Should Stab Vests or Body Protection be issued to Paramedics and Ambulance Personnel?
 
Did you know there were 1,006 physical assaults against ambulance staff in England for the year 2006/7 which rose to 1,240 in 2008/9? Please take a few moments to give us your views on this subject.
 

Stab vests, also offering blunt trauma protection, should be issued to ALL Paramedics!
Yes No

Would you prefer covert (concealable) or overt PPE?
Covert Overt

Stab vests should be made available to paramedics depending only on location, risk level of the area and operational hours (e.g. late at night)!
Yes No

Stab vests should be made available, but worn only at the discretion of the paramedic!
Yes No

The wearing of stab vests should be made compulsory!
Yes No

Paramedics should be issued with their OWN INDIVIDUAL stab vest!
Yes No

Stab vests should made available to Paramedics from a 'shared pool’!
Yes No

Are you aware of the latest available advances in covert stab vests, e.g. thickness, weight, concealability and wearability?
Yes No

Are you opposed to any type of stab vests or body protection?
Yes No

If yes, please state why?

Any other comments:
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