App speeds extrication at MVA scene
Widespread smartphone and tablet adoption continues to drive the demand for mobile applications, for both consumers and first responders in the field who must perform myriad tasks. What’s exciting about the development for the fire service is that firefighters often are the inventors of many apps now available on the market for all-hazards response.
For example, Adam Weiss, an engineer and paramedic for Clark County Fire Department in Las Vegas saw a need for an app to help firefighters quickly save victims from different vehicular accidents. The idea came to him during extrication training, when he discussed the challenges of remembering the different components for vehicles in both older and newer model vehicles to a colleague.
Developed by Bohemian Innovations, the Extraction Zones Pro app puts vehicle information at the hands of first responders.
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