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The Emergency Services Show

19 August 2015

The Emergency Services Show taking place at the NEC, Birmingham on 23 and 24 September brings together all the latest products and services in fire safety and security, first aid, Safe Working at Height (SWAH) and personal protective equipment

Facilities managers can see and handle equipment and access the expertise of leading names in emergency response at the free-to-attend event.

Drone Surveillance
Visitors can find out about Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) training courses offered by Sky-Futures, which trains remote pilots to fly safely and procedurally using best practice. On the Excelerate stand learn more about the benefits of UAVs for achieving 360-degree aerial views and video streaming. of Excelerate wil be demonstrating its automatic pole-climbing camera and communications system providing a rapid CCTV surveillance and data relay system. Primetech meanwhile will launch new MultiNet Comms portable, battery-powered communications system, which incorporates UAVs for live-streamed aerial imagery gathering.

Working at Height
HSE guidance on working at height and in confined spaces states that employers must not rely on public emergency services and must make suitable arrangements for emergencies and rescue. Exhibiting at The Emergency Services Show are companies and organisations that can provide training for such environments as well as suppliers of rescue equipment.

On the Crofton Engineering stand a specialist team of experienced firefighters will demonstrate SWAH and rope rescue techniques. Red One, a wholly owned commercial trading subsidiary of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Authority can talk to visitors about its training facilities that include a confined space training complex and work at height towers.

More broadly, the charity Mind will be offering advice on mental health issues and Emergency Athlete will be sharing ideas on how your staff can stay fit and injury-free for work. Visitors can also talk to specialists such as The Health and Safety Laboratory, which undertakes research on behalf of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Medical and First Aid Equipment
There will be seminars, simulations and opportunities to see the latest life saving techniques and equipment in action from many of the more than 400 exhibitors at the show including: Laerdal Medical, Simulaids, Tytel Medical, SP Services, Paraid, Hospital Aids, Ambu and Viamed.

Fall Protection
Those seeking personal fall protection equipment will have opportunity to preview the 2016 products from Petzl on the Lyon Equipment stand. Visitors to the Draeger stand can see the PSS integrated safety belt for use in unstable environments or working at height. Meanwhile Thomas Jacks will showcase for the first time in the UK a full tactical/ballistic vest that offers a quick detach, fully certified climbing/working at height harness and has been designed with input from a spinal surgeon from the Royal College of Physicians.

Latest PPE
Bennett Safetywear will be introducing the latest additions to its Blazemaster™ range of structural fire fighting gloves and Bollé Safety will be launching the new Backdraft heat resistant goggle. New products on the Bristol Uniforms stand will include a layered PPE solution, LayerFlex™.

Among the many innovations in footwear, The Boot Repair Company stand will exhibit latest sole technology from Vibram enabling a much improved grip performance in all wet conditions, including tiled or marbled floors.

Warning Equipment and Emergency Lighting
Several companies will be launching lighting products at the show including USA torch-maker COAST, LED Lenser and Peli Products. Visual and audible warning equipment can be found on the Woodway Engineering stand and Viewbrite Europe will be showcasing some revolutionary heavy duty, collapsible traffic cones.

Water Rescue
If any of your employees spend time working in or around the water, it is important they are suitably trained and hold relevant qualifications. Around the exhibition visitors can source water rescue equipment and The Royal Life Saving Society will again be running its

Throwline Challenge
Water rescue training can be discussed with the likes of Plas Menai, National Outdoor Centre, an approved provider of Rescue 3 training including the internationally recognised Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Training schemes, which follow DEFRA module guidelines.

The NEC is linked to Birmingham International Station and is directly accessible from the UK motorway network. Parking is free of charge and shuttle buses will run from the car parks to the exhibition halls.

Click here to register for free entry.

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