WMSDs Among EMS Personnel
When I see a speeding ambulance weaving through traffic, my first thought is, “How do I get out of the way!?” and my second thought...“I wonder what happened?”
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers are a vital piece of our world, helping those in need and are always there in times of crisis. When we watch the news, stories are always focused on the victims…But do you ever stop to think about the EMS workers who helped those victims?
How many awkward postures, heavy lifts and stressful events were they involved in during one call? How many of these bodily stressors did they endure over the course of a shift?