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Everyone must be comfortable speaking up, no matter their rank or years on the job
Incorporating real-time and body-worn camera footage into emergency preparedness, training and response
We can apply the 5 Es of CRR to distracted driving to better protect our first responders operating on roadways
3,100 paramedics weigh in on reducing stress, staffing challenges and leadership shortfalls
A Logan County paramedic once worked a 120-hours shift and transports sometimes have a 6-7 hour turnaround time
Tuesday’s theme aims to foster a culture of safety, collaboration and preparedness within the EMS industry and in local communities
EMS1 tours Horton ambulances equipped with a new restraint system
U.S. EMS agencies have been ordering options that make rigs safer and more comfortable for providers and patients
The science of active shooter response is relatively new; is there a better model?
5 ways a good partner can make the shift go more smoothly and improve patient and provider safety
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“The safety equipment industry deserves high praise for your work during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said the physician-scientist
Plum EMS use cases demonstrate when the risk of using L&S is lower than the risk of delaying a lifesaving intervention
The Washington County Board of Supervisors held closed-door sessions about personnel and management issues
Response to these medical emergencies should focus on intervention and treatment of the patient
In Pennsylvania, “the lowest form of government is responsible for public safety,” said Eric Henry, who operates Meadville Area Ambulance Service
Doug Dick, EMS chief and founder of Superior Ambulance Service and Education Institute, is looking to county and state legislators and 22 municipalities for funds
Safety Director Karrie Howard: Nicole Carlton “has proven herself an effective leader during several major events within the city. Carlton is a dedicated public servant”
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Mark A. Blake was a Westport EMS supervisor and served with his son and his brother at the Weston Volunteer Fire Department
Essex County Emergency Services Director Max Thwaits III also served as chief of the Jay VFD and as an EMT for the AuSable Forks Volunteer Ambulance Squad
“We are currently operating with 60 percent of our current staffing,” said New Orleans EMS Director Dr. Meg Marino
In this tip, risk management expert Gordon Graham encourages first responders to be smart about their use of cell phones while on duty
Researchers have developed a systems-level checklist to address stress and violence affecting fire-based EMS responders
A project titled “Next Generation 9-1-1 Media and Your Telecommunicators’ Mental Health” won Navigator 2022 Research Poster of the Year
Brian Tegtmeyer has more than 26 years of experience in public safety communications
Renovo Fire Department Chief Jimmy Ray Risley has been arrested
Opioid settlement funding will continue for 11 to 18 years, and it is expected that more settlements will be forthcoming. Is your agency getting its share?
Robert Luckritz was chosen over interim chief Jasper Brown