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Recommended Equipment List for Ground Ambulances
Ebola Virus: CDC Ebola Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems
and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)
The Division of EMS is hosting a symposium with Accreditation Manager Frederick Piechota to discuss delegation of authority to Ohio’s fire service training and education programs to issue Pro Board certificates for specialized training courses meeting an NFPA standard. This will not include Ohio certification courses (Volunteer, Firefighter I and II, Fire Instructor, or Fire Inspector).

The meeting date is November 12th, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Columbus at the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Please complete this short registration if you will be attending this symposium. Please contact Doug Orahood at 614.752.3960 or dorahood@dps.ohio.gov with questions.

Ohio Society of Fire Service Instructors Is Again Teaming Up With The Ohio Fire Academy @ the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Reynoldsburg, Ohio on October 30th or 31st, 2015
Four local firefighters qualify for combat challenge
Recommended List of Equipment for Ambulances
The State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services recently approved a recommended list of equipment for ambulances in the state of Ohio.
Monroe paramedics could soon be making house calls
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