Technical Days "Emergency Response for Vehicles" / Poitiers - FRANCE
French firefighters will organize Tecnical Days on « Emergency Response for Vehicles », on 16th, 17th and 18th of May 2018, at Poitiers´ Firefighters´ Training Center.
These Technical Days are realized through the help of their partnership with Renault and Weber Rescue.
Conferences, extrication workshops, car fire tests (electric cars, LNG trucks…), extrication tests and demonstrations are on the program for this event.
New Energty Sources (electric, hybrid, gas) and New Technologies (airbags, reinforcements, glazing, etc.) are
important developments in the "vehicle" sector.
Emergency intervention on vehicles (IUV) is today, and even more so tomorrow, a real challenge for emergency services. In the context of interventions for traffic accidents or vehicle fires, fire brigades must adapt their techniques and equipment.
The SDIS 86, aware of these challenges, has initiated a proactive approach since 2005, in partnership
with automobile manufacturers and manufacturers of road rescue equipment.
An intervention Protocol has been drawn up and training courses are given at the Vienna Fire Training Center.
In parallel to this approach, SDIS 86, in partnership with SDIS44, the National School of Fire Brigade
Officers and the Fédération nationale des sapeurs-pompiers de France, the Directorate General of
Civil Security and Crisis Management, the International Fire Technical Committee and the support of
Weber-Rescue Systems and Renault, organised technical days on its site at the training center in
2014 and 2016.
At the last edition, nearly 450 people (participants, exhibitors, speakers, etc.) from 58 French
departments and 14 different countries were present to attend the conferences, workshops and
In view of the success of these technical days, SDIS 86 has decided to renew the organization of this
international event and would be happy to count you among its participants.