How We Feel Versus What Dispatch Hears

It has been busy at work lately and the crews have been getting pounded.  An EMT posted this video (found on the internet) on our employee Facebook page.  I laugh every time I think of it.  If you have never worked commercial EMS in a high volume system, you might not appreciate it.  I can only say, over thirty years, I have witnessed similar scenes hundreds of times with scores of partners.

https://www.facebook.com/savageparamedics/videos/406029299966649/

Here’s a link to an interesting article about working conditions in commercial EMS:

Can EMTs, paramedics catch a break?

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