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National Fire Agency to Impose Stronger Punishment for Assaulting Paramedics

National Fire Agency to Impose Stronger Punishment for Assaulting Paramedics

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Fire Agency (NFA) plans to submit a legislation bill that will impose stronger punishment on those assaulting paramedics and include a new provision to also punish verbal assaults. The new bill aims to create a safer and healthier working environment for firefighters, which will allow them to [...]

National Fire Agency Launches CPR Awareness Campaign

National Fire Agency Launches CPR Awareness Campaign

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Fire Agency (NFA) will hold a week-long “Heart Racing 100″ campaign from Monday to make cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) fun to learn. The campaign will proceed with a “Heart Racing Dance,” which expresses cardiopulmonary resuscitation methods. Users will post short video of themselves dancing on Tik Tok, the [...]

National Fire Agency Promotes 119 Safety Call Service

National Fire Agency Promotes 119 Safety Call Service

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s National Fire Agency has asked all emergency patients to join the 119 Safety Call Service. 119 Safety Call is a database of personal information, medical history, medication, and guardian contact information. Users can add their information to the system by accessing the 119 Safety Call website (http://119.go.kr). [...]