Help Me, I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!

Help Me, I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!

As I celebrate my last shift as a paramedic, now 4 years ago. I recall responding to a significant number of emergency cases where people have fallen. Some lived, some did not; others lived with disabilities. Most, in retrospect, would have been preventable with a...
What is a procedural pause?

What is a procedural pause?

Levco has not been bashful when it comes to lifting things that work from other industries to enhance the remolding experiences. This concept was adopted in 2004 by JCAHO the (Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations). In my former EMS (Emergency...
Missing Gas Meter Protection

Missing Gas Meter Protection

Commercial gas meter protection has become an issue in the treasure valley. Many meters have been installed in the region without the proper protection. Building tenants are being flagged by the fire department on their annual business inspections for a critical...
Three to Go. One to Say No.

Three to Go. One to Say No.

I just stole a process from a different profession to use in my remodeling company. I’ve used it myself for over 25 years, thousands of times. Every time I took off in the EMS helicopter, we call it our responsive takeoff checklist, I just didn’t see how...
Ladder & Safety Issues Revisited

Ladder & Safety Issues Revisited

Anytime you are up over 6′ off the ground all sorts of hazards make themselves apparent. OSHA has some strict fall protection training for construction which are good guidelines for homeowners everywhere. Use safety procedures when you are over 6′ up....