ESO is on a mission to improve community health and safety through the power of data.
We were founded by first responders who saw a need in the industry for change. With our mission as our driving force, we work hard to use the power of data and research to better care for our community and its caretakers.
Fire Decontamination Research
Firefighters can be exposed to cancer-causing contaminants while on the scene and yet only about 4% documented all on-scene decontamination procedures in 2021. How can your leadership team improve these stats to keep your team safe post fire?
2023 Fire Index Findings
How quickly do fire agencies respond to a call on average? What is the most common response type? How much property loss was reported? Find out what was discovered from over 4.5 million fire calls placed nationwide in 2022.
2023 EMS Index Findings
How should disparities in prehospital care be addressed? Are agencies being judicious in light and siren use? Are teams equipped to treat pediatric respiratory distress? See what was learned from 11 million EMS responses in 2022.
Ketamine Admin Research
Out of data for 11,291 out-of-hospital ketamine administrations in 2019, 49% were trauma/pain related, 34% were altered mental or behavioral state related, 13% were cardiovascular/pulmonary related, 2% were for seizures, and 2% were for other reasons. See what else was discovered.
2022 Firearm Statistics
Nearly half of all firearm incidents in 2021-2022 were in communities within the bottom quartile of socioeconomic status. See what else was learned from the data surrounding 48,000 EMS treated patients with firearm-related injuries.