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Emergency Responce Peer-Reviewed
By Cameron Helikson and Scott Gunderson
Workplace emergency medical responders can operate under various levels of training, from basic first aid to emergency medical technician (EMT). Companies with EMTs must comply with several requirements, including licensing, registration and medical direction that are not required for programs with only basic first-aid responders. This article introduces these requirements and discusses the decision criteria and program development issues associated with a workplace emergency response program with EMTs.