for securing both patients and emergency personnel, EMS organizations can reduce the potential consequences from collisions.
In this newsletter, learn how to improve ambulance safety through seat belt use; find out how MedStar reduced ambulance collisions through training, technology and culture change; and how to help patients and providers survive an ambulance crash.
–– The EMS1 Team