National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Recommended Operational Security Measures

06/21/2002
EMS organizations should consider adopting the following initial steps for their operational security assessment.EMTs and Paramedics:Members should be provided with a security briefing regarding present or emerging threats to their safety or the integrity of the EMS mission. The briefings can take many forms such as meetings, information sheets or supervisory briefings conducted at the commencement of a tour of duty.Members should be provided the opportunity by their respective EMSorganizations to develop a greater sense of operational security and situational awareness. While the threats EMS faces are not new, they continually change requiring greater acuity and understanding.Vehicles:...

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