Better Working through Technology [2011]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A110

   Joe Holland, Fire Fighter / Paramedic, Violet Township Fire Department

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Medical
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


Using modern day technology and mechanics can prevent injuries to fire and emergency medical services personnel. This session is a demonstration and slide show of items available today. These include power cots, stair chairs, ventilators, LUCAS devices and auto pulses. The presenter concludes the session with information on available technology grants and a discussion of the application process.

Learning Objectives:
Describe risks associated with working in fire and emergency medical services
Discuss examples of modern innovations and technology
Identify sources for technology grants

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EMS: 1.2
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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