Mitigation of Occupational Violence to Firefighters and EMS Responders
U.S. Fire Adminstration. (2017). Mitigation of Occupational Violence to Firefighters and EMS Responders. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The authors reviewed the literature on violence against firefighters and emergency medical systems responders and categorized it under nine themes: historical and contextual grounding, evolution of the definition of violence, characteristics of patients/perpetrators of violence, estimates of violence, EMS responder risk factors, psychosocial impact, under-reporting, best practices, and inventory of best practices and intervention opportunities.