A Look Inside the Design

A Look Inside the Design of the B2 Paramedic Helmet

Head protection for EMS based on safety science

The new B2 Paramedic Helmet is purpose-built for EMS. It is lightweight and low profile for use in confined quarters. It protects you inside or outside of the ambulance without getting in your way. Developing it has been a long challenging process.

The real needs of EMS providers; existing safety science and the capabilities of current helmet technology were all important guideposts. I would like to share how some key decisions were made regarding the final design. First was correctly identifying the real risks. We learned some sobering statistics. More



About Dan White

I'm a retired Paramedic and EMS Instructor with 35 years EMS and emergency medical product experience. I love canoes, cars and EMS. I have written a lot about EMS Technology on the Paramedic Blog, the Insights on Innovation column for EMS1.com, on AmbulanceWorld.com and Multibriefs.com. I can be reached directly at 573-240-0002.
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