A visit to the Emergency Services Show provides a very practical way for fire and rescue personnel to build useful partnerships, prepare for future incidents and progress career development.
Taking place at the NEC on 23rd and 24th September, the event has attracted over 400 exhibiting companies including leading names in protective clothing and uniforms, firefighting equipment, search and rescue, extrication, communications, IT, vehicles, vehicle equipment, outsourcing, training, community safety, station facilities and water rescue.
Many protective clothing manufacturers and suppliers are launching new products at The Emergency Services Show
Bollé Safety will be launching the new Backdraft heat resistant goggle. The new sealed double lens Backdraft with Equalizer technology filters and regulates moisture levels and Platinum double sided anti scratch and anti fog coating ensures that the lens will not fog up in extreme conditions.
UK-based Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL) will officially launch its K-SorbTM fabric. Having previously displayed fabric prototypes at the event in 2012 – TAL’s new K-SorbTM fabric (formally KoolSorb) has been re-worked to offer improved comfort and containment of body perspiration while maintaining the durability and washability of the original material.
Bennett Safetywear Ltd, manufacturer of high performance hand protection, will launch the latest additions to its well-known Blazemaster range of structural fire fighting gloves.
Ilasco with Keela will launch two new clothing ranges; the FR Range and the Water Rescue range, both of which are highly specialised and optimised to provide additional protection in difficult situations where standard clothing may not be sufficient.
MAGNUM will show the new Vulcan Pro fireboot, which weighs in at around 1kg per boot and is tested and certified to EN 15090:2012 F2A HI3 SRC, whilst Skellerup Footwear will also display its range of rubber fire boots including the Firefighter Extreme.
Bristol Uniforms will display new products including the company’s layered PPE solution, LayerFlex™, in a range that now offers a number of variants including a yellow under jacket with navy outer jacket.
Visijax specialises in embedding washable electronics (LEDs, sensors, cameras and communications equipment) into clothing, aimed at improving emergency worker safety through increasing the visibility of their work wear.
The NEC is next to Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport and directly accessible from the UK motorway network. Entry and parking at The Emergency Services Show are free.
To register please visit www.emergencyuk.com