(April 7, 2016) View our new Tailboard Safety Tip that addresses how strains and sprains are important to your focus on safety. Have a discussion about your department’s safety and risk management processes and when you're done, keep the conversation going on Twitter by using #TailboardSafety.
Strains and sprains are frequent types of emergency responder injuries. Understanding their cause and working to prevent them is important in establishing a safety culture.
Discuss the following:
- Does your safety culture work to train members in what causes strains and sprains and how to prevent them?
- If yes, discuss how you are successful.
- If no, how can you develop a procedure to achieve this?
Download a copy of Safety focus: Preventing strains and sprains.
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This bi-monthly loss prevention program has been created for you – our clients. The program is intended to provide information on current safety issues facing emergency responders in a format that will quickly and effectively communicate a safe practice to implement and relate directly to your organization.