EMS Safety

First Responder Awards

First responders go all out for their communities daily, without any thought of recognition, but at American Trademark we know they deserve awards and recognition. Your community's first responders include: Fire Department Law Enforcement EMS—EMT and Paramedic 911 Dispatchers 911 What’s Your Emergency? Custom Plaques For Dispatchers  When your call for help goes out, 911 dispatchers become the crucial links in matching your emergency with the appropriate first responders. Even though there is often an integrated response to the incident by Police,...
Read More

Mobile Incident Command For Better EMS

American Trade Mark provides mobile incident command systems to emergency responders nationwide. For EMS teams who manage responses to a variety of situations, our dry erase command boards and Case Commander systems keep you organized on the go. Take Advantage Of Advance Preparation Stay Flexible & Mobile Easy Information Tracking & Visualization More Effective Coordination Customizable Products To Fit Your Team Advance Preparation For Emergencies A mobile incident command system (ICS) can collect information about the scene, your resources, and your...
Read More

EMS Safety Tips During Protests & Civil Unrest

We live in a free country, where we can gather and make sure our voices are heard. Unfortunately, what starts as a peaceful protest can quickly accelerate into an emergency situation and even injuries requiring the attention and expertise of first responders. With the information provided by EMS.gov and the NHTSA, we've put together these 6 EMS safety tips to help keep your teams safe during protests and times of civil unrest. Prepare Your Personnel Secure Your Station Limit Access...
Read More

Incident Management Tips For Major Traffic Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents happen every day. In order to protect first responders like firefighters, police, and EMS teams, it's important to manage car accident scenes carefully. We've put together five incident management tips to help you increase both driver and EMS safety. Increase Visibility By Roping Off The Area Communicate Clear Roles To All Responders Implement Incident Command Boards & Systems Control Traffic Flow To Prevent Secondary Accidents Wear Brightly Colored Clothing 1. Safely Mark Off The Accident Scene When emergency...
Read More

4 Tools For EMS & Paramedic Scene Safety

EMS and paramedics are often the first lines of help on an emergency scene. From fires to protests to car accidents in bad weather, these first responders save lives in some of the most dangerous and chaotic situations. Unfortunately, the risk for accidents is high, and an injured paramedic can’t help anyone. Scene Management Tools Help Keep Your Teams Safe We want to help you take care of your emergency response teams with these four EMS and paramedic scene safety tools. ...
Read More

Infectious Disease Outbreak Safety Tips For First Responders

American Trade Mark is committed to helping keep our first responders nationwide safe and secure during these difficult and troubling times. One of the most critical elements of safety during a worldwide pandemic is universal management systems that allow each department to work together while simultaneously keeping one another safe. In order to slow the spread of a viral outbreak, clear fireground communications and incident command responsibilities have become more imperative than ever before. Fighting Infectious Disease Keeping our first responders and healthcare...
Read More

Tools For Coordinating Emergency Response

Track departments and communicate more efficiently with tools for coordinating emergency response from American Trade Mark. When multiple departments get involved on high-stress scenes, you want to be as prepared as possible. Preplanning and the proper gear may give you the edge you're looking for. Clear Communication Is Essential For maximum safety and swift action, you need to know who is where, what your resources are, and to be able to quickly communicate changes as your scene evolves. The same concept...
Read More

5 Strategies For EMS Safety

American Trade Mark knows what it means to develop strategies for EMS safety. Our years of experience working as first responders - and with them - has taught us many things to add to our knowledge box when it comes to emergency management and safety strategies. Embrace Progress Over Perfection It would be impossible to prevent all the issues that may compromise the safety of your team. A better strategy may be to work towards reducing the number of incidents overall....
Read More

Incident Action Plans For Fire Scenes & Emergency Response

Don’t get caught off guard on your next emergency response call. At American Trade Mark, we’ve put together tips to help you create a strong incident action plan. We want to be prepared for every fire scene, natural disaster, or other call for help. Find out how planning ahead and making use of the best tools in the business can keep your crew safe. What Is An Incident Action Plan? An incident action plan (IAP) weighs the risk and benefits of...
Read More

Emergency Management – How Command Boards Save Lives

At American Trademark, we understand that to run an effective emergency response team it takes tremendous dedication, perseverance, and organization. So, we provide command boards and accountability tools to help EMS incident commanders organize and coordinate. When any type of first responder group uses a personnel accountability board effectively, that organization can potentially improve response times, outcomes, prevent confusion, and even save lives. Using Command Boards For Many Types Of Emergencies Our command boards have been used effectively by fire departments for...
Read More