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How To Reduce Post Falls Syndrome

Written by: Kate Sheehan, Occupational Therapist    A fall is defined as a unintentional move from a higher to a [...]

Southfield Fire Department, Michigan

Southfield Fire Department serves the 175,000 citizens of Southfield and Lathrup Village, which includes a large elderly community.  The [...]

Info-graphic: Reducing Worker Injuries For EMT’s

Thousands of sick days are lost every year to incorrect manual handling techniques in the EMS sector.     [...]
Financial Costs Ambulance Agencies Could Avoid But Don't

Financial Costs Emergency Medical Services Could Avoid But Don’t

Unfortunately, as many EMS workers will know and you sadly may have witnessed yourselves, due to the nature of [...]

Case Study: EMS Chief Blames Chronic Back Pain On Lifting Practices

Daniel McGuire was a field EMT for 23 years before chronic back problems brought the EMS career he loved [...]

Outdated Manual Handling Practices Causes Rise In Injuries To Paramedics

Emergency care has been recognised for many years as exposing ambulance workers to high risks of musculoskeletal injuries. Paramedics [...]
The Devastating Long Term Effects Manual Handling Injuries

The Devastating Effects Of Long Term Manual Handling Injuries

We all know someone that does or has suffered from a manual handling injury or has maybe even had [...]
The Short Term Effects Of Manual Handling Injuries

The Short Term Effects Of Manual Handling Injuries

In our recent article, ‘The Devastating Effects Of Long-Term Manual Handling Injuries’ we discussed the long-term effects of manual handling [...]
Care home fall

6 Reasons An Elderly Resident Should Never Be Left On The Floor

If you don’t support a loved one living at home or work in a healthcare environment, such as a [...]
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