Mishap Report

Mishap Report

A message primarily to: All members

Mishap Report

It will never happen to you, right?

Here are summaries of mishaps recently reported to the EMS Department.  What could have been done to prevent these?

  • A duty crew found a small mystery dent on an ambulance’s back bumper.
  • An ambulance crew, getting ready to go to lunch, heard “an air leaking sound”, and found a hole in the rear passenger side interior tire.
  • An ambulance crew returning to the unit after lunch found the rear bumper misaligned, and suspected another vehicle had hit the ambulance in the parking lot.
  • While refueling a zone car, a medic found mystery damage to the rear bumper on the driver side.
  • When leaving a hospital, an ambulance hit a pole, causing damage and paint transfer to the ambulance, and damage to the pole.
 
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Division Chief Kevin Lipscomb, NRP
Regulation & Support Services
Va Beach EMS Department

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