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Annual meeting 2015

Wednesday, 21. October 2015 (All day) to Friday, 30. October 2015 (All day)
Budapest, Hungary

Dear Colleagues,

Please find here the invitation, the program and the registration form of the 2015 meeting of the CTIF Health and rescue commission. The delegations will stay at Radisson Blu Béke Hotel ( price are EUR 95 (double room for one person) and EUR 105 (double room for two persons).

We urge you to return as soon as possible and before September 30th the registration form for the good organization of the meeting. More practical details will besend to each participant upon reception of the registration form.

Best regards.
Col. F.LEVY Secretary of the CTIF Health & rescue commission

Emergency driving, a risk that is always present during turn-outs

This video is a short version of a 90 sekunder documentary from a fatal accident with a fire truck in Sweden July 2012, where two firefighters were killed and three others were injured.

International scientific meeting of the CTIF Health Commission

Thursday, 18. July 2013 (All day)

In the context of international fire fighter competition organized in France from 15 to 21 July 2013, the CTIF Health Commission in partnership with the European Society of Fire fighter Medicine organize a international scientific meeting on 18 of July 2013.

The program for this day is as follows:

9:00 am Opening by the CTIF President and the President of the European Society of fire fighter medicine

9:15 am : 1st Roundtable:

Physical and physiological load of fire fighter in duty, heart and firefighter activity, what are the risks? What is the best sport and physical training for fire fighters without increasing accident related to sports and physical training?

 10:30 am

 11:00 am 2 Roundtable:

 Is there a profile thrive under physiological and missions? Age and sex and operational activities, the role of women and Jung fire fighters in interventions?

 12:30 am Lunch

 02:00 pm Présidency Dr Albarello / Dr Hertgen European society of firefighter medicine

 Toxicology of smoke. Results of the international study RISK on cyanide poisoning in fire victims and fire fighters. Prof. Dr. KOCH Germany

 2:45 p.m. Technique for rapid detection of cyanide Dr Zelder University of Zurich Swizerland

 3: 15 Use of hydroxocobalamine on the ground in case of cyanide poisoning in fire Dr L. TRITSCH SAMU67

 3.45 pm 3 Roundtable: What health support for fire fighters during a fire?

 4.30 pm Conclusions of the scientific meeting: Dr Bassetti Head of the CTIF Health commission and end of the journey