Courses with Rick Binder

Director of Sales and Marketing
Binder Lift LLC
Rick Binder is the Director of Sales and Marketing of Binder Lift LLC and has held 13 certifications from NAEMT, FEMA, and NFPA. He began his career as an EMT-I, and a few years later joined his father in bringing the Binder Lift to market. He has helped hundreds of Fire and EMS departments worldwide on preventing lifting related injuries and creating a safety culture. His presentation and expertise in this subject matter has been requested by both regional and national gatherings. Rick is a compelling story teller that will bring statistics and data alive with examples from departments that he has worked with across the globe. He currently resides in Montana, and when he isn’t traveling he can be found cruising on his motorcycle or in the mountains hiking and camping.
Back Safety in EMS

Back Safety in EMS

This session will provide an overview of the basic bio-mechanics of lifting patients in EMS with a comparison to OSHA lifting guidelines. Discussion will include safe reach ranges and areas where EMS caregivers need to have careful scrutiny when moving patients.


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