Results and perspecties of cooperation after visiting the delegation of representatives of airports and air companies Training Base "Weeze GmbH & Co KG" (Germany)
The trip of specialists responsible for emergency rescue, fire safety and civil protection of the population to the Weeze GmbH & Co KG Training Center was organized by the leaders of the Association "Airports of Ukraine" CA (AAUCA) and the State Aviation Service. It is a pity that due to the special situation in the country, the heads of the central apparatus and the regional departments of the SSNU were not able to attend, with almost 8 people scheduled for them, almost everything related to the training of personnel, organization of training courses, training of personnel, introduction of normative legal and regulatory acts in accordance with European standards.
Participants of the delegation got acquainted with the sites and training grounds, training models for the Weeze base and conducted a series of training sessions on fire extinguishing and rescue of people on airplanes (PS).
The training and training base is a territory with a unique environment and infrastructure, and it has 420,000 sq. m., Where 40 trained facilities are located, and training in the field of fire extinguishing, rescuing people can be carried out in real conditions. There are also other training facilities for the training of special units of the police, the Ministry of Defense, security services, as well as search and rescue operations in human settlements, anti-terrorist activities.
The base is certified by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), each year around 20,000 participants from all over the world are trained.
During the sightseeing tour, methods and techniques for extinguishing a real fire on an aircraft, in airport infrastructure buildings, and air companies were demonstrated.
The delegation also visited the fire department of Arnhem (Netherlands). They got acquainted with special equipment, equipment, training of personnel and organization of interaction between divisions during fire fighting and saving people. The fighters of this part can only envy that they have everything to accomplish their tasks, we still have a lot to do to reach this level. The delegation also visited a company producing fire engines and equipment, including for airports, the Kronenburg company, which is one of the world's leading leaders in 190 years of fire-fighting equipment, which is used in more than 100 countries around the world. This special equipment maintains safety at airports, cities and villages, as well as in military areas and locations for chemical production. The main advantage of these machines is a fully composite structure that is non-corroded, easy to operate and to protect against combustion.
When summing up the event it was decided to continue cooperation and communication. The Training Center "Weeze GmbH & CoKG" and the manufacturer of "Kronenburg" cars have invited the responsible managers of the DSNC, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the State Aviation Administration to familiarize themselves with the activities of the base, training facilities. Representatives of companies are also ready to assist in the successive transition of these structures to European and world standards.
All delegates are very grateful to the host party for their warm welcome, interesting and useful information