Greetings everyone and welcome to summertime in Missouri. Because there are so many volunteer Fire/EMS-based operations in the United States, NVFC is not only actively involved in this, but they have an EMS Section. Unlike all of their other 16-operating committees with a set number which can vote, all Directors are part of the EMS Section and can vote.
Most people are not even aware that NVFC, like it or dislike it, was the leader in securing a uniform national standard in ambulance construction safety similar to fire trucks. Right now the major stakeholders are networking with the National Association of EMS Physicians on Quality Measures which have national implications. For now, let’s just say it will be an ongoing process for the summer. Continue Reading →