Emergency Medical Service Accident Prevention

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34,000 Emergency Service Workers Were Injured Because of Health and Safety Risk

Emergency Medical Service safety shoes are vital for your team at work because they provide a good grip and support when running or walking on slippery or uneven surfaces, which helps avoid slips, trips and falls. These safety shoes also protect your crew’s feet from sharp objects and debris. Emergency Medical Service suitable footwear generally helps employees avoid injuries when working in hazardous environments.

According to a report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the overall rate of injury for all Emergency Services in the UK was 3.4 per 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers in 2019/20. This equates to around 34,000 injuries in total. Around two thirds (68%) of all injuries were caused by slips, trips or falls.

Paramedic at work is cautious not to slip on the icy and snowy ground

There are many dangers associated with working in the Emergency Medical Service sector. Some of the most common physical dangers include:

Lifting heavy equipment

Slips and falls

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Emergency Medical Service employers need to be aware of these dangers and take steps to protect their team members, such as:

  • Providing proper safety gear
  • Pollowing safety procedures.


Employees who work in the Emergency Medical Service sector are consistently exposed to the risk of a slip accident due to the fast paced nature of the working environment. Hazardous conditions will further expose your crew to the risk of slip and fall accidents happening.

Some of our SFC Emergency Medical Services Safety Boots & Shoes

Workplace Injuries Impact Profitability

The effects of injuries at work within the Emergency Medical Service industry can be devastating for the injured employee, your organisation and all other parties involved. Work injuries, whether they are serious or not, have a dramatic impact on productivity. Additional direct and indirect costs may include:

  • Liability Claims
  • Lawsuits
  • Workers’ compensation claims
  • Damaged equipment
  • Lowered employee morale. 


Accident prevention and mitigation of risk for paramedics staff are the leading methods for avoiding these costs, improving safety and comfort. ​

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We will help you to find suitable SFC footwear for your Emergency Medical Services staff. We will give you all the support you need to help you drive adoption within your company and achieve your safety goals with style!

*Shoes For Crews (Europe) Ltd. reserves the right to evaluate your request and your professional project before accepting your request of a free pair of shoes. Our experts will contact you to find suitable footwear for your team before sending you a free pair to try. Please note this offer is not valid for retail customers and current customers of Shoes For Crews.

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