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26January2019

Dialog: respiratory protection

Heinsberg – Experienced firefighters will pass on a wealth of knowledge to you during our varied lectures on the topic of respiratory protection. This time: 6 lectures on highlight topics such as “Modern protective clothing”, “Tactical ventilation” and “Wrong tactics – do we know what we are doing?”, giving you a comprehensive insight into various topics that you and your team may encounter in your day-to-day firefighting work.

To participate in the discussion, you will need:
basic firefighting training

The phenomena associated with rapid fire propagation – Frank Gerhards, Mönchengladbach Fire Service

  • What problems might be encountered during a fire in an enclosed space?
  • Which concepts are common?
  • What is the best way to introduce new firefighters to the needs of actual deployment? 

Modern protective clothing – Dirk Stephan W.L., Gore GmbH

  • How can I make sure the protective function of clothing is guaranteed? 
  • Why is moisture in clothing layers so dangerous in a fire? 
  • Which parameters provide an indication of the protection offered by items of clothing? 

Tactical ventilation – Torsten Bodensiek, Volkswagen AG Works Fire Service

  • When should ventilation techniques be employed in practice?
  • The tactical approach
  • Target-oriented training 

Post-traumatic stress among emergency services personnel – Sandra Karluss, Technical University of Munich

  • As someone who is affected, am I able to recognize that I need help? 
  • As a supervisor, am I able to see the signs? 
  • How can we help? 

Respiratory protection emergency – Guido Volkmar, S-GARD® Safetytour Trainer

  • Who provides the security team at your incident scenes, and where and when are they provided?
  • All or nothing? – What does your security team bring to the incident scene?
  • “Accident victim found – air supply secured” – (how to) continue from there? 

Wrong tactics – do we know what we are doing? – Albert Kreutmayr, Augsburg Fire Service

  • Do we always maintain an overview?
  • Do we know how to lead?
  • What should I do if I see things are getting out of hand? 
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08February2019

SEMINAR: MAINTENANCE

Heinsberg – Our experts will show you how to significantly improve the service life and comfort of your protective clothing by means of routine inspection and professional maintenance and thus help preserve the full protective properties of your coats and pants.

The S-GARD seminars will teach you how to correctly handle your service clothing after a deployment and show you how best to clean it. On completing the seminar, you will also know how to check the membrane and fabric for suitability of use.

Please contact Maria Kufel to directly register for seminars:

Telephone: +49 2452 9909-48
E-mail: maria.kufel(at)s-gard.de

09February2019

Dialog: Operational strategy

Schotten – Do you want to find out more about potential contaminants, protective clothing, hydraulic rescue platforms and biogas plants? Do you find it difficult to know how to appropriately manage onlookers and bystanders during deployments? If that is the case, you should consider participating in our series of lectures on “Operational strategy”. You will benefit from the knowledge of our experts and the options for open exchange with other firefighters.

Topics and aspects

Biogas plants – Anton Baumann, biogas plant expert

  • Can burning biogas storage tanks explode?
  • What other hazardous substances apart from biogas are present at biogas plants?
  • What should be done if a biogas plant develops a leak?

Modern protective clothing – Dirk Stephan W.L. Gore GmbH

  • How can I make sure the protective function of clothing is maintained?
  • Why is moisture in clothing layers so dangerous in a fire?
  • Which parameters provide an indication of the protection offered by items of clothing?

The use of hydraulic rescue platforms – Robert Zindler, Frankfurt Airport

  • Am I giving my team the right training for the use of hydraulic rescue platforms?
  • How can I simplify complex life-saving situations?
  • What is my hydraulic rescue platform really capable of?

Onlookers – what to do? – Bernd Kühle, District Fire Chief, District of Northeim

  • What legal options are there?
  • What technical options are available?
  • What is the best way to prepare for this sort of situation?

Contamination at site of deployment – Guido Volkmar, S-GARD® Safety Tour Trainer

  • Dedicated decontamination station? Surely only necessary following CBRN-related events - or not?
  • Hygiene kit ready for use! - what happens next?
  • Dirty and clean vs. black and white
 
23February2019

Dialog: respiratory protection

Oelde – You face all kinds of challenges in your day-to-day work: from sudden fires to carbon monoxide seepage to post-traumatic stress. Our speakers will be addressing these and other topics in “Respiratory protection”. You can look forward to an unforgettable day spent with experts and benefit from a direct exchange of knowledge.

The speakers at a glance

The phenomena associated with rapid fire propagation – Frank Gerhards, Mönchengladbach Fire Service

  • What problems might be encountered during a fire in an enclosed space?
  • Which concepts are common?
  • What is the best way to introduce new firefighters to the needs of actual deployment? 

Modern protective clothing – Dirk Stephan W.L., Gore GmbH

  • How can I make sure the protective function of clothing is guaranteed? 
  • Why is moisture in clothing layers so dangerous in a fire? 
  • Which parameters provide an indication of the protection offered by items of clothing? 

Tactical ventilation – Torsten Bodensiek, Volkswagen AG Works Fire Service

  • When should ventilation techniques be employed in practice?
  • The tactical approach
  • Target-oriented training 

Post-traumatic stress among emergency services personnel – Sandra Karluss, Technical University of Munich

  • As someone who is affected, am I able to recognize that I need help? 
  • As a supervisor, am I able to see the signs? 
  • How can we help? 

CO poisoning, the silent danger – Dr. Alexander Krauth, Klinikum Karlsruhe

  • Can I detect it?
  • How do we protect ourselves? Protecting yourself, protecting others?
  • Which emergency procedures are initiated?
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05April2019

SEMINAR: MAINTENANCE

Heinsberg – Our experts will show you how to significantly improve the service life and comfort of your protective clothing by means of routine inspection and professional maintenance and thus help preserve the full protective properties of your coats and pants.

The S-GARD seminars will teach you how to correctly handle your service clothing after a deployment and show you how best to clean it. On completing the seminar, you will also know how to check the membrane and fabric for suitability of use.

Please contact Maria Kufel to directly register for seminars:

Telephone: +49 2452 9909-48
E-mail: maria.kufel(at)s-gard.de

15June2019

Dialog: Technical assistance

Katlenburg – You can attend five 45-minute lectures on important topics such as: What makes a good senior officer? Are we allowed to make mistakes at all? Or: What is stress? And what can we do about it? Put your questions to the speakers and take part in an open discussion with other senior officers.

The speakers at a glance

Communication between the Fire Service and the emergency services - Frank Gerhards, Mönchengladbach Fire Service

  • How does my team communicate at the incident scene?
  • Which organizations have to be taken into account?
  • How do we work with solutions and patients in mind?

Modern protective clothing – Dirk Stephan W.L., Gore GmbH

  • How can I check the protective function of clothing?
  • Why is moisture in clothing layers so dangerous?
  • Which parameters provide an indication of the protective function?

Motivational leadership  - Carsten Stock, Essen Fire Department

  • What makes a good senior officer?
  • How can I constructively inspire each of my personnel?
  • Are we allowed to make mistakes?


Operations involving children – Albert Kreutmayr,  Augsburg Fire Service

  • What do we need to be aware of with children?
  • How do children react to fire service operations?
  • Solutions and ideas

Stress Management – Guido Volkmar, Trainer Safety Tour

  • What is stress?
  • How can I recognize stress situations?
  • How can I handle these characteristics positively and what can I do to combat stress?
     
27September2019

SEMINAR: MAINTENANCE

Heinsberg – Our experts will show you how to significantly improve the service life and comfort of your protective clothing by means of routine inspection and professional maintenance and thus help preserve the full protective properties of your coats and pants.

The S-GARD seminars will teach you how to correctly handle your service clothing after a deployment and show you how best to clean it. On completing the seminar, you will also know how to check the membrane and fabric for suitability of use.

Please contact Maria Kufel to directly register for seminars:

Telephone: +49 2452 9909-48
E-mail: maria.kufel(at)s-gard.de

29November2019

SEMINAR: MAINTENANCE

Heinsberg – Our experts will show you how to significantly improve the service life and comfort of your protective clothing by means of routine inspection and professional maintenance and thus help preserve the full protective properties of your coats and pants.

The S-GARD seminars will teach you how to correctly handle your service clothing after a deployment and show you how best to clean it. On completing the seminar, you will also know how to check the membrane and fabric for suitability of use.

Please contact Maria Kufel to directly register for seminars:

Telephone: +49 2452 9909-48
E-mail: maria.kufel(at)s-gard.de

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