Avoiding EMS Personnel Injury
BY USING PROPER PATIENT-LIFTING TECHNIQUES
Work-related injuries from physical overexertion, particularly lifting-and-carrying injuries, continue to be “just part of the job” for EMTs, First
EMS safety is paramount to ensure safe patient transport in unstable and unpredictable conditions. This eBook addresses key factors that contribute to EMS personnel lifting problems during patient transport and ways to reduce the risk of staff injuries. Read on to learn:
- safe lifting techniques,
- exercises to promote better lifting,
- important considerations, specifically, for EMS personnel,
- and tools First Responders can use to make patient transport easier and safer.
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