5 Healthy On-The-Go Meals For Paramedics And EMTs
5 Healthy On-The-Go Meals For Paramedics And EMTs The day of an EMT or Paramedic can be hectic. Call after call, constantly on the go, and often not finding the time to sit down and eat a healthy meal. Many of us end up eating out or on the road. Ideally we'd like to plan out our meals but we often make planning a nutritious meal way more difficult that it needs to be. While it will take a little pre-planning and prep time, you can plan a weeks worth of healthy, budget friend
What's The No. 1 Rule For Fire Safety?
What's The No. 1 Rule For Fire Safety? When it comes to fire safety, the number one rule is that everyone goes home. Ensuring this starts the moment you drive up on scene with a good scene size up. Assessing the structure, looking for hazards, and calculating the best means of fire attack are some of the first steps to ensuring scene and firefighter safety. Observing the entire situation, using all of your senses, taking in the sights, sounds, and smells allows one to make in
PTSD in First Responders
PTSD in first responders is very real. We owe it to our first responders to help spread awareness on this all too often overlooked subject. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) often comes to mind when we think of soldiers who have faced military combat. It's not only our combat soldiers who experience PTSD however. Anyone who has experienced or witnessed a life threatening event can experience PTSD. These may include natural disasters, acts of terrorism, serious accidents,
Scotto Heads To The Front Range
We sadly say "Farewell" to Scotto this week as he heads to a new job with Westminster Fire on the Front Range. "Scotto has been paramount in his commitment to our Fire Prevention Bureau" says Chief Ric Ems. Scotto first joined the District as an EMT Basic when he moved to Crested Butte in the fall of 1986. He attained his Wildland Firefighter II on March 19, 1987 and structural Firefighter I on August 17, 1989. Scotto was promoted to Lieutenant on November 16, 1996 and then C