Emergency Medical Services, Hospitals, and Public Health at Special Events
Emergency medical services (EMS) play a critical role in supporting security and public safety at special events. Additionally, hospital medical care must be adequately available if needed. EMS, and medical care should be a separate planning team, chaired by an experienced advanced provider (ALS) coordinating the medical response at special events. Therefore the plans must be integrated into the overall security plan for the event.
EMS agencies will have speciic needs at the event, such as stand by and staging areas for equipment, ambulances, and special operations vehicles (such as remote response vehicles); access to entry and egress routes for incoming emergency vehicles. Communications with critical event coordinators, security officials Hospitals should also be integrated into the overall security plan in order to provide critical information to these primary health care facilities on anticipated threats and attendance to the event. Furthermore public health agencies should be included in planning sessions to assist them in preparation for potential hazmat/WMD situations that may negatively impact the community.
MedEvent911 has been a leader in working with a wide variety of event coordinators and management staff. We model and utilize the same command and control guidelines utilized by the top fire and EMS departments in the country. Our attention to detail and ability to solve critical safety issues is where we become our customer’s greatest asset. William “Dee” McCluskey, Director of Operations at MedEvent911, is involved in nearly every coordination meeting the company conducts. “My 30 plus years of EMS and Command experience, makes us a valuable resource.”
In conclusion MedEvent911 is Arizona’s leading special event medical staffing provider. In addition utilizing professional and experienced EMT’s and Paramedics all across the Southwest. Corporate conventions, meetings, gatherings, and picnics. Movie and commercial television productions, Construction sites, Sporting and recreational events. Triathlons, marathons, bike races, Professional golf, Amateur and professional boxing, Team competitions. Football, rugby, soccer, basketball, Concerts, festivals, Street Fairs, Air shows, Off-road, bicycle, vehicle and road races