Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) Paramedics are renown throughout the emergency services family for their ability to get to where no other paramedic can easily go.
Their highly intensive training means that where their colleagues see a hazard, then they see an ‘opportunity’.
But have you ever stopped to consider how you make the migration from being a ‘box standard’ paramedic to a highly trained, highly motivated and highly specialised ‘HART’ Paramedic?
Well, wonder no more because we have been sent this secret footage of a ‘box standard’ paramedic undertaking the rigorous selection process to become a ‘HART paramedic’.
As you will see from the video below, making the swap from ‘box standard paramedic’ to a ‘HART’ paramedic is NOT for the faint-hearted!
Hopefully, it all ended well for this West Midlands Ambulance Service Paramedic and he made the grade and thus will be spotted in-and-around the West Midlands area clambering in and out of small crevices.
Spare a thought for just how ‘tender’ his “undercarriage” must have felt having completed this highly technical feat of acrobatics with his kit bag strapped to his back…
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