Health & Safety Resources

A Research Study of Ambulance Operations and Best Practice Considerations for Emergency Medical Services PersonnelThis study addresses operational procedures and practices while operating an ambulance.Ambulance Safety
Ambulance Patient Compartment Human Factors Design Guidebook This Ambulance Patient Compartment Human Factors Design Guidebook (the Guidebook) has been developed as a best practices guide to help augment that safer work and patient care environment.Ambulance Safety
AEV briefing on current status of ambulance standards projects NASEMSO summary of the current status of all three ambulance design standardsAmbulance Safety
EMS Patient and Practitioner Safety Bill of RightsTo ensure EMS care is safe for patients and practitioners.Patient Safety
Patient Safety Awareness Week ToolkitWe hope you find the materials and tips helpful for promoting Patient Safety Awareness Week at your organization. Patient Safety
Workplace Fatigue Creates Dangerous Risks for EMS EmployeesFatigued EMTs and paramedics crash ambulances, commit more clinical errors and experience more injuries.Injury Prevention
Ambulance Safety Efforts Gaining GroundA look at the how the industry is planning to make ambulances safer for EMS providers and their patients.Ambulance Safety
Exploring implicit preventive strategies in prehospital emergency workersPreventive strategies should be integrated into specialised training programs for prehospital medical emergency professionals.Injury Prevention
Doxycycline Information Sheet for Health Care ProfessionalsFirst Responder Voluntary Option to Purchase Anthrax Post-exposure Prophylaxis AntibioticsInjury Prevention
Strategy for a National EMS Culture of SafetyPublished by ACEP, a strategy for a National EMS Culture of SafetyPatient Safety
OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Quick Reference GuideInfection Control: Information for Employers, Complying with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens StandardInfection Control
Pandemic Flu InformationInfection Control: Pandemic Flu, types, symptoms, effects and vaccinationsInfection Control
It's Time to Stop the ViolenceNEMSMA launches initiative to address attacks on EMS providers. Best Practices in Emergency Services is the original source for this article, their website is emergencybestpractices.comViolence Prevention
Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical ServicesThis guide contains current information, recommendations, regulations, resources and forms to utilize in the EMS system responder setting.Infection Prevention
Promoting Safety in the WorkplaceThis text lists a few ideas that practitioners, their agencies & organizations can implement now to help make our workplace safer.Injury Prevention