FULL LIST OF Fire-EMS Tips
Use a blocker at MVAs–
This will reduce the exposure of personnel being hit and struck by other traffic.
Tips for treating lower back pain–
Low back pain is a very common ailment. Two thirds of people develop LBP at some point in their lives. It is usually temporary, but in about five percent of patients, the pain becomes chronic.
A Time-out for Safety–
With Fire/EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week under way, many fire and EMS agencies are taking a time-out from regular training activities to have a department safety stand-down...
Care tips for thermal burns patients–
Second degree burns will have blisters that form immediately and appear moist. While a first degree burn does produce immediate blisters, they can appear later...
Celebrate CPR/AED Week in your community–
According to the American Heart Association, 166,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest each year...
Proper lifting technique–
A majority of on-the-job back injuries stem from lifting patients during a call, injuries that can be avoided with the proper technique...
Approach considerations for EMS calls–
Keeping you and your crew safe begins with your initial decisions in approaching the emergency site...
Guidelines for responding to a radiation emergency–
There are times when a first responder must treat a patient who has been exposed to or present amid harmful radiation. To aid responders, the EPA has issued guidelines for responding to these emergencies...
Preventing sprains and strains–
Sprains and strains are common injuries suffered by firefighters, and the rise in EMS-related calls makes you even more prone to them.
Cold-weather firefighting increases the risks of conditions such as hypothermia, so extra measures should be taken to avoid problems.
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