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Regulators

For regulators seeking an understanding of how ambulance standards are developed, this site has a streamlined guide to the participants and process. 
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Public

This web site includes information about ambulance design standards (interior and exterior), emergency medical dispatch, and EMS provider safety.
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Providers

Information about why vehicle testing and design standards are so important, as well as information about operational issues that affect workplace safety.
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The goal of SafeAmbulances.org is to compile information about ground ambulance standards and EMS safety into a single portal. The above guides are intended to assist as a starting point and provide an overview of the topic and the web pages.

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Ambulance Safety News

  • Video Series Aims to Improve Ambulance Crash Testing 27 May 2017 09:40 Occupational Health & Safety Video Series Aims to Improve Ambulance Crash Testing Ten new crash methods were developed, and the NIOSH release coincides with National Emergency Medical Services Week. NIOSH announced it has released a seven-part video series covering crash test methods …
  • It's time to get real about safe ambulances - 06 Mar 2017 17:22 EMS - News Email Print Comment Imagine how ambulance design and safety can improve when motivation and the desire to do the right thing come together to drive change By Art Hsieh The typical EMS provider workspace is rather unique. In the small confines of an …
  • What about the emergency responders’ safety? 15 Sep 2017 16:16 Calgary Herald I remember like it was yesterday, even though it was years ago; lying flat on my back, more than a little dazed and confused, smack dab in the middle of Church Street not far from The Village’s busy Wellesely intersection. Time seemed to grind to a halt. …
  • Motor Mouth: What about the emergency responders’ safety? 15 Sep 2017 14:59 Bow Valley Crag and Canyon I remember like it was yesterday, even though it was years ago; lying flat on my back, more than a little dazed and confused, smack dab in the middle of Church Street not far from The Village’s busy Wellesely intersection. Time seemed to grind to a halt. …
  • Duke Life Flight helicopter crashes, killing 4, in eastern NC 08 Sep 2017 19:35 News Observer A Duke University Health System helicopter crashed Friday, killing four people in Perquimans County in eastern North Carolina. The crash occurred around 11:45 a.m. The Life Flight helicopter was returning to Duke from the Sentara Albemarle Medical Center …
Guide to State Ambulance Regulations
  • GVS
  • GSA K-Specs
  • state-specific
  • multiple
  • no regulations
  • unknown

Ambulance Crash Test Videos

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