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Pocket-Sized Eye Protection

Once you see a co-worker going through the body fluid exposure treatment protocol because blood, vomit (or worse) from a patient landed in their eyes, you learn to keep your eye protection handy. But finding it when you need it can be problematic.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

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Spring-Assisted Blade

The Kershaw Rescue Blur has features specifically designed for rescuers, including a spring-assisted blade that deploys rapidly with only one hand, and a stainless-steel blade with a rounded tip for added safety in close quarters.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

Take a Load Off

Sure, rollers are usually designed for smooth surfaces, but the new ALS Ultra Roller from Thomas EMS features wheels and handles that allowÜEMS personnel to carry it on the long or short axis, as well as rapidly deployable straps for use as a backpack.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

Updated Classic Multi-Tool

Leatherman has come up big with its new addition to its long-trusted multi-tool line. The Leatherman Charge ALX is a rugged and sleek tool that has been more useful to me than any other personal multi-tool IÌve ever used on the job.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

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Use of Fire/EMS Property and Personnel for Private Interest

One crew of San Diego firefighters/EMTs has now filed EEOC complaints and intend to file suit against the city for sending them to participate in the city s gay pride parade while on duty. The crew alleges they were forced to participate in the parade, which exposed them to sexual harassment.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

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Use of Fire/EMS Property and Personnel for Private Interest

One crew of San Diego firefighters/EMTs has now filed EEOC complaints and intend to file suit against the city for sending them to participate in the city s gay pride parade while on duty. The crew alleges they were forced to participate in the parade, which exposed them to sexual harassment.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

2 EMTs are injured in West Brighton, New York

A tow truck slammed into an FDNY ambulance driving the wrong way down a West Brighton street yesterday afternoon, flipping the vehicle over.

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Hurricane Dean: Local emergency workers on alert

Though their help ultimately may not be needed, several local emergency aid workers said they will remain on standby as Hurricane Dean continues on its path inland.

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2007

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Paramedic, Former Medic Killed in N.M. Plane Crash

Five people, including a paramedic and a former paramedic/firefighter turned nurse, died Aug. 5 when an air ambulance crashed in the mountains near„Ruidoso,„N.M. Also killed was a patient, her mother and the pilot.

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2007


 

 

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