Team # 887 -- Emergency Medical Services Ambulance
Student Affairs

October 2008

Objective

To study the incidence, circumstances and potential contributing conditions of recent accidents and make a plan of corrective actions. Minor accidents at low speed are a source of cost and inconvenience to the EMS dept.

Team Membership

  • Dave Jones, Leader
  • Wes Cartwright, Member
  • Josh Fremberg, Member

Results Achieved to Date

  • ExpectedResults: New training methodologies are being investigated to enhance communication between drivers and spotters, and requiring better positioning of spotters. Safety will be re-emphasized. Driver training will be re-focused on communication with spotters, and more emphasis will be placed on low-speed maneuvering. In addition, brightly-colored sleeves have been acquired for the poles outside the garage bays. Striping is being considered for the lot outside the garage bays to help drivers with backing.

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