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EMT Hand-Washing Habits Need Improvement

Are we really being scene safe?

Posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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Preparation is Key when Responding to MCIs Caused by Low-tech Terrorism

EMS personnel must anticipate needs based on limited & sometimes conflicting information, which could require outside-the-textbook thinking.

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013

EMT Held Against His Will in Maine

Man suspected of being under the influence of drugs arrested & charged with criminal restraint.

Posted Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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Pro Bono: Allowing EMS to Carry Concealed Weapons Raises Legal Questions

Find out the legal issues that arise when considering whether EMS providers can carry weapons for self-protection.

Posted Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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Ohio Medics Carrying Guns for Personal Protection

Staff that hold concealed carry gun permits in parts of Ohio may carry guns while on duty.

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013

Driver Plows into Arkansas Accident Scene Killing Firefighter, Injuring Others

Local reports state the driver may have deliberately steered into the scene.

Posted Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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EMS Providers Should Train Like Fighters

Three reasons why mixed martial arts can aid in scene safety for EMS providers.

Posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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‘Any Call Has the Potential to Become Violent’

Increased violence against first responders suggests need for more tactical EMS training

Posted Friday, February 24, 2012

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EMS Providers Need Scene Safety Training

How prepared are EMS providers to enter an unsafe scene?

Posted Thursday, November 17, 2011


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