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A paramedic, ambulance attendant or emergency medical technician is a person who may be called to any number of settings in an emergency situation.
The main duties of a paramedic are to:
Experience and extensive safety and skills training are the best protection for a paramedic. Other preventive measures:
Ensure that you are trained and informed in how to avoid the various health and safety hazards of your job. Read about these:
Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.
Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information, CCOHS does not guarantee, warrant, represent or undertake that the information provided is correct, accurate or current. CCOHS is not liable for any loss, claim, or demand arising directly or indirectly from any use or reliance upon the information.