The Emergency Services Show provides an invaluable opportunity for fire and rescue services to collaborate with industry colleagues, other blue light services, voluntary organisations, government departments and third party suppliers. It is free-to-attend for all ranks throughout the fire and rescue service and industrial brigades such as refineries, airports and MOD, as well as fire prevention officers throughout industry. Register now at www.emergencyuk.com/fire999
Collaborating for Efficiency and Quality
The Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) will be returning to the Emergency Response Zone to talk to visitors about its plans to support the work of emergency responders through working together more effectively.
Fire and rescue services seeking greater collaboration with the UK’s ambulance trusts will find many stands of interest in this networking area, including the Independent Ambulance Association, Ambulance Service Institute, Association of Ambulance Chief Executives, East of England Ambulance Service, British Association of Immediate Care, London Ambulance Service, London Ambulance Service Cycle Response Unit, Association of Air Ambulances, College of Paramedics and Army Medical Services.
Meanwhile the dedicated Search and Rescue Zone brings together RNLI, Maritime & Coast Guard Agency, Cave and Mountain Rescue, RAF Search and Rescue, Association of Lowland Search and Rescue, and Mountain Bike Search and Rescue, among others.
Police organisations available to speak to will include National Association of Police Fleet Managers, and the Home Office CAST-AES, which provides technical guidance, advice and support to the police service with respect to vehicles and equipment procurement.
Other government departments exhibiting in the Emergency Response Zone include the Environment Agency and the Highways Agency, while charities include the The Blue Lamp Foundation which provides emergency financial aid to help emergency service personnel injured in the line of duty.
Access Quality Training
The Emergency Services Show gives you access to the most respected training providers in the industry. Among the exhibitors are:
• Babcock - find out more about its two custom-designed training centres.
• The Serco Combined Resilience Team – which brings together the International Fire Training Centre, the Emergency Planning College and Gold Standard Exercising.
• Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Training Academy – which supplies firefighters from fire and rescue services, as well as international and commercial clients, with fire behaviour and specialist rescue instruction.
• The NHS Ambulance Service First Aid Training consortia (NASFAT) - a partnership of NHS Ambulance Services that are working together to promote a full range of high quality First Aid Training Services locally and nationally.
Must-Attend Event for Procurement Departments
By bringing together over 300 suppliers to the industry with more than 5,000 emergency services personnel, the Emergency Services Show plays a vital role in facilitating the sharing of knowledge and best practice. It provides a single reference point for procurement personnel to access to the full range of products available from fire fighting equipment and vehicles and fleet to protective clothing, uniforms and medical supplies.
• See the latest technology, some of which will make its UK debut at the show (see North Fire below)
• Find great ideas for reducing time and costs
• Gets hands on experience of new equipment, including kit used by other blue light services
• See live vehicle demonstrations and rescue equipment in action
Turntable Ladder Launch
Touted by aerial appliance experts and enthusiasts as revolutionary, the new Metz articulated turntable ladder will make its UK debut at the Emergency Services Show. The new technology has undergone a rigid patenting process and features many new benefits that visitors will be able to see for themselves.
Live Rescue Demonstrations:
The Road Haulage Association is once again organising the popular Recovery Demonstration and Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service will be showcasing The Ex-Tractor, an HGV “transformer” designed to demonstrate the nationally-adopted six phase HGV rescue approach. Meanwhile SARbot UK Underwater Rescue, Norfolk Fire & Rescue, and West Midlands FRS will be running exciting demonstrations of water rescue in the Pendigo Lake at the NEC and Thermal imaging demonstrations will be provided by Argus Thermal Imaging distributed by Vimpex.
Entry for either or both Show days is free of charge for all visitors, as is parking. Online registration is now live at http://www.emergencyuk.com/fire99
Getting to the NEC is simple:
• Physically linked to Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport
• Direct access to UK motorway network
• Free visitor parking
For further information visit www.emergencyuk.com