ON JUSTIFICATION OF QUALITY INDICATORS AND METHODS OF THEIR EVALUATION OF SPECIAL FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

  • V. Prisyajnyuk Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection
  • S. Semychayevsky Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection
  • M. Yakimenko Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection
  • M. Osadchuk Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection
Keywords: firefighter's protective footwear, firefighter's protective clothing, firefighter's helmet, firefighter's protective gloves, evaluation methods, helmet, quality indicators, special protective equipment of the firefighter.

Abstract

During the elimination of emergencies, fires and their consequences, units of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine work in a specific environment, which is due to adverse factors affecting them. Fire hazards are manifestations that cause or may lead to burns, poisoning by volatile combustion products or injury or death, causing material and other damage. Dangerous factors of fire include: fever, smoke, deterioration of the gas environment.

To date, a number of different (both in terms of technical characteristics and type) special protective equipment is used to perform the tasks assigned by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, which may not always protect the firefighter from the effects of certain dangerous factors that occur in a fire. The current national standards in Ukraine set only the minimum technical requirements for such equipment, which are insufficient to identify substandard products that fall into the equipment of these units. Therefore, in order to prevent the use of such low-quality protective equipment, it is necessary to study all possible risks and dangers that arise during emergency response by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine and develop reasonable requirements for special protective equipment and appropriate test methods.

The above determines the relevance of the study aimed at implementing in Ukraine modern requirements for quality indicators of special protective equipment for firefighters, methods and procedures for their evaluation. This is necessary to implement the requirements of the Technical Regulations for construction products, buildings and structures in order to ensure the safety of rescue teams during firefighting.

In order to assist in solving this problem at the Institute of Public Administration and Research on Civil Protection by order of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine plans to conduct research on "Substantiation of quality indicators and methods of assessing special protective equipment firefighter" (topic code: Protective equipment - indicators quality "), which will develop a draft national standard of Ukraine, which sets requirements for quality indicators of special protective equipment for firefighters, methods and procedures for their evaluation.

Author Biographies

V. Prisyajnyuk, Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection

Head of the Department

S. Semychayevsky, Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection

Senior Researcher

M. Yakimenko, Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection

Researcher

M. Osadchuk, Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection

Researcher

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Published
2021-03-26
How to Cite
PrisyajnyukV., SemychayevskyS., YakimenkoM., & OsadchukM. (2021). ON JUSTIFICATION OF QUALITY INDICATORS AND METHODS OF THEIR EVALUATION OF SPECIAL FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT. Municipal Economy of Cities, 1(161), 290-295. Retrieved from https://khg.kname.edu.ua/index.php/khg/article/view/5749