Transporting Psych Patients involves Perceptive Training Having worked as a National Risk Manager in the EMS world for several years throughout my career, I’ve realized that while the EMS community has countless talented individuals with exceptional lifesaving skills and excellent bedside manners, we often find that many don’t necessarily have vast knowledge about psychiatric illnesses
As a Certified Risk Manager, I’ve learned that regardless of whether you are a claims professional, safety officer, or loss prevention guru we often forget the importance of what I like to call “Lessons from Losses”; in other words,to learn from our losses the necessary lessons that will help avoid similar incidents from happening in
Why is Onboarding Important? Effective onboarding has been proven to impact key organizational outcomes and positively influence organizational culture. Onboarding engages new hires and lays the groundwork for increased productivity and decreased turnover. With today’s workplaces moving faster than ever, new hires are expected to hit the ground running. To achieve positive business outcomes, we must
With technological growth, the increase of distracted driving incidents has grown exponentially. In addition to rocketing to the top of the causes of your organization’s auto exposure and liability, Distracted Driving is deadly. In fact, according the NHTSA Fatal Traffic Crash Data Release (2016) , 3,450 people lost their lives to distracted driving accidents in 2016.
One of the major areas of exposure within your company is your fleet exposure. Fleet vehicle crashes result in lost productivity and lost revenue (not to mention potential third-party liability claims from an at-fault crash). While fleet drivers are generally more attentive and practice safer driving techniques, they still have to share the same roads