Category Archives: EMS Safety

Ferno’s self-loading iN/X stretcher eases load on EMT’s

The iN/X is the first of its kind: a powered self-loading stretcher. Watching it being put through its paces at the Gathering of Eagles conference was astounding. Everyone in the room knew they were looking at the next big thing … Continue reading

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Safety Planning for Emergency Medical Services

By Phrantceena Halres With so many headlines noting dangerous or even deadly occurrences, safety is on the minds of many no matter where they go–and that includes both public and private locations. That means paramedics and EMTs must now regard … Continue reading

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B2 Paramedic Helmet Review by Tom Little

I was asked to provide a review and evaluation of the B2 EMT-1 helmet.  When the helmet arrived it was packaged in a nicely constructed cardboard box with padding inside to protect helmet during shipment.  It was enclosed in nylon … Continue reading

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Dead First Responders Deserve A Grand Jury

The Second Stage of Grief is Anger When I think about the recent tragedies in Boston & West, Texas I am moved to a few comparisons. The Boston terror attack by two killed 3 and wounded more than 140. Hunting … Continue reading

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NFPA Helmet Standards and EMS

NFPA has created science based standards for firefighters world-wide. They have done more to save responders lives than anyone else. The problem is some of the safety equipment they advise for EMS is really fire & rescue gear. When EMS was young they … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Helen Gurley Brown’s Contribution to EMS

Helen Gurley Brown was the longtime editor of Cosmopolitan. She passed away this last year. One of the things she is known for is her love of Crisco as a skin cream. It was the one thing she always carried … Continue reading

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