International Fire and Emergency Services people gathered together in Helsinki, Finland on 7.-9.9. to share experiences, discuss and learn. They addressed relevant and present topics from Firefighters’ Health and Safety to Challenges Emergency Services face while responding to the modern threats.
Participants heard about the latest findings concerning the health and safety of firefighters in relation to new technologies, and discussed how Emergency Services can prepare for unexpected and improve capacities to respond events that are beyond the traditional scope of fire and emergency services. The topics and discussion was based on experts presentation of real concrete case examples such as terrorist attacks in Paris, use of robots for disaster response and first responders day – managing and facing old and new threats.
The event was organised by CTIF, International Fire and Emergency Services Association and there were participants from almost all member countries.