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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
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
The Role of Emergency Medical Services Providers in Preventing SuicideUnderstand why suicide prevention fits with your role as an EMS ProviderSuicide Prevention
MONOC's Siren Public Service AnnouncementMONOC's Siren Public Service AnnouncementAmbulance Safety
Obesity's impact on EMSArticle about obesity's impact on EMSHealth & Fitness
EMS 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.Injury Prevention
USFA - 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 safetyAmbulance Safety
IAFC Sleep Deprivation ReportDescribes effects of Sleep Deprivation on Fire Fighters and EMS RespondersHealth & Fitness
Guidelines 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. Injury Prevention
EMS 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 risksInjury Prevention
Effects of Warning LampsInterim report of work on Non-Blinding Emergency Vehicle Lighting (NBEVL) Ambulance Safety
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