Challenges EMS Personnel Face: Transporting Psych Patients

Challenges EMS Personnel Face:  Transporting Psych Patients

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

The Focus on Distracted Driving

Texting while Driving

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.

Let’s talk Basics: Fleet Safety

Fleet Safety

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