Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA News

Dräger Provides PARAT 5550 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 the UK, with 213,464 being fires. Fire related fatalities totalled 401 and there were 5113 non-fatal fire related casualties requiring hospital treatment. The London Fire Brigade is the first in the UK to carry the PARAT 5550 to protect members...

Intersec 2019 to focus on government regulations and infrastructure investment as key drivers for fire safety industry

The Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market will see solid growth over the next six years, with new government regulations around life safety and fire protection along with large-scale infrastructure investment among the key market drivers. A November 2018 report by analysts 6Wresearch estimates the Middle East market for firefighting systems, fire detection & alarm systems, and emergency exit & lighting, will be worth US$3 billion by 2024, growing at...

Saudi Safety & Security international exhibition and forum to return in 2016

The 2016 event will focus on industrial security, associated with safety & security protection of industrial facilities & assets Saudi Arabia’s leading security, fire and safety workshop and exhibition will return in 2016. The Saudi Safety & Security Forum and Exhibition 2016 will be taking place from the 16-18 May at The Dhahran International Exhibitions Center, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 2016 welcomes a rebranded SSS, including new logos and branded...

National Process Innovation Award goes to Draeger Safety UK

Draeger Safety manufactures a wide range of PPE's for fire and emergency services Draeger Safety manufactures and supplies a wide variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use throughout the fire, rescue and emergency services as well as petrochem, oil and gas, utilities, law enforcement and all areas of general industry. When making their decision, the judges liked the fact that process improvement is a task that never ends within Draeger, and the company was able t...

Snowdon climb displays tests of fitness, determination, and Draegers’s breathing apparatus

Despite facing severe weather and harsh terrain, the climbing team made its victory at Snowdown Awe-inspiring, exhilarating and challenging, a recent Snowdon climb in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity and Help for Heroes was a test of fitness, determination and, unusually, Draeger breathing apparatus. Wearing the latest Draeger PSS7000 breathing apparatus complete with the PSS Bodyguard 7000 and FPS 7000 face mask, the fire fighters used 6.8L 300 bar cylinders in both twin and...

DraegerMan Statuette goes to BA instructor Neil Hodson

David Pollard (L) giving award to BA instructor Neil Hodson(R)  The award ceremony formed part of the 2009 International Fire Training Centre Annual Awards held at Durham Tees Valley Airport in April, 2010. David Pollard, Regional Sales Manager for Draeger, presented Neil Hodson, BA Instructor at Biggin Hill Airport, with a prestigious DraegerMan Statuette in honour of the Best Breathing Apparatus Instructor Award. The ceremony formed part of the 2009 International Fire...

Draeger introduces its latest gas detection technology at Interschutz 2010

Draeger's New gas detector isdesigned for single-handed operation in tough industrial environments Designed with the utmost safety in mind, the Draeger X-am 5600 features gas inlets on both the top and front to ensure reliable warning of a hazard, even if a gas inlet is accidentally covered. This smallest portable gas detector gained lot of attention at Interschutz 2010. The new Draeger X-am 5600 is believed to be the smallest portable gas detection instrument f...

X-zone 5000: a new portable gas detection system from Draeger

Draeger's X-Zone ushers in a new era in gas detection technology Transportable gas detection has entered a new era with the launch of the Draeger X-zone 5000 wireless monitoring unit. Easily positioned and providing clear alarms, these robust, waterproof units ensure increased levels of safety by detecting and communicating the presence of a wide range of toxic, combustible and explosive gases over longer distances. Bringing Zone 0 ATEX performance, longer sensor life, en...

Draeger webinar to discuss impact of fire related toxic gas hazards

Draeger webinar will discuss impact of gases like HCN and CO on fire fighters Two experienced firefighters will conduct the webinar. Captain Rick Rochford is a 26-year veteran of the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department, and Anthony Toro is a veteran firefighter involved in an HCN/CO exposure case. Modern technology and the increasing use of synthetic materials has changed the way that fire burns, making it more toxic, much hotter and with faster flashovers. As a result...

Draeger exhibits new fire equipment at International Fire and Rescue Show

Along with products Draeger will also offer its training courses Draeger's extensive range of personal escape systems, portable gas detection equipment and diagnostic equipment for non-invasive drug and alcohol testing will be on display at the Fire Rescue International 2010.   New firefighting helmets, self-contained breathing apparatus, thermal imaging cameras and chemical protection suits will be unveiled by Draeger at this year's show. As well...

Draeger to exhibit its lightweight and ergonomic VFR Pro firefighter helmet at FDIC 2010

Draegor VFR Pro helmets are designed for both comfort and per formance Designed for both comfort and performance, the Draeger VFR Pro is believed to be the lightest helmet to meet EN443: 2008-B. Lightweight, rugged and comfortable to wear, the ergonomic Draeger VFR Pro Helmet is designed for use in firefighting, industrial, marine, offshore and military applications. Available in two versions to suit the needs of high heat environments such as those found...

Drägerwerk, maker of mechanical ventilation, holds annual accounts press conference 2010

Mechanical ventilation provider Drägerwerk is aiming at increasing its savings in 2010 Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA turnaround programme has already saved around EUR 45 million in 2009. Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA took important steps towards increasing efficiency, lowering costs and boosting net sales in fiscal year 2009 with the help of its turnaround program. Order intake in 2009 went up by 2.9 percent (net of currency effects) to EUR 1,978.3 milli...

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