Drones for EMS

The Drone, UAV or UAS (unmanned aerial vehicle, or unmanned aerial system) has become an essential piece of military technology. It could also offer great benefits to public safety. The obvious uses are Police and Border patrol, but new smaller models could make a huge difference in a big fire or during a disaster response.

In every scenario we are trained to verbalize, “Scene Safe, BSI.” I’m not sure if this is a prayer or a false affirmation. When you can’t see the work environment from a safe distance, you are automatically in the danger zone. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could see exactly what you are getting into before you are in personal danger? Continue



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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