Ambulance & EMT Links
We’ve made it easy for you to learn more about how to improve safety and help prevent losses by listing industry resources in one centralized location.
American Ambulance Association
The AAA was formed in 1979 in response to the need for improvements in medical transportation and emergency medical services. The AAA represents hundreds of ambulance services across the United States that participate in emergency and non-emergency care and medical transportation.
Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services
The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) was established to encourage and promote quality patient care in America's medical transportation system. CAAS accreditation signifies that your service has met the "gold standard" determined by the ambulance industry to be essential in a modern emergency medical services provider.
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is dedicated to improving the quality of patient care and safety of the transport environment for services providing rotorwing, fixed wing and ground transport systems.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The organization’s goal is to achieve a high quality health care system by aiming for better care at lower costs and improved health.
Department of Homeland Security
The President is committed to securing the homeland against threats by preventing terrorist attacks and other threats against our homeland, preparing and planning for emergencies and investing in strong response and recovery capabilities. The agency’s goal is to work with states, local governments and the private sector as close partners in a national approach to prevention, mitigation and response.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.
Food and Drug Administration
The FDA's organization consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the agency: Medical Products and Tobacco, Foods, Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, and Operations.
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
The mission of the NAEMT is to represent and serve Emergency Medical Services personnel through advocacy, educational programs and research.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 and is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. It works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial.
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
The organization’s goal is to serve as the National EMS Certification organization by providing a valid, uniform process to assess the knowledge and skills required for competent practice by EMS professionals throughout their careers and by maintaining a registry of certification status.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created OSHA to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association (PA), the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's Emergency Responders. Members of the Institute include trainers, writers, managers, government officials, technical experts and leaders who, through individual efforts and collective influence in public safety, can bring meaningful change.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
U.S. Department of Transportation
The mission of the Department is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
Congressional Fire Services Institute
CFSI was established in 1989 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. CFSI is designed to educate members of Congress on issues that make a difference for the emergency services. CFSI is a proven source for accurate and objective information on fire service issues.