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Looking into helmet use...need input from those who've been there

Our service recently began investigating the possibility of implementing helmets for use by crew members, particularly in the patient compa…

Started by Frank BurchbyLatest Reply

EMS 'Mayday'

Detroit EMT Suffers Heart Attack While Performing CPREMT Joseph Hardman was rushed to surgery after dropping off his patientHardman "droppe…

Started by JEMS Web TeamLatest Reply

Are you defensive?

Have you taken defensive lessons for on-the-job protection? If so, why? The JEMS.com article "Training EMS for Violent Encounters" discuss…

Started by Jennifer BerryLatest Reply

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Looking into helmet use...need input from those who've been there

Our service recently began investigating the possibility of implementing helmets for use by crew members, particularly in the patient compa…

Started by Frank Burchby

0 Jan 17

Are you defensive?

Have you taken defensive lessons for on-the-job protection? If so, why? The JEMS.com article "Training EMS for Violent Encounters" discuss…

Started by Jennifer Berry

31 Sep 17, 2013
Reply by Jesse M. Bell

EMS 'Mayday'

Detroit EMT Suffers Heart Attack While Performing CPREMT Joseph Hardman was rushed to surgery after dropping off his patientHardman "droppe…

Started by JEMS Web Team

0 Aug 20, 2013

Making Safety Sexy

Panelists in a recently filmed 2020 Vision session said they think making safety "sexy" will make the EMS industry safer. What do you thin…

Started by Jennifer Berry

3 Jun 19, 2013
Reply by Jennifer Berry

Training To Clear the Highway Quickly

Ohio is considered a leader among 20 states deploying the federal training program Emergency responders train during a mock crash in Columb…

Started by JEMS Web Team

6 Jun 9, 2013
Reply by Nathan Stanaway

NFFF Response to Violent Incidents: Nine Questions You Should Ask

Emmitsburg, MD – Do you know the nine questions you should ask that could help keep you and your firefighters out of harm’s way in a potent…

Started by JEMS Web Team

5 Feb 3, 2013
Reply by The Cannulator

Agencies That Don't Have Restraints

Have you ever worked in a system with no protocols for restraints or no supplied restraints? Have you ever had an adverse outcome as a resu…

Started by Brian

8 Feb 9, 2012
Reply by Earl Culvey

EMS Personnel Carrying Weapons

I have been researching ems aimed self defense training and as of yet I have only been able to find a self defense course called DT4EMS in…

Started by Taegan

227 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Joe Paczkowski

Motorists urged to stay alert and pull over for emergency vehicles

New PSAs encourage drivers to yield right of way to emergency vehicles   Nov. 22, 2010 – Stay alert behind the wheel and pull over when eme…

Started by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund

0 Nov 22, 2010

Violence List - Is Your Area On Here?

Got the idea to find this again and post it after reading Teagan's topic on self defense. http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/10/04/25-most-

Started by John Gaines

10 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by JB Wallace

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