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Ambulances On Standby Are A Must At Events: An Overview By Ziqitza Healthcare

The presence of appropriate emergency services, and more specifically, fully equipped ambulances, in such instances, could definitely have brought down the casualties and fatalities which had taken place.

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Ziqitza Health Care Limited has been a pioneer in providing emergency medical and transport services in India since 2005. The concept behind its formation dictates that no person should ever lose their life due to delays in the arrival of emergency services. As now India is in an 4thmode of Pandemic with the new Virus variant Omicron and also with the wedding season on its peak in India along with other festivals & Eventseveryoneneeds to have plans in place to ensure their employees can return safely.

Dr. Santosh Datar Medical Director, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited, explains whether you talk about music concerts, carnivals, trade shows, or even festive celebrations, events are always fun and bustling with energy often give way to an excessively chaotic environment and ambiance. Stampedes, fires, and other unforeseen calamities have ensued, resulting in injury, both major and minor ones, and even deaths, on several occasions. The presence of appropriate emergency services, and more specifically, fully equipped ambulances, in such instances, could definitely have brought down the casualties and fatalities which had taken place.

Here are 5 most important reasons why having ambulances at events is a must.

1. Large gathering of people

Where there is a large gathering of people, such as at an event of a huge proportion, there is always a high possibility of mishaps and accidents. From passing out due to the heat and exhaustion to meeting with an unfortunate accident, anything and everything could happen at such a large area with so many people in attendance. As such, having a number of ambulances on standby, equipped with all the appropriate tools to provide emergency medical support in case of a calamity, is not only beneficial, but also essential to the event taking place smoothly, and without a glitch. It ensures that the situation is contained at the earliest and the damage is minimized.

2) Certain events have a higher risk by nature

Depending on the kind of event it is, the risks of danger might actually go up or down. For instance, music concerts are usually bustling with energy, with people dancing and singing along and shaking their heads in unison to the beats. In such a setting, the excitement levels are usually at an all-time high, and as a result, a number of unforeseen catastrophes can take place. An ambulance standing by, in such a condition would be able to provide the immediate medical care that is so urgently needed.

3) Events with alcohol increase risks

Beer and cocktails are almost an essential part of most closed-air events, what with the celebratory mood having a rousing effect on everyone. With alcohol flowing freely, inhibitions are removed, and soon, everyone becomes a lot livelier and more effervescent. In the midst of this, a lot of times, things go wrong and people get rowdy, resulting in violent outburstsand physical violencesimply waiting to happen. This is why, besides efficient security, an ambulanceon standby is also an essential requirement in such a situation.

4) Mother Nature can increase risks

While natural calamities and freak accidents due to weather conditions cannot be predicted, steps can definitely be taken to safeguard ourselves against them or minimize their impact. From unexpected rain, thunder, and storms to other more major climatic conditions, the impact that they have can be extremely negligible or debilitating, depending on the rest of the factors in place. Having an ambulance present at the event would be helpful to reduce casualties and fatalities.

5) Traffic conditions are affected by events

Due to the large crowd of people who usually attend most big events, commute in and around the area where the event is taking place is usually beyond atrocious. Getting from a particular point to another becomes a huge struggle, with no possible means of transport readily available most of the time.Therefore, once again, the need for a fully stocked ambulance on standby at the event becomes glaringly obvious and is often the deciding factor for the life and death of an unfortunate victim. Ziqitza Rajasthan has managed similar events in the past.

Speaking about the importance of Ambulance on Event site, Mr. Nandadeep Pandharkar – Sr. Vice President, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd said “Simple steps like ensuring ready Ambulance facility onsite with professional medical practitioners can help save lives during any medical emergency at large events drastically. Availability of well-equipped ambulance will help in timely management of medical emergencies.

It makes a good business sense as it is an investment and not an expense. We are currently serving over 70 leading corporate organisations & hospitals pan India to make their workplace safe. We have also successfully set up clinics onsite at various industrial locations with trained medical practitioners to provide timely medical help in case of any causalities or medical emergencies. “

About Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd

Ziqitza Health Care Limited (ZHL), has been one of the leading players in India’s Emergency Medical Services industry since 2005. ZHL Rajasthan & Ziqitza limited Rajasthan also have appreciated the on-site Ambulance services to provide quality healthcare services to people as per their convenience in this pandemic situation. Ziqitza is a “one-stop integrated healthcare solution” for corporate or government that include Integrated Emergency Services and Corporate Health Solutions. The service network includes 3,300 ambulances, state of art Helpline centres and medical mobile units that services 2 customers every second in India. We work with multiple state governments and 75 corporate clients in India and Gulf. Ziqitza Limited is winner of Global Real impact Awards and Times Social Impact Award.

For further information please contact: visakh.dayanandan@zhl.in