Emergency Medical Services Workers: How Employers Can Prevent Injuries and Exposures
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2017-194
Employers need to understand why injuries occur in order to prevent them. Fewer injuries can result in a healthier workforce and decreased costs to the agency. This fact sheet highlights results from a four-year study capturing data from EMS workers treated in emergency departments and provides recommendations for prevention.
NIOSH . Emergency Medical Services Workers: How Employers Can Prevent Injuries and Exposures. By Reichard A, Marsh S, and Olsavsky R. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2017–194.
- Page last reviewed: August 7, 2017
- Page last updated: August 7, 2017
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division