ANDY The Ambulance

 

Andy is the newest member of our team. Andy is an interactive tool that we will be using to enhance our public relations and educational programs to the public. Andy will be heading to schools, church groups, and scout visits very soon.

 

Andy has the ability to both talk and listen to children while delivering a safety message or demonstration. If Andy gets stuck in traffic he can use his red lights and siren.

 

We would like to thank the following companies and groups that enabled us to bring Andy to the public. Pfund Superior Sales, M & M Uniforms, Frank’s Shoes, Varine-Slavine Inc., Missionary Auto, UPMC, Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation, UPMC Pre-Hospital Services.

 

A special thanks to the members of the department who have been instrumental in getting Andy and getting him ready for work. Lieutenant Brian Thomas, EMT Ray Hyland, Lieutenant Mark Garbowsky, EMT Ryan Scott, Paramedic Mike Kaplan, and Asst. Chief Brian McCaffrey.

 

If you would like Andy to come and visit your group please contact Asst. Chief McCaffrey at 412-884-0666 or bmccaffrey@baldwinems.com

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Program

 

The Community AED program continues to expand within the community.  As of May 2005, several groups and businesses have been trained in CPR and the use of AEDs.  Several AED units have been placed throughout the community.  The following is a list of locations where AEDs are available:

  • St. Albert the Great Parish

  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish

  • Bloom Engineering 

  • Baldwin Borough Municipal Building

  • All Baldwin-Whitehall School District Buildings

  • All West Jefferson Hills School District Buildings

  • Wallace Building 

  • LifeForce Gym

 

Wellness and Injury Prevention Programs

 

In addition to providing 24 hour, 7 day a week emergency medical services, Baldwin EMS, in partnership with area hospital resources, offer comprehensive disease and illness prevention programs to the residents of  Baldwin, Pleasant Hills, West Mifflin and Whitaker .  For example:

  • Bicycle Safety

  • Home Safety Inspections

  • Canine Safety

  • School presentations

  • Flu Shot clinics

  • Blood Pressure screenings

  • CPR and First Aid training

 

 

Stop the Bleed Training as an offered course

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