Emergency Services Show 2019



An Invite to See All the Latest Technology at The Emergency Services Show 2019

How emerging technologies are improving the efficiency and operational effectiveness of emergency response is set to be the key focus of The Emergency Services Show 2019, taking place in Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham 18-19 September.

BARTA is proud to be exhibiting again this year alongside over 450 other companies and organisations.

The Emergency Services Show brings emergency and rescue services expertise together through unrivalled networking, a programme of free seminars, live demonstrations and indoor and outdoor exhibition.You can see and touch the latest equipment and discuss innovative technologies for rescuing and treating animals such as medical and first aid kit, clothing, first response and rescue equipment, torches and scene lighting.

BARTA will be exhibiting and demonstrating our skills in the networking hub of the show, The Collaboration Zone (stand V69). Here, together with other emergency services, voluntary groups, charities and NGOs,we will be sharing details of the support we offer. There are also extensive opportunities for visitors to meet with partner agencies to discuss co-response and other areas of partnership working.

The two-day event features a host of key learning opportunities including CPD-accredited seminars. Among diverse topics in the Lessons Learnt seminar theatre, the Road Rescue Recovery Association (RRRA) will revisit the subject of the safety of responders in roadside rescue scenarios.

There is a strong focus on mental health In the Health and Well-being Theatre. The British Red Cross, for example, will give an update on its Resilient Responders Programme which aims to build individual and team resilience through a range of psycho-social support and interventions.

Technological advances that enable emergency services personnel to work together saving time, resources and lives, will be a key focus of the IT Theatre. For example, there will also be a seminar on “what3words,” a simple system that gives every 3x3m square in the world a three-word address which enables emergency services to accurately find any location and share it more quickly, easily and with less ambiguity than any other system.

The College of Paramedics will also host its well-attended CPD training sessions on both days of the event.

New for 2019 are the Drone Zone in the exhibition and the SkyBound Rescuer Drone Seminar sponsored by Thales, offering a learning environment of highly topical research-led workshops and seminars. Drone technology is increasingly being used by the emergency services,while their tactical deployment remains relatively poorly understood. The seminar programme will share best practice based on tried and tested drone tactics.

Full details of all seminar programmes – all of which will be CPD-accredited – will be published on in www.emergencyuk.com in the coming months.

Returning for 2019, the Extrication and First Aid and Trauma Challenges will provide an arena for some of the UK’s best rescue personnel to come together and develop their proficiency levels in all areas of Road Traffic Collision rescue. Hosted by West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) and judged by UKRO, the Extrication Challenge will take place live on the exhibition floor enabling visitors to get up close to the action. Competing teams from UK fire and rescue services will carry out extrication from simulated crash scenes. In the First Aid and Trauma Challenge, competing teams will experience visual and audio from an incident that has been set up and filmed specifically for the scenario.

Entry to the exhibition and seminars, as well as parking, is free.The NEC is linked to Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport and is accessible from the UK motorway network. To register for free entry visit www.emergencyuk.com

The organisers of The Emergency Services Show also publish Emergency Services Times. Register once using this link and receive all future issues, free of charge: https://tinyurl.com/y5e6ctey