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  • Apr092018

    Decoding the myth of poor responder resiliency, stress and responder fatigue

    It seems like every day there is another story discussing first responder fatigue, poor resiliency or stress. Has the job gotten that bad that no one can survive it anymore? Or does the problem lie within; is it us? There is no arguing that in the past, call volumes were not nearly what they are today. EMTs had to do a

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  • Apr092018

    EMS Injuries Are Predictable and Preventable

    EMS consistently ranks among America’s riskiest jobs.1 EMTs have higher rates of work-related injuries then the general workforce and are three times more likely to get hurt and experience lost work days than all private industry workers. The No. 1 reason for first responders leaving the profession is having sustained soft tissue musculoskeletal injury (MSI) from patient handling. Each year back

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  • Mar282018

    Resiliency in EMS & Fire Rescue

    Resilience and wellbeing is the hot topic in public safety right now. The sheer number of first responders with mental health issues is staggering; but why? Is it because we care more about technology than ourselves? Is it because we have no outlet outside of work? Is it because we poison ourselves daily on hyper processed foods devoid of nutrition?

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  • Mar122018

    Improving Resiliency for EMT’s

    It seems like every day there is another story on first responder fatigue, poor resiliency and stress. Has the job gotten that bad that no one can survive it anymore? Or does the problem lie within us? I will argue that much of the problem lies with us. Let me explain. There is no arguing that in the past call

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  • Feb072018

    Fit for Duty

    Paramedic and EMS wellness expert Bryan Fass can’t teach providers how to move patients properly if they don’t move correctly themselves. “Why do we get hurt? We don’t move well,” Fass told his audience during “Rescuing Our Responders: Reducing Risk In Public Safety Employees” at ESO Wave in Austin Feb. 2. And most times, simple safety precautions are sufficient to

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  • Jan292018

    Injury Free University Demo

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