Safety Tips

Video: Baseball Grip Release

This video demonstrates how to escape when an assailant grabs your arm. The NAEMT Safety Course teaches that since more than 50% of EMS professionals report being assaulted in some form on the job that we are obviously entering and working in unsafe scenes. Learning simple escape techniques is an important safety practice for EMS professionals.

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By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.