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Summary Magazine 112 year 2016

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 

Fire of the ethylene unit
On 13th August last year, a fire in the ethylene unit happened in Záluží near Litvínov, Northern Bohemia. Nearly 500 firefighters, both professional and volunteer, cooperated in the liquidation. The special degree of fire alert was proclaimed in site.p. 4

Inspections of social services facilities
Last year the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic focused on supervisions of fire safety in social services providing accommodation for the elderly and disabled people. p. 8

Maintenance and inspection of flue gas paths
Based on negative findings gained from the state fire supervision, particularly in identifying the causes of fires, the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic has long sought to improve the situation in the area of cleaning, inspection and review of flue gas paths. p. 12

Protection of facilities against fire
A new type of fire safety equipment, that prevents initiation of a fire or an explosion, represents a revolutionary approach to protect spaces from fires.  The basic principle is to replace certain amount of oxygen in the space by nitrogen. p. 13

Simulator for training of operational management
The new version of the simulator for training of operations management at the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic has been developed, and in summer deployed into full operation. There is a support for practical training in receiving emergency calls and their dispatching in an operational and information centre. p. 16

Examining emergency preparedness
The system of chemical monitoring, warning, and notification is operated by selected operators in the Moravian-Silesian Region, who use dangerous substances. Last year, a series of  exercises of IRS bodies examined this system. p. 20

Optimizing teaching
To optimize system of safety education in all kindergartens, primary and secondary schools is the goal of the interdepartmental working group, whose members include representatives of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic, and educational and professional public.  p. 23

Preparing Crisis Staffs of municipalities
Crisis staffs of municipalities with extended powers play an important role in managing the consequences of flooding or other emergencies. The Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic organises various forms of theoretical and practical training for crisis staff members. p. 26

Young Rescuer
FRS of the South Bohemia Region has been developing many activities designed to prepare communities for emergencies. The competition "Young Rescuer – Firefighter in Action" is one of them, organized for elementary school pupils. p. 28

2015 Annual Statistics Statistical survey of fires and rescue activities of Czech fire units and other bodies of Integrated Rescue System in 2015. Supplement

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