The below topics look at some major incidents and disasters that have happened around the world. Many people have lost their lives and many more families, friends and others have been deeply affected by these tragic events forever. My hope is that by reviewing these events, emergency service personnel, event planners, doctors and others involved may learn from these major incidents and disasters. I also hope that those who have studied these major incidents and disasters… READ THIS ARTICLE
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Just one pill can kill a toddler – do you know what they are ?
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When a concerned parent calls for an ambulance, or brings their child to the emergency department after taking just one pill… make sure you know your toxicology READ THIS ARTICLE
Pre-Hospital Care provision is rapidly expanding across the world, however in a number of countries this is still a very new concept. The aim of this project is to develop a set of resources… READ THIS ARTICLE
A 21 year old male, Brandon Wright, had his life saved when members of the public rushed to his aid as he lay unconscious under a burning BMW. He broke both his legs and pelvis but survived. READ THIS ARTICLE
New York volunteer first fighter shot by male at the scene of an MVA on 1st March 2011. Listen to the dispatch tape from the incident and see further video footage on our news page. READ THIS ARTICLE
A great organisation that first hand I have seen in action. Keep up the good work.
Dr. Nic Sparrow
According to South Africa news reports at least 20 people were killed when a bus left the R26 road between Bethlehem and Fouriesburg in the Free State. This occurred on Saturday 15th of January. SABC News reports a tire burst and the bus left the road, plunging into a river.
Many of the injured were taken to Dihlabeng hospital in Bethlehem, Free State.
Further news will be… READ THIS ARTICLE
Two paramedics from the BC Ambulance are killed when their ambulance plunges sixty feet into Kennedy Lake, B.C, Canada… READ THIS ARTICLE
HAZTEC are proud to announce our achievement of the UK’s most prestigious business award which is presented annually to a limited number of elite companies :
THE QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE: INTERNATIONAL TRADE 2008
Although only founded in 2002 most of our management and staff have many… READ THIS ARTICLE