FULL LIST OF Safety Tips
Active-shooter response: Are you physically ready?–
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active-shooter incident is going to require repetitive bursts of significant physical activity.
How this video can "Keep Yourself Safe"–
Consider using this PPE safety video in your EMT course or refresher class
Line-of-duty death and injury prevention–
It is possible to have zero injuries and deaths from ambulance collisions. A zero accident attitude — or ZAA! — is based on every responder following safe driving practices.
Cold weather response tips for EMS–
While great for sports, cold and snow present risks to EMS folks. Take these extra precautions if responding in such conditions.
Resolve to be personally prepared anytime of year–
Check out these four tools that help individuals and families carry proper medical history and contact info at all times.
Holiday safety tips for EMS providers to share with friends and family–
As you interact with the community this holiday season, remember to remind them of these simple yet important seasonal safety tips.
EMS promotion of helmets for snow sports–
Getting kids to wear protective gear is not an easy task. Try these methods to promote helmet use among the little ones.
4 Industrial medical first responder safety tips–
Industrial workplaces need a special type of safety awareness. Follow these tips from medical first responders in food processing plants and paper mills.
6 Private vehicle response tips for EMS providers–
For all responders and for all types of incidents, safety starts at the time of call. Follow these tips to preserve your own safety while tending to others.
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.
Pre-work tips for new paramedics–
It's not uncommon to make mistakes every now and then. Read on for some work preparation tips that will keep you at your professional best.
Developing a fall prevention program–
California is currently observing Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Read on for tips on how to build and develop your own fall prevention program.
Starting a fall prevention program–
In the coming days, California will be observing Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Does your agency have a fall prevention program?
Back to school vehicle safety tips–
Going back to school is an exciting time for parents and children. However, it is also a time of increased traffic and road activity.
8 fall prevention tips for EMS providers to share with friends, family, and patients–
While seemingly minor to the younger population, falls are quite serious and rather commonplace for the elderly population.
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