Emergency medical technician-paramedics provide first aid and save lives. They face diseases daily in ever-changing contexts. They are caregivers, psychosocial workers and handlers.
This document summarizes the key results of a major study of the risks of musculoskeletal disorders among emergency medical technician-paramedics. It’s intended to make stakeholders more aware of the risks of musculoskeletal disorders and encourage the development and implementation of various preventive methods and the enhancement of training and professional development activities.