W Akcji (In Action) 2020/02

  • Subject of the issue
    • Contemporary challenges in road technical rescue (7)
      The number of road accidents in land traffic is constantly increasing, and the time and technological progress are modifying the challenges faced by rescuers. Not only basic rescue operations are required of them, but also the implementation of modern technical solutions.
  • In action
    • Cars for heavy technical rescue (18)
      Seven heavy rescue cranes were delivered to selected rescue and fire-fighting units PSP, which were delivered by the Bielsko company Szczesniak Specialist Vehicles. A similar car in 2015 hit, among others to the Rescue and Fire Fighting Unit No. 2 of the Municipal Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Krakow.
    • Fire station in the face of epidemic status (24)
      An epidemic condition has been declared in the territory of the Republic of Poland. Many restrictions have been introduced for residents, but above all it is increased working time for services. The most important link is health care, but the fire brigade also performs many important tasks in connection with SARS-CoV-2 virus infection as a rescue formation.
    • You are a chain link - hypothermia (32)
      As with any chain, its strength is determined by the weakest link. However, for the algorithms of emergency services, the game is at the highest rate. Do we have the option to participate in this game?
    • Personal protective equipment from a medical rescue perspective (42)
      Hazardous materials will be one of the greatest threats to humanity in the 21st century. By changing the working environment of medical services, they force the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • Zonal gas detection in rescue operations (52)
      Zone detectors are a state-of-the-art form of devices that obtain measurement data needed for firemen, which allow information to be sent directly to those supervising the action.
    • Fire protection training (56)
      Promotion of knowledge in the field of safe behavior was included by the Minister of National Education in the curriculum for preschool education. Practical learning in the field of fire safety with the use of play techniques allows children to learn how to deal with, for example, a fire.
  • Promotional article
    • "Train as if you were to fight. Fight as you trained "- this is a mantra known not only in the army (23)
      Regardless of whether you work in the fire department or in the armed forces, regular exercise of a variety of realistic scenarios will ensure that in the event of an emergency, when a large dose of adrenaline appears, nothing will overshadow the skills that you previously practiced.
    • Proven fire prevention solutions in road tunnels (30)
      The most common cause of fires in tunnels are vehicle incidents, which for various reasons become immobilized and begin to burn. Limited space, strong smoke, panic processes cause that tunnel fires lead, among others for traffic paralysis.
  • Events
    • Florian Fair 2019 in Dresden (62)
      At the 18th Florian Fire Fair in Dresden, the following were presented: a new rescue and firefighting car made by Rosenbauer, and the theme was protection of the population during natural disasters.

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