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Report on the results of
XIV International Exhibition Forum
Protection Technologies/FireTech-2015

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.XIV International Exhibition Forum “Protection Technologies/FireTech-2015”, the leading event for Ukraine in the field of civil protection, industrial and fire safety, was held on the 22nd - 25th of September. The participants of the exhibition part of the event are toward 80 companies, which are Ukrainian producers and representatives of foreign companies.

Forum was organized by the State Service of Ukraine on Emergencies, International Exhibition Centre by support of the Association “Technogenic Safety and Population Civil Protection”.

The purpose of the event is a demonstration of the best achievements of leading domestic and foreign manufacturers in the field of fire prevention activity, technogenic and industrial safety, rescue equipment, means for the personal and collective protection for their further use in improvement of logistical support of all units of responding agencies on emergencies in Ukraine and directly in the zone of anti - terror operation on the east of the country.

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.The opening ceremony was held in the presence of the special guests and representatives of 98 accredited mass media. After the opening ceremony the Secretary of national security and defensive of Ukraine Council Oleksandr Turchynov overviewed the exposition of “Protection Technologies/FireTech - 2015” and took a close look at the newest technologies, which were developed and presented by the participants of the exhibition event. Also the Head of State Emergencies Service of Ukraine Oleg V. Averyanov visited the exhibition and events of the business program of forum.

Due to the forum execution in a single format together with XII International specialized exhibition “Arms and Security” it was held not just an exhibition event but scale business - and scientific event devoted to the full range of issues of security of the State. The importance of the event and its actuality for the country and for everybody was shown by an appreciable quantity of exposition visitors – more than 13000 specialists, including 4500 visitors of the exposition of “Protection Technologies/FireTech - 2015” (Canada, Lithuania, Turkey, Iraq, Netherlands, China, Poland, Italy, Germany, Korea, Thailand, Azerbaijan, Spain and Ukraine):

Visitors profile

Quantity, %

Specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of security systems and systems of the emergencies early detection

15,8

Specialists on safety engineering, occupational safety and environment, capital construction and industry supply

24,4

Representatives of trade and intermediary organizations

16,3

Representatives of other government and commercial institutions

6,6

Managerial personnel and staff of the state, municipal, rescue services and public organizations' services

7,5

Departments' staff of the State Service of Ukraine on Emergencies and their regional divisions.

17,6

Representatives of the regional administrations and central government authorities

11,8

Such a large number of visitors shows the active position of citizens in the sphere of individual and collective protection both at work and in everyday life. This is because in all developed countries of the world one of the most important indicators of the level of development and safety of the enterprise is the status of fire safety systems, occupational health and safety.

The Forum program consisted of many informative, educational, research and practice seminars and conferences. As part of the exhibition the Institute of State Management in the Sphere of Civil Protection held the 17th All Ukrainian Research and Practical Conference of Rescuers “Modern status of civil protection in Ukraine: prospects and way into the European space”, where the participants discussed issues of reforming the system of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine and technical regulations in the sphere of civil protection in terms of adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to European standards, efficient training in civil protection and considered the actual problems of population and territories protection from emergencies and their solutions, etc.

The round table “Investigation of fires. The current status and prospects of development” was held by the scientists of Ukrainian Research Institute of Civil Protection. The participants discussed the prospects of further operation of pilot testing laboratories of territorial bodies of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the direction of the investigation of fires. They analyzed the contradictions which are found in the existing regulation documents on the activities relating to the study of fires, and possible solutions to this problem, etc.

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.Noteworthy is also the other event of the business program of the XIV International Exhibition Forum “Protection Technologies/FireTech - 2015” – Scientific - Practical Conference “Standardization is the basis of Ukraine's European future”. The importance of the conference mostly caused by the necessity of cooperation between the subjects of standardization for the successful implementation of the conditions of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. The conference was opened by Deputy Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Oleg V. Averyanov. The conference was held with the support and participation of:
Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Maxim E. Nefedov
Head of the subcommittee on Entrepreneurship and regulatory of Committee of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship Gennady G. Krivoshey
International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.and representatives of other organizations:
non-governmental organization “Council of technical committees of standardization of Ukraine”
Ukrainian Quality Association
National Standards Body of Ukraine
Ukrainian Association “Ukrelektrokabel”
Public Union “International Organization of Civil Protection of Ukraine”
All Ukrainian non-governmental organization “Union of Ukrainian consumers”
Administration of Market Surveillance of the State Inspectorate of Ukraine on issues of consumers' rights protection, etc.

Participants of the Exhibition Forum also held their own events. For example, the Association “Technogenic Safety and Population Civil Protection” (Ukraine) organized scientific and practical seminars on a topics “Information and psychological preparation of the population for social and military emergencies” and “Special aspects of the implementation of the automated centralized alarm systems at the territory of the anti - terrorist operation”. The importance of the events mostly caused by the necessity of proper technical support for operational implementation of mobilization measures and the lack of adequate information and psychological preparation of the population to activity in emergencies.

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.During the seminar of “Promyslova Bezpeka” LLC (Ukraine) everyone could get to learn about the foreign experience of evaluating the risk of fire occurrence. And the issues of the practical recommendations of industrial fire prevention were discussed during the forum, which was organized by the magazine “Ohorona pratsi i pozhezhna bezpeka” of Publishing House "MEDIA PRO" (Ukraine).

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.Within a framework of the XIV International Exhibition Forum “Protection Technologies/Firetech - 2015” the winners of three competitions were awarded:
- All Ukrainian competition of professionals on occupational and fire safety “Occupational safety - 2015”. Organizer is the magazine “Ohorona pratsi i pozhezhna bezpeka”;
- XII Competition for the best fire protection and rescue products in the sphere of civil, fire and technogenic safety. Organizer is the State Certification Centre of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine;
- II Competition of inventive and innovative projects in the field of civil protection, fire and technological safety. Organizer is Ukrainian Research Institute of Civil Protection.

The exposition was presented in several thematic areas: “Fire safety of building, constructions and areas”, “Technical equipping of the fire and rescue squads”, “Individual protection means”, “Labour protection and industrial safety”, “Nuclear and radiation safety”, etc.

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.Today, the growth of practical significance of the Forum “Protection Technologies/Firetech - 2015” due to the scale and specificity of the negative influence of a large number of hazards. There are both natural, which are increasing because of global climate changes, and technogenic, caused by imperfection of technologic processes of many branches of industry, and insufficient budgeting for the implementation of modern security tools.

Surely all this requires the persistent improvement of material and technical supplying of all units of responding agencies on emergencies. For this exhibition on fire and industrial safety annually demonstrates the best achievements of leading domestic and foreign developers and manufacturers in the field of fire prevention activity, technogenic safety, occupational safety means, rescue equipment and means for the personal and collective protection.

International Exhibition Forum Protection Technologies/FireTech '2015 photos.In general, at the XIV International Exhibition Forum “Protection Technologies/FireTech - 2015” were presented products of about 150 trademarks from 18 countries (companies - representatives of foreign manufacturers accounted for fourth of all the participants of the Forum). Among them are such companies as “Atemluft - Gas Technika”, “Webcom”, “D - 33”, “Intertrade - Ukraine”, “Kapitel - Dnepr”, “Post - 01”, “Soldata - Ukraine”, “Star Technology”, “Status - S” and others.

New developments were exhibited by manufacturers also: “Vyshnovoe shoe factory”, “Gidrostyle”, “Marko Ltd”, “Meta”, “Ozon S”, “Pirena”, “Promenergoremont”, “Real”, “Spicard”, “Stal - M”, “Talan”, “Tent Module”, “Kharkovsky Mechanical Plant” and others.

It is worth noting that almost all the companies - exhibitors were satisfied with established business contacts during the Forum's working days, that indicates about the high level of professionalism of the visitors' audience.

The abovementioned facts confirm once again the high level of interest of experts to novelties and innovative solutions in the field of fire prevention activity, technogenic and industrial safety, rescue equipment, means for the personal and collective protection, labour protection.
See you at the XV International Exhibition Forum “Protection Technologies/FireTech - 2016”!