Risk Assessment “Top Ten” in Event Medicine

Top 10 questions to think about in understanding “risk” as it pertains to events and medicine

Here’s how a ‘request for a quote’ might start out. 

“How much is it for 4-5 first aiders to come out and cover my event?”

As medical providers we are sometimes considered no differently than any other vendor, like the beer or alcohol supplier, the portable washrooms, security companies and the like. How many meters of fencing do you need? You know where I am going with this right? And, many times, the lowest bidder gets the contract. Medics are just booked by number and stood on post. Isn’t there a better way? 

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