Scene Safety

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  • Is It Safe?

    In EMS, complete safety can never be assured. If you want guarantees, find another profession.

    Article • April 6th, 2011

  • Tactical Scene Safety: Part 1

    Tactical Personal Protection (TPP) uses a Universal Defense system to address most all forms of violent attacks

    Article • March 31st, 2011

  • 10 Scene Safety Tips to Get You Home Safe and Sound

    Whether you're a rookie or an old-timer, follow these tips to help you make it to retirement

    Article • December 31st, 2010

  • Hold Your Fire!

    A man trapped under a lawn tractor needs to be defibrillated, but rescuers are concerned about spilled gasoline.

    Article • December 1st, 2010

  • Underwater Response

    Training and safety issues come to the forefront after Minnesota agencies respond to a difficult water rescue

    Article • November 1st, 2010

  • A Silent Death

    Carbon monoxide poisoning poses risks to both patients and providers

    Article • November 1st, 2010

  • Jumpsuits & Pinstripes

    Providing care for the incarcerated patient can be challenging from both a logistical and medical perspective

    Article • August 2nd, 2010

  • Managing the Acutely Agitated Patient

    Why Denver brought back the forgotten agent droperidol

    Article • July 1st, 2010

  • It's Time to Lose the Logroll

    EMS needs to rethink its first-line patient movement techniques

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • EMS Response to Mass Violence

    How to keep EMS responders safe to help others during mass shootings and other incidents of mass violence

    Article • April 1st, 2010

  • Bulls Are Faster Than They Look

    You must employ scene safety on each and every call

    Article • March 1st, 2010

  • The Bite Behind the Bark

    What to do when man's best friend is anything but friendly

    Article • December 1st, 2009

  • Responding to Violence

    Tips and techniques for EMS providers to stay safe on the streets

    Article • November 18th, 2009

  • The Meth Lab Menace

    What responders should know about these dangerous environments

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Will Helmets Make Headway in EMS?

    EMS providers should wear helmets in the ambulance, says EMS safety advocate Nadine Levick.

    Article • June 1st, 2007

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