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CategoryTitleDescriptionDate Published
Ambulance SafetyA Research Study of Ambulance Operations and Best Practice Considerations for Emergency Medical Services PersonnelThis study addresses operational procedures and practices while operating an ambulance.5/14/2015
Ambulance SafetyAmbulance 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.5/14/2015
Ambulance SafetyAEV briefing on current status of ambulance standards projects NASEMSO summary of the current status of all three ambulance design standards4/13/2015
Patient SafetyEMS Patient and Practitioner Safety Bill of RightsTo ensure EMS care is safe for patients and practitioners.3/26/2015
Patient SafetyPatient Safety Awareness Week ToolkitWe hope you find the materials and tips helpful for promoting Patient Safety Awareness Week at your organization. 3/05/2015
Ambulance SafetyAmbulance Safety Efforts Gaining GroundA look at the how the industry is planning to make ambulances safer for EMS providers and their patients.10/23/2014
Injury PreventionExploring implicit preventive strategies in prehospital emergency workersPreventive strategies should be integrated into specialised training programs for prehospital medical emergency professionals.1/20/2014
Injury PreventionDoxycycline Information Sheet for Health Care ProfessionalsFirst Responder Voluntary Option to Purchase Anthrax Post-exposure Prophylaxis Antibiotics1/07/2014
Patient SafetyStrategy for a National EMS Culture of SafetyPublished by ACEP, a strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety11/25/2013
Infection ControlOSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Quick Reference GuideInfection Control: Information for Employers, Complying with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard11/20/2013
Infection ControlPandemic Flu InformationInfection Control: Pandemic Flu, types, symptoms, effects and vaccinations11/20/2013
Violence PreventionIt'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.com5/30/2013
Infection PreventionGuide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical ServicesThis guide contains current information, recommendations, regulations, resources and forms to utilize in the EMS system responder setting.4/16/2013
Injury PreventionPromoting Safety in the WorkplaceThis text lists a few ideas that practitioners, their agencies & organizations can implement now to help make our workplace safer.3/18/2013
Suicide PreventionThe Role of Emergency Medical Services Providers in Preventing SuicideUnderstand why suicide prevention fits with your role as an EMS Provider2/21/2013
Ambulance SafetyMONOC's Siren Public Service AnnouncementMONOC's Siren Public Service Announcement2/13/2013
Health & FitnessObesity's impact on EMSArticle about obesity's impact on EMS9/20/2012
Injury PreventionEMS Worker Safety and HealthIn addition to providing EMS safety & health resources & references, the Web page offers a data summary describing nonfatal injuries to EMS workers treated in emergency departments.7/11/2012
Ambulance SafetyUSFA - Traffic Incident Management SystemsConsistently high annual % of fatalities related to FD response and roadway scene ops prompted the USFA to look at several aspects related to these collisions in an effort to improve responder safety3/14/2012
Health & FitnessIAFC Sleep Deprivation ReportDescribes effects of Sleep Deprivation on Fire Fighters and EMS Responders3/14/2012
Injury PreventionGuidelines for Employers to Reduce MV CrashesThis document represents a joint effort by NETS, NHTSA and OSHA to reduce motor vehicle-related deaths and injuries in the nation’s workforce. 3/14/2012
Injury PreventionEMS Responder Safety - USFAThis publication was developed as a comprehensive manual to address the hazards faced by EMS providers & describe ways in which emergency responders can & should deal with these risks3/14/2012
Ambulance SafetyEffects of Warning LampsInterim report of work on Non-Blinding Emergency Vehicle Lighting (NBEVL) 3/14/2012
Injury PreventionNational EMS AssessmentProvides an overview of state reporting on the issue of EMS practitioner safety and injury1/10/2012
Health & FitnessDoD Mental Health Self-Assessment (MHSA) ProgramMilitary-This assessment provides free, anonymous mental health and alcohol self-assessments for family members and service personnel in all branches including the National Guard and Reserve.12/08/2011