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Fatality Study: EMS Is a Dangerous Profession

Fatality Study:EMS Is a Dangerous Profession By Kim Oriole, JEMS InfoMail Reporter More EMS providers die on the job than anyone suspected, making the occupation nearly as dangerous as police officer or firefighter, according to the first-ever national study of EMS fatalities. The study, “Occupational Fatalities in Emergency Medical Services: A Hidden Crisis,” is detailed [...]

Doctors on board – Medical system works for steeplechasing

Steeplechase News – By Joe Clancy - May 13, 2009  The horse falls. The radio call goes out. “Jockey down at Fence 12. Unit 2 respond.” A specially outfitted John Deere Gator, Unit 2 races to the scene with two paramedics, a backboard and a host of equipment packaged specifically to deal with traumatic injuries. Once [...]

A Bleacher Collapse ?

July 17 Monday’s meeting went well. I arrived at the BGP office about a half hour early to talk to the GM and Race Director. I brought them up to speed on the discussions I had with the Fire Department EMS Chief.

Indy Car Preparation Part 1

Great News !   The next several weeks we will be working with Indy Car preparing for the Memorial Day Race. I think this is an excellent opportunity to give everyone some insight into planning and deploying for a high profile event. Along the way we will be producing a show about the entire experience [...]

Providing EMS at the 2011 Baltimore Grand Prix

By Erik P. Steciak, NREMT-P *As SEMSNation begin preparation for the Baltimore Grand Prix 2012 let take a minute an relive the event through the eyes of Paramedic Steciak -Enjoy   Erik P. Steciak has been involved in EMS since 2003, and is currently a Lead ALS provider for Special Events Medical Services.