UK fire and rescue services adopt Dräger’s fire escape hood to protect victims from toxic smoke

Standards are being set with fire and rescue services in the UK adopting escape hoods to protect trapped and injured people from toxic smoke during evacuation at fires. Latest figures show in the year 2017/2018 firefighters attended 717,890 incidents in…

Fire escape hood Parat 5500 now in a flame-retardant holster

The fire escape hood Parat 5500 is now available in a flame-retardant holster constructed from aramid material as the variant PARAT 5550. The holster, which was specially developed for fire rescue teams, in combination with the fire escape hood is…

Reliable even under harsh conditions

New series of single-gas monitors by Dräger With Pac 6000, 6500, 8000 and 8500, Dräger now offers a new series of personal single-gas monitors. The monitors detect not only the standard gases carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), sulfur dioxide…

No Deployment without Communication

Due to the often perilous surroundings and the limited air supplies during deployments with self-contained breathing apparatus, time quickly becomes a critical factor, which can decide between life and death. Communication between firefighters must therefore be clear and quick.  Training…

Dräger celebrates its anniversary

Lübeck-based company marks “125 years of heartfelt dedication” Lübeck – Dräger is turning 125 in 2014. The medical and safety technology company will officially kick off the anniversary year with a ceremony on February 6 to be attended by numerous…

Award-winning Dräger Helmet

The DRÄGER HPS 7000 helmet, winner of one of the prestigious iF Product Design Awards 2014, was launched last year and, the company says, represents cutting edge ergonomic design with a strong emphasis on comfort and safety. As a flexible…

New Escape Hood Series

DRÄGER has re-engineered its escape hood portfolio, with the result that its new Parat series are quick to don and protect the user from toxic industrial and fire-related gases, vapours and particles for at least 15 minutes. In just three…

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