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Ballistic vest saves EMT from stabbing injury

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:20
Anthony Agathangelon said he intended to kill the EMT because they were "out to get him"
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Recondition and upgrade older exhaust removal systems

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:08
Is your exhaust removal system 100% effective in protecting firefighters from breathing exhaust gases and soot in the firehouse" MagneGrip Group can repair and upgrades older exhaust removal systems -- including those made by other manufacturers. If system parts are still functional (such as the overhead tracks and ductwork), MagneGrip can convert the remainder of the system at a fraction of the cost ...
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When to seek a grant for exhaust removal

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:03
Because of concerns about the harmful affects of diesel exhaust, many fire and rescue departments look for grants to remedy the problem. FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant is one option in addition to numerous other grants, including those from private national and local organizations. Before looking for a grant, what are some of the signs that your fire department may need an improved exhaust ...
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Exhaust removal essentials update

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:54
Diesel exhaust emissions spread toxic gases and soot particles throughout a firehouse anytime a diesel-fueled engine is operated. Ultrafine particulate can penetrate deep into the lungs and is absorbed through the skin, carrying toxins into the bloodstream. Exposure to this type of pollution greatly increases a firefighter's risk for cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. The World Health ...
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Air purification system for firehouses

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:43
AirHAWK 3000 XL Air Purification Systems remove hazardous diesel exhaust and hydrocarbon compounds from firehouses to reduce the risk for cancer, heart disease and other debilitating diseases. Ceiling-mounted, the 3000 XL four-stage filtration units also remove airborne viruses, bacteria and mold spores as well as neutralize gaseous compounds such as benzene, nitrous oxide and other volatile organic ...
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MagneGrip Group, customers say...

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:35
Since 1993, we've worked to design and engineer the best, most cost-effective answer to the health threat of diesel exhaust emissions in firehouses and vehicle maintenance facilities. These are some of the things our satisfied customers have said. "We've had our MagneGrip system for three years and it could not work better. It is dependable and easy to use. We are very pleased with the system." Sean ...
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MagneGrip Exhaust Removal Systems Connersville, IN installation reduces the risk of breathing contaminants

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:20
Connersville Fire Department (Connersville, IN) had an old, no longer effective Exhaust-O-Matic system that needed to be replaced. In addition, the firehouses have low ceilings and tight aisles between apparatus. These situations are ideally suited to MagneGrip Sliding Flexhose Track (SFT) System that features less hanging hose. Using a grant from Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG), three stations ...
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Introducing Crestline’s Specialty Vehicles Product Showcase

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:50
SASKATOON, Canada — Crestline Coach, a global leader in ambulance and specialty vehicle manufacturing, is actively inspiring and reinventing the Specialty Vehicle industry. Since 1975, Crestline has firmly established itself as a trusted industry leader and innovative manufacturer of high quality products. Crestline’s Specialty Vehicles Division offers the widest range of dynamic and customized ...
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Study: Ambulances lower survival rates for gunshot, stabbing victims

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:22
The study suggested that dispatchers begin asking callers if they have a car and can take victims to the nearest trauma center
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San Antonio gets Spurs-themed ambulance

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:12
First Medical Response of Texas’ new ambulance features a hint of the team’s 90’s “Fiesta Colors” and a custom Spurs logo
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EMS Artwork: Devils in the box

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:02
Maybe the anxiety is from something else, it comes and goes but when it's there it's just terrible
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PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center sets new precedent for emergency care using mobile technology

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:51
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is the first hospital on the west coast to use the healthcare communication platform, Pulsara, and the first in the nation to use the company's Prehospital Alerting Package. BOZEMAN, Mont. — Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death in the U.S., with close to 800,000 cases each year. The outcome can be devastating, and every delay in care impacts ...
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Fla. firefighter-paramedics getting body armor, helmets

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:58
Broward commissioners approved spending $177,000 to purchase 176 body armor packages and helmets
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Fla. firefighter-paramedics to be equipped with body armor, helmets

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:58
Broward commissioners approved spending $177,000 to purchase 176 body armor packages and helmets
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ESO announces release of ePCR Buying Guide

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:54
Leading healthcare software and data company for EMS, fire provides free educational resource for buyers of EMS ePCR/EHR AUSTIN, Texas — ESO Solutions, Inc., a leading data and software company serving emergency medical services, fire departments and hospitals, announced today that it has released “7 Secrets of Smart ePCR Buyers,” a free educational resource to help EMS software buyers ...
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H&H Medical announces acquisition of rights to SWAT-T tourniquet

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:30
Addition of SWAT-T Tourniquet expands H&H Medical Stop The Bleed offerings WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — H&H Medical Corporation, a leading provider of emergency trauma products, is proud to announce the acquisition of the right to produce the SWAT-T elastic tourniquet from TEMS Solutions, LLC. The addition of this product will expand H&H Medical’s line of “Stop The Bleed” ...
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Top EMS Game Changers – #5: Ergonomic stretchers

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:29
Today's hi-tech stretchers accommodate obstacles, eliminate manual lifting and save unnecessary wear and tear on EMS providers' knees and backs
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Spotlight: MedixSafe strives to make first responders' jobs easier

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:38
The MS2 narcotics cabinet saves space in ambulances while providing triple authentication of users
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Investigation: Less ambulance siren use won't impact patient outcomes

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:23
Recommendations to reduce lights and ambulance siren use to less than 50 percent of responses and 5 percent of transports presented during EMS Focus webinar
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Off-duty firefighter-EMT saves fellow firefighter at hockey game

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:49
Michael Dimond had just finished a game when his friend collapsed on the ice
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