FULL LIST OF Vehicle Crashes RESULTS
Reality Training: Emergency response and law enforcement–
Chief Wylie gives advice about emergency response safety when dealing with law enforcement officers that have been involved in a motor vehicle crash.
Red light runners: Worst of 2016–
This video features some of the worst clips of drivers running red lights in 2016.
Reality Training: Highway scene safety for EMS–
Working a motor vehicle collision is one of the most dangerous scenes for EMS personnel and firefighters. In this episode of Reality Training Chief Wylie discusses the importance of scene management on the roadside. After watching read more about questions paramedics need to askat every motor vehicle collision.
Car T-Bones and flips ambulance in intersection–
Seven people were injured after and car that ran a red light t-boned an ambulance. The ambulance flipped once and landed on an SUV. Nobody sustained major injuries.
Patient safety and risk management in EMS–
The Center for Patient Safety works across the health care continuum to improve care and minimize risk. Lee Varner, EMS Project Manager, discusses the dangers of ambulance collisions and other types of adverse events. Varner also describes the work done by the Center for Patient Safety. After watching, read the EMS Forward report.
Pa. EMS, fire respond to fatal 50-vehicle crash–
There were multiple fatalities, at least 40 injured and 70 taken to nearby fire departments for shelter.
Remember 2 Things: Understand impact of kinetic energy on MOI–
Mechanism of injury, even though its not as important to injury prediction as once believed, is still important for EMS providers to understand. In this episode review the importance of understanding kinetic energy as a cause for traumatic injury. Mass is important, but velocity is even more important. After watching the video test your trauma knowledge with a short quiz on traumatic injury and assessment.
Dashcam video shows multiple collisions on snow-covered highway–
This video from the Montana Highway Patrol aims to encourage drivers to slow down when approaching emergency vehicles and to drive safely during adverse conditions.
Medics talk about response to 'unreal' tour boat and bus crash–
The collision between a Ride the Ducks amphibious vehicle and a bus killed five people in September
What Would You Do? Drones at EMS incidents–
In the midst of patient extrication a drone is hovering over the scene. Listen to Dr. David Tan and Steve Whitehead discuss this likely scenario and how to handle it. Tell us in the comments how you would handle this scenario of a drone overhead. Also learn more about tips for managing the media on EMS scenes.
Woman live streams video of drunken driving–
Some concerned viewers called 911, others urged her to stop driving before she caused a crash.
Woman falls to death off SC bridge after stopping to help at crash scene–
The certified nursing assistant saw no victims at the scene of a truck crash so she leaned out over the bridge to call out for victims.
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