Health and Wellness

Everyday EMS Athlete: Alex “Sandy” MacQuarrie

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Alex “Sandy” MacQuarrie. What is your EMS […]


EMS Shift Sweet Spot

This guest post was submitted by blogger, podcaster, and paramedic Jim Hoffman. If you would like to submit a guest post review the submission guidelines. Connect with Jim on the EMS Office Hours Facebook page or listen to the EMS Office Hours podcast. How long is your shift?  Mine is usually 24 hours these days and at times have even […]

News and Events

Looking Ahead: the Fire Service on September 11, 2021

Yesterday Mike “FossilMedic” Ward asked Firegeezer readers, “What will the fire service look like by September 11, 2021?” Scope Limited to Adjacent Life and Property Protection With the increasing rarity of live victim rescues due to longer response times, a choice of taxpayers and policy makers, and an increasingly toxic fire and smoke environment, the […]

Social Media Tips

Video: County of Simcoe EMS Week

From our friends in Canada. Nicely done video about the value of this service to their community.

Safety Tips

Put Yourself in our Boots Campaign

Thanks to reader Ian Wilson for submitting this press release about the Put Yourself in Our Boots campaign. Put Yourself in Our Boots PSAs, safety video and website highlight workplace safety campaign; urge people to make life-saving changes Calgary, AB – Turn off the lights, trigger the alarm and put yourself in the boots of […]

Video Tips

Mountain Rescue: Another Career Track for EMS Professionals

EMS professionals have unlimited opportunities to practice their craft. Mountain rescue is one of those opportunities. What do you think about this work environment?