Federal laws and regulations require hazardous-materials-response training for EMS personnel and other emergency responders. The requirements, however, aren't entirely clear about the amount of time and topics to be covered for EMS training. EMTs and paramedics should either be trained to the highest level at which they are likely to perform, or their performance levels should be restricted to the highest level to which they have been trained.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Emergency Medical Services|
|State||Published - Apr 1 1991|
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