Projects related to IFAFRI Gaps
Displaying 11 - 20 of 488
Description:

This was a continuation of the previous study to investigate which gases goes through first responders clothes and cause irritation to human skin.Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

This study investigated the types of gases ventilated from lithium ion batteries in hybrid and electric vehicles. The researchers wanted to determine the gases' toxicity to estimate the potential threats to first responders at accident scenes with lithium ion batteries. The study did not conclude how toxic these gases could be, but noted that the gases can have negative effects on the...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

Sub-projects in "The rescue chain" mentioned above. This study evaluated what happens when an electric vehicle crashes into a body of water. The researchers aimed to define the level of danger for rescue personnel when trying to rescue someone from the water while the battery still has power....Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

Safe rescue in case of a crash or system break down with electric and electro hybrid vehicles. A study of vehicle and system specific risk factors. The core aim of the research project E-Vehicle Safe Rescue is to form the foundation for a new MSB online training program for Swedish rescue personnel concerning how to act when encountering a traffic accident event involving an E-Vehicle (i.e....Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

Södra Älvsborg Fire & Rescue Service (SERF) has conducted, in collaboration with the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, scientific studies on the basis of reported and documented experiences from almost ten years’ practical implementation of the of the Cutting Extinguishing Concept (CEC) or methodology in firefighting operations. SERF was commissioned by the Swedish Rescue...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

The first paper examines the value of a statistical life (VSL) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims.
The second paper concerns hypothetical bias in contingent valuation (CV) studies. We investigate the link between the determinants and empirical treatment of uncertainty through certainty calibration.
The third paper investigates the performance of two communication...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

The Swedish Rescue Services are migrating from an incident report system to a fully-fledged incident learning system. The migration process has been studied under the lenses of organizational learning theories, to identify challenges that can offer advice for future system migration projects. The objectives expressed by the central agency leading the studied migration process aimed at...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

Co-location as a form of network governance is a way of organizing response teams when responding to an emergency situation. At the ‘Safety house’ in the province of Jämtland in Sweden main emergency response actors and supporting actors work together in a shared physical place in order to facilitate the process of cooperation and joint decision making. In order to identify the strengths,...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

A new trend in emergency response systems (ERS) is to create new forms of collaboration, for example, by involving new resources in response operations, in order to compensate for the limited number of professional resources. However, the fact that the new resources may come from different organizational contexts and social sectors creates new challenges which directly affect information...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

Test and evaluation of 3D location tracking systems in GPS-denied environments, of commercially-off-the-shelf systemsRead more...

Coordinator:
Singapore
Contact us to find out how you can help support first responders
randomness