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Description:

Collaborative project between the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) and the Knowledge Centre of Disaster Medicine (KcKM) where the aim was to produce an "Instructor Course in Rescue at large tågkrascher" (train the trainer) with the goal of creating an effective team work within / between emergency response personnel and pre-hospital care.
Consequences for Passengers...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Status:
Under research
Description:

The aim with the study was to investigate the consequences of train crashes on passengers, focusing on factors of importance in the crash and post-crash phases. The specific aims were: (I) to identify the historical development and magnitude of passenger train disasters globally on various continents and countries, (II, III) to identify injury panorama and injury objects in two train crashes...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Description:

Development project that is based on research, for example "Occupant casualties in bus and coach traffic
-Injury and crash mechanisms". The project was a cooperation between MSB and an authority that works with welfare. Regular update. Only in Swedish....Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Status:
Under research
Description:

The aim with the study was to describe bus and coach occupants’ injuries, crash and injury mechanisms generated in a traffic environment based on data from the medical sector. Additional aims were to investigate the injury reducing effect of a 3-point belt, the effect of cross-winds, and crucial factors in the emergency- and rescue response.

The portion relevant to first responders...Read more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Status:
Under research
Description:

Safety in emergency response to accidents involving gas vehiclesRead more...

Coordinator:
Sweden
Status:
Under research
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
Status:
Under research
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
Status:
Under research
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
Status:
Under research
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
Status:
Under research
Description:
No project description available.
Coordinator:
United Kingdom
Status:
In progress
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