In the last blogpost, we talked about the physical and mental stresses in the emergency services. Today’s blog post is dedicated to the counterpart of these stresses: the so-called sources of strength. Some also say “resilience”, “resources” or “strengthening factors”. No matter what you call it, each of us carries
As a rescue worker, you do a hell of a service for society. In the last blog post, we looked at the mental stresses that go hand in hand with the job of a rescue worker. This time we will focus on the physical stresses that are also often overlooked.
It’s a sunny day in autumn. The leaves are changing colors, and a pleasant breeze sweeps through the streets. Suddenly, an emergency call shatters the idyllic atmosphere. The paramedics Lisa and Mark rush to their ambulance and head to a severe car accident. Upon arrival, they see the wrecked car