Full list of Workplace Stress results
Ramp-up tones cut firefighter, paramedic rapid-heart response to station alarms–
Gradually increasing the volume of alarm tones will reduce fatigue, tachycardia and potentially long-term physical and psychological disorders
EMT assaults partner, takes ambulance on wild ride–
EMT Kyle Lathon was arrested after a fight with his partner and striking mailboxes and a transformer with the ambulance at a high speed
How wearable tech can help monitor first responders’ health–
Now EMS providers can directly monitor their risk of life-threatening conditions
Addiction treatment center for firefighters, paramedics opens–
First of its kind program caters to the unique stresses and needs of emergency responders
5 EMS stress management tips–
Updated July 27, 2016 Here are some tips to get through those stressful events. In early 2009 a student who participated in a ride-along with me died very suddenly two weeks later. She was murdere...
Introduction to psychological first aid for EMS providers–
Updated September 6, 2016 In many natural disasters and terrorism events, it is likely that many more people will be mentally affected than the actual number of physically injured patients. The "Ps...
A great EMS burnout tip from my father–
Updated June 22, 2015 A good attitude and proper mental health is important not only for yourself, but also for your colleagues and patients "Dad, what did you do at work today?" I asked benignly a...