Yes, I believe he was an EMT that pulled up in the van, and agree with you.When I was an EMT (looked like it was one of the medics on the ground at the end, yes?), the first rule was.....save YOURSELF first. Medic or not, I can't believe nobody bothered to ask if the wires they were all walking around had been de-energized.
I agree ... this includes the (Know It All) cops !While the first responders should know better, the utility guys should have never let any of those people be in that area.
Not sure there is an answer...kind of like waiting until you have all of the trained responders and PPE to do a confined space rescue.... and then it is often a recovery, not a rescue. But, yes that is very difficult to do...wait while someone is dying, and probably even harder is triage.We watched an unconscious overturned truck driver into energized lines bleed out and die waiting for the poco
It's a really hard thing to do when you're trained to SAVE lives
so what's your solution Joe?
inquiring minds & future responders are ALL ascii ears
This is not fake. Note the casualty's arms and posture. This is a classic tonic/clonic posture. The patient is in siezure, caused by the electric shock!this is fake