Presentation on theme: "EMR Safety and Wellness. Protecting yourself from violence Obvious signs of violence fighting shouting The use or threatened use of weapons Large or unruly."— Presentation transcript:
Protecting yourself from violence Obvious signs of violence fighting shouting The use or threatened use of weapons Large or unruly crowds people fleeing from the scene
Sign of drug or alcohol abuse by the patient, family or bystanders Quiet Dark Measures to protect yourself Cover: Hides your body; provides protection Concealment: Hides your body; provides no protection
Distraction:Using something to block or disorient i.e. piece of equipment to throw or using the stretcher as a means of protection or to block a doorway Retreat: Cover/conceal if possible until you reach safety
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