• Voluntary fire fighters are safeguarding your future

    Voluntary fire fighters are safeguarding your future

    Voluntary fire fighters need constant development. Voluntary fire fighters prevent accidents, put out fires, rescue victims and promote emergency planning. They need many skills that enable them to carry out rescue missions quickly, safely and with minimum damage to property.

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  • Hot work licence is a safety training certificate

    Hot work licence is a safety training certificate

    The number of fires caused by hot work accidents has seen a significant decrease since the previous century. This is the result of the systematic training activities.

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The Finnish National Rescue Association SPEK is a national, non-profit expert organisation in fire and rescue services, individual emergency planning and civil protection. SPEK works actively to improve the safety of our homes and our society in everyday life and in emergency conditions.

SPEK’s goal is a safe society. The objective of our work is to help people and organisations to prevent accidents and dangerous situations, to take the appropriate precautionary measures and to know what to do in emergencies.

We promote protection of people, property and the environment from the risks caused by accidents and disasters. SPEK also develops the fire and rescue field, preparedness and civil defence.

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  • Compatibility of fire safety systems is important part of safety

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    Fire prevention technology may significantly improve the fire safety of buildings. There are many great equipment configurations that communicate with each other. It is also important for the operation and maintenance of fire safety systems that the users and maintenance personnel are competent. Specialists in fire prevention technology remind us that the equipment needs to be compatible and that it requires regular maintenance to maintain safety.