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Summary Magazine 112 year 2021

January, February, March, April 

Finance as a blood of economy
A good economy is a basic premise for the proper functioning of any organization. And finance is the blood of the economy. Brig-Gen Slavomír Bell, MSc. MBA, who has been the Deputy General Director of the FRS CR for Economy since 2012, emphasises mainly effectiveness of their use within the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic. We asked him few questions.
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Rescue of drivers after a traffic accident on D1 motorway
A traffic accident of several vehicles, including trucks, on the D1 near the Rohlenka motorway station, was announced to the 112 emergency line of the South Moravian Region FRS on Monday 21st September 2020 at 11:38 a.m. As specified later, the accident happened at the 210th kilometre of the D1 motorway in the direction from Vyškov to Brno, and one person was found wedged in a truck. A large number of accidents are solved in the sections of motorways within the South Moravian Region every year. In recent years, the number of complicated extrications and rescuing people after truck accidents increase, especially on motorways.
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Institute of Population Protection trains African rescuers even during a pandemic
The training of foreign specialists in the field of protection against the effects of chemical substances forms a traditional pillar of the training events of the Institute of the Population Protection in Lázně Bohdaneč. These activities are mostly organized under the auspices of the UN-OPCW, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, with which the institute has been cooperating since 1999. Although the COVID-19 pandemic stopped travel between continents in March 2020, thus cancelling all face-to-face trainings, a record number of international experts were trained through online courses last year.
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The difference between a face mask and a respirator or What is respiratory protection?
The article entitled "Not a respirator like a respirator" was published in the No. 11/2020 of the 112 Magazine, and the authors tried to bring the issue of respirators closer to the general public or to draw attention to some marketing practices. At the same time, the verification procedures according to the American standard (so-called Fit Factor) with certification testing of respirators according to the European standard were presented. Finally, they quoted from the website of the Research Institute of Occupational Safety, VÚBP, on testing of imported respirators.
Therefore, on behalf of VÚBP, as the Notified Body No. 1024 for assessing conformity with the requirements, for example also for respirators, the author makes few additional observations to the published article. All the more so that the subject of our common interest is the appropriate protection of members of the FRS CR.
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2020 Senior Academy in Liberec at a distance
The Fire Rescue Service of the Liberec Region regularly cooperates with a number of organizations associating senior citizens. Education of seniors through the Senior Academy is one of the most popular events, organized by the city of Liberec through the KONTAKT Liberec Community Centre, where the FRS of the Liberec Region has participated since 2014. Last year, of course, untraditionally at a distance.
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