In this Inside EMS Podcast episode, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson are joined by EMS1 columnists Nancy McGee, Catherine Counts and Tracey Loscar as they talk about #MeToo in public safety. Topics discussed vary from harassment, to sharing your story, to how we can create a safe environment for everyone in the career field. Listen here. Continue reading Inside EMS Podcast: #MeToo
I covered this article on the Inside EMS podcast. ~~~~~ New Orleans EMS personnel wear navy blue shirts and pants with white lettering. Acadian Ambulance services a number of neighboring parishes; they wear light green tops and dark green pants. One thousand miles north of New Orleans and up-river, Hennepin EMS (Minn.) paramedics wear light brown shirts and dark brown pants. Bell Ambulance paramedics in … Continue reading What color uniform should paramedics wear?
I covered this article on the Inside EMS Podcast with Kelly Grayson and Chris Cebollero. ~~~~~ A State of the Art Review published in The BMJ represents one of the most comprehensive reviews of peer-reviewed literature on shift work, sleep duration and quality, and the impact each has on chronic health outcomes and occupational accidents. Specifically, the authors studied 38 meta-analyses and 24 systematic reviews … Continue reading Why shift work is unhealthy and dangerous