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New Mass. EMS agency faces federal scrutiny after workplace safety complaints

New Mass. EMS agency faces federal scrutiny after workplace safety complaints OSHA said that it opened a case looking into conditions at Brewster Ambulance after receiving a complaint about conditions affecting employee health and safety Yesterday at 9:59 AM By Marc Larocque The Enterprise BROCKTON, Mass. — An ambulance company serving Brockton is facing scrutiny from…

North Huntingdon OKs Tax Breaks for Firefighters, EMS Volunteers

North Huntingdon OKs Tax Breaks for Firefighters, EMS Volunteers The financial benefits may help increase the number of volunteer firefighters. by Joe Napsha, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. / February 23, 2018 (TNS) – Active firefighters in North Huntingdon’s seven volunteer fire departments and volunteers in the township’s ambulance service will be able to benefit from tax…

EMS contract signed

EMS contract signed Local News Feb 21, 2018 MIRANDA SEBROSKI WOODSFIELD — Monroe County commissioners signed a contract with the Monroe County Emergency Medical Service Association on Tuesday. The courthouse was closed Monday for the President’s Day holiday, so commissioners moved their meeting from Monday to Tuesday to address their agenda. The EMS contract includes…

EMS Reserve Fund Measure Pulled

EMS Reserve Fund Measure Pulled By Nick Shepherd Staff Writer Establishing a restricted fund to help Greene County-Greeneville Emergency Management Services pay for one-time expenses, like new equipment, was tabled during the Greene County Commission meeting Tuesday because of language issues in the resolution. As first discussed in an October EMS board meeting, the resolution…

SC county files injunction to stop hospital from discontinuing EMS

SC county files injunction to stop hospital from discontinuing EMS Mary Black Health System-Gaffney no longer wants to provide free EMS services, but Cherokee County said they are breaking a contract Yesterday at 11:28 AM By EMS1 Staff CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. — Cherokee County filed an injuction against a hospital system and claims they are…

Google testing technology to better locate 911 callers

Google testing technology to better locate 911 callers The tech company allowed several U.S. 911 centers to use their data to pinpoint a caller’s location Yesterday at 9:16 AM By EMS1 Staff MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is working to improve the nationwide 911 system by testing new technology that will better pinpoint the location…

9/11 responders’ health treatment threatened by budget plan

9/11 responders’ health treatment threatened by budget plan Lawmakers say the impact would be dreadful for the more than 83,000 responders and survivors who rely on the WTC Health Program Yesterday at 8:26 AM By Ginger Adams Otis New York Daily News WASHINGTON — Hidden in the fine print of President Trump’s latest budget proposal…