Noise and vibration within the ambulance

M Creed made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust,

Please consider this request under the Freedom of Information act.
I would like to know in an emergency front-line ambulance,
1) the reported decibels and vibration levels within the transporting ambulances rear and cab compartments.
2) If these are not recorded how is the estimated noise level recorded?
3) I would also like to know the steps taken to prevent hearing damage to staff, patients and paramedic students.
4) How exposure times are monitored for staff and paramedic students.
5) How the noise and vibration levels are monitored both initially and as vehicles age and in what conditions they are tested (I.e is the noise and vibration levels tested in a moving vehicle with all necessary front line ambulance equipment including stretcher?).
6) Also can you please advise the model and makes of vehicle tested for front-line transportation of patients.

I appreciate your help with this request.

Yours faithfully,

M Creed

:Freedom Of Information Mailbox, West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust

Good afternoon

Thank you for your below enquiry which we acknowledge.

We shall contact you again shortly.

Kind Regards

Lynsey Kumari
Freedom of Information & Document Control Officer
West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Millennium Point, Waterfront Way, Brierley Hill, Dudley, DY5 1LX

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:Freedom Of Information Mailbox, West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust

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Good Afternoon

Please see the attached letter in respect of your recent request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

We have also attached a quick survey and we were wondering if we could spare a few moments of your time to complete and return to either myself or the Head of Governance and Risk [email address] to help us improve the service we currently provide.

Kind Regards

Lynsey Kumari
Freedom of Information & Document Control Officer
West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Millennium Point, Waterfront Way, Brierley Hill, Dudley, DY5 1LX

Have you seen our previous FOI responses? Or Our frequently asked FOI page? Check it out by clicking here

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