FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

Study Says Printers May Pose Health Risks

From JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman: The results of a study, Particle emission characteristics of office printers, published in the American Chemical Society's Environmental Science and Technology journal has applicability to EMS/Fire rescuers for any incident. While more research has to be conducted as to the health effects of laser printers, it's worth noting that there were THOUSANDS of them that were in the World Trade Center and disintegrated and their contents dispersed throughout the breathable air when the towers collapsed.

For more on the study, check out FoxNews

For Hewlett-Packard s response, check out ComputerWorld.com


A First Responder's Guide to Ebola

There are several things to think about when considering the treatment of an Ebola patient in the back of an ambulance in the traditional EMS setting.

Serving the Psychological Needs of Your Employees

How does your agency help employees cope with the traumas and stressors of EMS?

Pro Bono: Privacy within Mass Casualty Incidents

HIPAA compliancy in MCIs is challenging but feasible.

Medical Waste Not as Dangerous as its Stigma Suggests

Regulations are disproportionate to the risks involved.

Readers Sound Off About Glove Use After Patient Care

How often are you susceptible to potentially unclean surfaces?

Document On-the-Job Assault and Harassment

Be your own advocate.

Features by Topic

Featured Careers




Learn about new products and innovations featured at EMS Today 2015


JEMS Connect




Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts