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06/19/2012 03Bi Firefighters Receive County EMS Awards �Mqx� ri BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 3 � 'ii. For Meeting of: June 19, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Yakima Firefighters Receive County EMS Awards SUBMITTED BY: Dave Willson, Fire Chief CONTACT Chief Willson, 575 -6165 PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: It is my honor to report that several Yakima Fire Department employees were recognized at this year's County EMS Award Ceremony. County Wide CPR. Challenge: This event is sponsored by AMR Ambulance, Yakima Regional Medical Center and Yakima Memorial Hospital. A high -tech CPR manikin and software program are used to measure percent of time that hand placement was maintained throughout CPR; percent of time that the rate of compressions was maintained throughout CPR; and percent of time that the depth was adequate. Each team member performed 2 minutes of CPR, and the team as a whole had a final score that summarized their performance on these three items. Sixteen teams representing six different departments from across the Valley participated in this year's event. Winners of the event this year were Yakima Firefighters: Jeremiah Stilley, Travis Hellewell, and Beau Watson. Cardiac Arrest Saves in the Field 2011: Yakima Fire Department also had the following firefighters recognized for cardiac arrest saves in the field in 2011. The list contains crew members and incident dates: January 11th: Jeremy Rodriquez, Chad Williams and Beau Watson; January 12th: Rocky Willette, Chris Casey, Kory Simmons and Dan Mansfield; March 9th: Dave Stark, Bill Kotzin and Jason Wilson; March 26th: Dan Mansfield, Jeremy Rodriquez and Chad Williams; April 8th: Marcus Hudson, Jeff Jones and Rod Vetsch; May 3rd: Bruce Drollinger and Pete Duthie; June 16th: Randy Raschko, Cody Burton and Charlie Derrick Resolution Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Phone: Source: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download No Attachments Available