Issue 72 – December 2021

Recruiting for inclusion

As a young girl I never once thought about not being able to pursue any…

The compact size of Esteri CAFS by OS leaves sufficient space in the compartment.
Esteri CAFS by One Seven® – A match merciless to fire

Esteri CAFS by One Seven® combines a traditional vehicle pump and an efficient CAF system…

Firefighters, athletes, construction workers and anyone exerting themselves in the heat can lower the impact of heat stress with hand and forearm immersion.
Kore Kooler Rehab Chair – Combat heat stress with active cooling

What is heat stress? Heat stress occurs when the body’s internal core temperature rises above…

Residential structure fires can create immeasurable amounts of dioxins as well as other hazardous substances.
Dioxins – the most hazardous substance in structure fire environments

Post-structure fire settings, especially those where plastics, synthetic materials, or household products made with polyvinyl…

Intersec to deliver groundbreaking show in 2022

Intersec – the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event – will mark its return…

Trident FOAMATE™ BP pump and valve examples.
Trident Emergency Products, LLC – Foam pumps, balanced pressure and ATP foam systems

Around-the world Trident Emergency Products specializes and supplies our GP-Series high quality foam pumps and…

Haztec Xpert SL lightbar undergoing IPX6 water ingress testing at Haztec’s factory in Leeds, UK.
Haztec International – British manufacturer of emergency vehicle warning systems

Purchasing decisions in the public sector are understandably founded on rational processes in order to…

Boeing 757-200PCF mail carrier.
Pre-fire planning

Fate favours the prepared. No matter the industry whether military, fire service, or business the…

GES team members have worked on FRS projects all over the world.
Fire Service review – a wise investment

How good is my Fire Service? Without getting a genuinely independent assessment or being able…

Turbolöscher BASF Antwerp at Wetteren train derailment with chemical spills.
The power of turbine response systems: watermist for effective cooling and firefighting

Industrial fire brigades are showing increasing interest in turbine firefighting systems: turbines that generate a…

Home Affairs Minister, the Honourable Bernie Bush presents a successful candidate with his Level 2 Certificate.
Award ceremony for success in the IFE examinations marks another step in the Cayman Islands Fire Service ambitions

In June 2020 we reported on the ambitious plans and aspirations of the Cayman Islands…

Our lighting balloons are highly valued by emergency services around the world. Here in use with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY).
Airstar – Sirocco lighting balloons: we light where others don’t

One of the major challenges of scene lighting is to guarantee the safety of the…

ICMS in Beirut Lebanon Explosion.
Integration of innovation and technology and USAR coordination in major disasters
The Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Coordination Mechanism introduced by the United Nations International Search…
Join GESA in improving the equipment procurement pipeline! Contact us at support@gesaction.org.
Creating a better international Emergency Services donations pipeline

Donations of emergency services gear, vehicles and rescue equipment are a welcome sight to under-resourced…

A fire and rescue service incident commander communicates his brief to first responders during an exercise.
Developing non-technical skills in emergency response
Training for emergency responders (ERs), specifically technical training, is centred around ensuring responders in the…
Elements that form a lever
Emergency lifting with levers – Part 1

In many emergency situations firefighters will need to lift large weights to perform the rescue…

Fire Safe Europe – Ten years dedicated to fire safety

Why Fire Safe Europe?  Fires in buildings are now bigger, more unpredictable and more dangerous…

Outthink Wildfire – Part 3
To effectively reduce the threats from wildfire the government must increase resources for vegetative fuel…
During the ENDEX, participants ruck a set distance. Inclement weather, obstacles of mental fatigue and physical pain are secondary to completing the objective.
The Wedge: aggressive goal setting

The most crucial aspect of our work isn’t the finish line – it’s the aim.…

Sept. 23 2021 Dixie Fire, Lassen National Forest, California.
The future of fighting wildfires is drones

From California to Turkey to Australia, wildfires, also known as bushfires, are everywhere – and…

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