Industrial Medical Services
All personnel employed by OP Fire & Safety are registered under the Alberta Health Disciplines Act as paramedics (EMT-P’s), Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) or Emergency Medical Responders (EMR’s). OPFS also ensures that medical staff are up-to-date with skills and newest medical technology. Our Medical Director is Dr. Palma.
Onsite medical personnel and equipment for remote locations and high-hazard work includes:
Drilling / Exploration
Completion / Fracturing
Turnaround / Maintenance
Pipeline / Infrastructure
Plant Expansion / Infrastructure
Medical services are equipped to assist clients with:
Semi-permanent onsite first aid rooms and clinics
Drug and alcohol testing (pre- and post-incident)
Various levels of medical attendants certified by relevant provincial licensing authorities
Various levels of medical care from first aid to advanced life support, with all attendants certified by relevant provincial licensing authorities
Backup for municipal or regional health authorities in the event of large-scale emergencies
Special event standby coverage, such as concerts and sporting events
Medical Transport Vehicles
Oilfield Paramedics Fire & Rescue medical services fleet is comprised of a variety of specialized vehicles designed and equipped to meet our clients’ site-specific requirements. Most units have four-wheel drive for access to remote locations.
Mobile Treatment Center (MTC)
This 4 X 4 unit is available as a stand-alone unmanned, or with staff qualified to perform basic life support (BLS) or advanced life support (ALS). The vehicle is able to transport two injured workers at a time.
This unit comes fully stocked with Advanced Life Support (ALS) equipment and staff, similar to requirements for municipalities.
Emergency Transport Vehicle (ETV)
This state-of-the-art 4 X 4 unit is staffed with or without medical attendants qualified in BLS or ALS in instances.