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#1 emt999

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Posted 02 May 2006 - 10:39 AM

While in the city last week. I seen a private ambulance with one of the crew smoking. While smoking is a flithy habbit, it does not look well when an EMT is smoking while in an ambulance. Any views

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Posted 02 May 2006 - 12:40 PM

Apart from that is it not really dangerous??? Ambulance & O2 = Ambulance go Boom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Were they "promoting best practice"?!?!?!

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Posted 02 May 2006 - 05:16 PM

l should point out that it is also illegal as it is considered smoking in the workplace!
Reminds me of a story l hear of a Garda stopping a taximan in the bus lane because he had no fare. The taximan not too happy moved out into the main lane anyway with a only a caution but did something to annoy the Guard wherin he was stopped a few hundred metres later by the Guard for smoking in the workplace! :D

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 07:29 PM

OHHH Silly emt, as a smoker myself when on duty with omac I never smoke it just give a bad impression plus its dangerous around o2, but some people just cant be told




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