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Professional Female firefighters HkBm and KIR

Here is the presentation that Mona Hjortzberg showed during the CTIF meeting in Stockholm, about professional female firefighters.

Emergency driving, a risk that is always present during turn-outs

This video is a short version of a 90 sekunder documentary from a fatal accident with a fire truck in Sweden July 2012, where two firefighters were killed and three others were injured.

Meeting minutes

Minutes of Fire Prevention commission meeting, held from 18.6.2013 to 19.6.2013 in Fjelldal, Norway.

Reports

The reports of the CTIF History Commission are available in the database of the Centre for Research in fire protection technology and can be downloaded free of charge.

www.ffb.kit.edu/411.php

Newsletter - december 2013

This is the Christmas – end of 2013 letter of information.

Strenghtening the european citizens safety and security through co-operation CFPA-E, CTIF and FEU presidents cooperation meeting

The Finnish National CTIF Committee was honoured to host meeting of the President of CFPA Europe, Mr. Jesper Ditlev, President of CTIF, Mr. Tore Eriksson and President of FEU, Dr. Dieter Nuessler in connection with the Fire Brigade in Finland 175 Jubilee on 30th August, 2013 in Turku, Finland. The aim of the meeting was to discuss on the principals of the further development of co-operation of the three organisations in enhancing European Citizens Safety and Security. Meeting was hosted and chaired by the Finnish National CTIF Committee, Chairman Mr. Pentti Partanen, Director General of... Read more

Chemical Advisory: Safe Storage, Handling, and Management of Ammonium Nitrate

This advisory contains information on recent and past accidents involving AMMONIUM NITRATE (commonly referred to as AN), on the hazards of AN, how to manage these hazards, and appropriate steps for community emergency planning and proper emergency response. It is focused primarily on safe handling and storage of higher density, solid AN pellets and prills (a prill is a small bead) used in fertilizers.

This advisory is intended to broadly disseminate lessons learned from recent incidents involving AN so that such incidents can be prevented in the future. Also provided is a list of... Read more

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