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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

23November2019

Dialog: Hazardous Substances

Grimmen – six talks by high-level speakers: Come and join us for our “Hazardous Substances” discussion session We’ll be considering the topic from all possible perspectives: What should operations controllers do in situations involving hazardous substances and how should they react when the alarm goes off? We’ll also be talking about the characteristics of contemporary protective clothing and how routine full compliance with hygiene requirements at the scene can help prevent carbon monoxide poisoning during and after operations. To round the session off, psychologist Rica Bredthauer will be providing useful tips on how to recognize and reduce the symptoms of stress. We look forward to discussing these interesting aspects with you.

The speakers at a glance:

Sabine Schmitz –  Paderborn Fire Service // Unavoidable – the alarm on a day-to-day basis

  • When the alarm goes off
  • When I’m on my own
  • When I get back

Dirk Stephan – W.L. Gore GmbH // Contemporary protective clothing

  • How can I make sure the protective function of my 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?

Rica Bredthauer – psychologist

  • What is stress?
  • How do I recognize stress situations?
  • What’s the best way to deal with symptoms? How can I prevent stress?

 Dr. Joy Koc – Maria Hilf Hospital Mönchengladbach // CO poisoning – the silent killer

  • It is possible to detect it?
  • How can we protect ourselves? Protecting yourself and protecting others
  • Which emergency procedures are appropriate?

Guido Volkmar – S-GARD® Safetytour Trainer // Routine firefighting hygiene

  • 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

Ralf Schmitz – Paderborn Fire Service // Situations involving hazardous substances - how should operations controllers react?

  • What are the main keywords in the report?
  • What is the existing situation like?
  • What are the dynamics of an operation involving a CBRN-related event?
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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

18January2020

Dialog: respiratory protection

Radeberg – six talks by six high-level speakers: We invite you to attend our discussion on “Respiratory protection”. During the session, we’ll be taking a closer look at the subject from a number of different perspectives: CO hazards, respiratory protection in emergencies and post-traumatic stress disorder will be under discussion along with deployments involving the presence of children, protective clothing and aspects of rapid fire propagation. We look forward to a fascinating discussion. Don’t miss it! To be eligible to attend the event you need to hold a basic qualification in firefighting training.

The speakers at a glance

Frank Gerhards - Mönchengladbach Fire Service // The phenomena associated with rapid fire propagation

  • 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? 

Dirk Stephan - W.L. Gore GmbH // Modern protective clothing

  • 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? 

Dr. Joy Koc - Maria Hilf Hospitals Mönchengladbach // CO poisoning, the silent danger?

  • Can I detect carbon monoxide?
  • How can I protect myself and others?
  • Which emergency procedures are available?

Sandra Karluss - Technische Universität München // Post-traumatic stress among emergency services personnel

  • 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? 

Guido Volkmar S-GARD® - Safety Tour Trainer // Respiratory protection emergency

  • 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? 

Carsten Stock - Essen Fire Service // Operations involving children

  • What do we need to be aware of with children?
  • How do children react to fire service operations?
  • Solutions and ideas
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29February2020

Dialog: Hazardous Substances

Oelde – Come and join us for our “Hazardous Substances” discussion session. Six selected speakers will explore the topic from a variety of viewpoints. For example, how should we deal with hazardous substances in an MCI-related event and how dynamic do on-site deployments need to be in these situations? The correct protective clothing to be used in these circumstances will also be considered. Sebastian Schreiner from Düsseldorf will provide information about handling reptiles, what events the task force can expect and how to cope with these as effectively as possible. Best practices in stressful situations as well as identifying and properly tackling the related longer-term consequences are the topics that will be addressed by psychologist Rica Bredthauer. Come and join us! We look forward to seeing you. To be eligible to attend the event you need to hold a basic qualification in firefighting training.

The speakers at a glance

Ralf Schmitz – Paderborn Fire Department // Hazardous substances and MCI-related events

  • Which key words should be employed when issuing the alarm?
  • What is the situation on-site?
  • How dynamic should the deployment be?

Dirk Stephan – W.L. Gore GmbH // The changing profile of protective clothing

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

Sebastian Schreiner – Düsseldorf Fire Service // Handling of reptiles: What can we expect?

  • We must we be able to do? Which factors should be anticipated during deployment?
  • How dangerous are reptiles? Various types of bites and their treatment
  • How do we deal with reptiles on site?

Rica Bredthauer Psychologist // Stress related to deployments and its consequences

  • What is stress?
  • How can I recognize stress situations?
  • What can I to do to alleviate stress-related symptoms and to combat the effects of stress?

Guido Volkmar – S-GARD® Safetytour Trainer // Respiratory protection emergency during hazardous substances deployments 

  • Who is responsible for providing and when the rescue team at your incident scenes?
  • Everything or nothing - what should your rescue team bring with them to the incident scene?
  • Personnel casualties found – air supply secured. What happens next?

Carsten Stock – Essen Fire Department // Can a fire department do everything? Or is this too optimistic?

  • Is it possible to downplay potential hazards?
  • What should our first reaction be?
  • What is the value of a fire fighter?
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14March2020

Dialog: technical assistance

Kevelaer – Want to get fascinating insights into the wide-ranging subject that is technical assistance? In six interesting lectures held by high-ranking speakers you will gain important information in the fields of technical and medical rescue, learn more about the safety features of modern protective clothing and discover the best ways to deal with onlookers. Other topics include: Accidents below ground level, incident scene hygiene and trauma management. To be eligible to attend the event you need to hold a basic qualification in firefighting training.

The speakers at a glance

Frank Gerhards – Mönchengladbach Fire Department // Technical/Medical Rescue

  • What standards are there? What’s new?
  • What solutions do we have for many common problems?
  • Can we meet required rescue times?

Dirk Stephan – W.L. Gore GmbH // The changing profile of protective clothing

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

Eric Heimann – Düsseldorf Fire Department // Accidents below ground

  • What can I expect compared with road accidents?
  • Will I have sufficient resources on a firefighting team auxiliary vehicle (HLF)?
  • Do I need specialist personnel at the scene?

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

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

Guido Volkmar – S-GARD® Safetytour Trainer // Routine firefighting hygiene

  • Dedicated decontamination station? Surely only necessary following CBRN-related events - or not?
  • Hygiene kit ready for use! - What happens next?
  • What are the dynamics of an operation involving a CBRN-related event?

Dr. Joy Koc – Maria Hilf Hospital Mönchengladbach // Trauma management

  • Are we sufficiently able as first-aid responders/fire fighters to recognize injuries?
  • What algorithm should we employ?
  • How can rescue teams and firefighters successfully collaborate?
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28March2020

Dialog: technical assistance

Lauterbach-Maar - In the discussion session you will learn everything you need to know about the broad spectrum of technical assistance. During the course of six presentations, high-ranking experts explain topics such as modern protective clothing, dealing with curious onlookers and communication within the fire department and emergency rescue. In the exciting discussions that follow participants are invited to share their practical experiences. To be eligible to attend the event you need to hold a basic qualification in firefighting training.

The speakers at a glance

Guido Volkmar – S-GARD® Safetytour Trainer // Collaboration between fire department and emergency services

  • How do we communicate at the incident scene?
  • Which organizations are likely to be involved?
  • How do we collaborate in a solution-oriented way to the benefit of casualties?

Dirk Stephan – W.L. Gore GmbH // The changing profile of protective clothing

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

Carsten Stock – Essen Fire Department // Can a fire department do everything? Or is this too optimistic?

  • Are we aware of the related problems?
  • What does a fireman cost?
  • What will the future bring?

Bernd Kühle, District Fire Chief, District of Northeim // Onlookers - What to do?

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

Eric Heimann – Fire Department Düsseldorf // Accidents below ground

  • What can I expect compared with road accidents?
  • Will I have sufficient resources on a firefighting team auxiliary vehicle (HLF)?
  • Do I need specialist personnel at the scene?

Rica Bredthauer – Psychologist // Stress related to deployments and its consequences

  • What is stress?
  • How can I recognize stress situations?
  • What can I to do to alleviate stress-related symptoms and to combat the effects of stress?
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25April2020

Dialog: technical assistance

Neuwied - Communication and hygiene at the deployment site, healthy optimism as well as trauma and stress management are topics that will be addressed by our experts in the Technical Assistance discussion session. Six speakers will share their knowledge and then discuss it with the participants. Also present will be Mr. Plümper of Plümper laundry services, who will talk about the correct way to clean PPE. To be eligible to attend the event you need to hold a basic qualification in firefighting training.

The speakers at a glance

Frank Gerhards – Mönchengladbach Fire Department // Communication between fire department and emergency services

  • How do we communicate at the incident scene?
  • Which organizations are likely to be involved?
  • How do we collaborate in a solution-oriented way to the benefit of casualties?

Philip Plümper – Plümper laundry services // Cleaning of PPE

  • Surely anyone do can their own laundry. That’s what you think!
  • Who is responsible for the processing of PPE?
  • Textile service providers vs. In-house cleaning

Carsten Stock – Essen Fire Department // Can a fire department do everything? Or is this too optimistic?

  • Are we aware of the related problems?
  • What does a fireman cost?
  • What will the future bring?

Dr. Alexander Krauth –Karlsruhe Hospital // Trauma management

  • Are we sufficiently able as first-aid responders/fire fighters to recognize injuries?
  • What algorithm should we employ?
  • How can rescue teams and firefighters successfully collaborate?

Guido Volkmar – S-GARD® SAFETYTOUR Trainer // Routine firefighting hygiene

  • Dedicated decontamination station? Surely only necessary following CBRN-related events - or not?
  • Hygiene kit ready for use! - What happens next?
  • What are the dynamics of an operation involving a CBRN-related event?

Rica Bredthauer – Psychologist // Stress related to deployments and its consequences

  • What is stress?
  • How can I recognize stress situations?
  • What can I to do to alleviate stress-related symptoms and to combat the effects of stress?
BOOK TICKETS
09May2020

Dialog: respiratory protection

Hemsbach - The subject of respiratory protection will be addressed from all sides in six informative presentations. How can you be sure that your clothing will provide you with the necessary protection? What problems are you likely to encounter in the case of a fire in an enclosed space and how can you effectively protect yourself against CO poisoning? You can also look forward to interesting discussions about leadership tactics and motivation and interacting with the media in the case of an incident. To be eligible to attend the event you need to hold a basic qualification in firefighting training.

The speakers at a glance

Frank Gerhards - Mönchengladbach Fire Service // The phenomena associated with rapid fire propagation

  • 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? 

Dirk Stephan - W.L. Gore GmbH // Modern protective clothing

  • 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? 

Carsten Stock - Essen Fire Department // Motivation and leadership

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

Frauke Aretz - Wuppertal Fire Department // Interacting with the media in the case of an incident

  • What objectives should be pursued when it comes to the media and PR work?
  • What is the best way to handle journalists covering an incident?
  • How should we deal with organized media channels?

Dr. Alexander Krauth - Karlsruhe Hospital // Carbon monoxide, the silent killer

  • How can we detect the presence of CO?
  • How do we protect ourselves? Protecting yourself and protecting others
  • What emergency procedures are appropriate?

Albert Kreutmayr - Augsburg Fire Department // Wrong tactics – do we know what we are doing?

  • 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?

Guido Volkmar S-GARD® Safety Tour Trainer // Respiratory protection emergency

  • 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? 
BOOK TICKETS
15June2020

Trade Show: INTERSCHUTZ 2020

Hannover - INTERSCHUTZ is the leading world trade fair for fire departments, emergency services and population protection and safety and takes place very five years.

From the 15th through the 20th of June 2020, exhibitors and visitors from all over the world come to Hanover to present innovations and exchange experience. Visit us at our trade show booth!

More information: http://www.interschutz.de/

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