In 2017 a number of participating organisations showcased their work in this area including:
British Transport Police (BTP) is the national specialist police force for the railway in England, Scotland and Wales.
Our job is to keep the travelling public and people who work on the railway safe. We keep more than 6 million people and 400,000 tonnes of freight safe and secure every day.
We are experts in our field, including counter terrorism and armed policing in a rail environment. Our specialism makes us a vital player in the growing rail industry, keeping us at the cutting edge of modern policing.
The Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College (EPC) is the UK’s national authority on resilience and crisis management. It designs, develops and delivers training courses, advisory services and a range of emergency exercises.
Currently operating in 19 countries cross the globe, the EPC supports the learning and development of some 7,000 individuals each year.
As part of the Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS), the EPC also supports the writing of standards and doctrine, research and white papers that benefit the emergency management community. As such, the EPC has a unique insight into emergency management at the national-strategic and central government level.
Chief Fire Officers Association Research and Development
CFOA, the professional voice of the UK Fire and Rescue Service are creating a UK wide Research and Development capability. The UK R&D team’s aim is to establish a programme that supports the UK Fire and Rescue Service and its partners to deliver a resilient function that can investigate, develop & assess proven and robust solutions. We work closely with CAST and other research partners and link with CFOA National Procurement to ensure solutions are based on sound research, development, & evaluation; improving safety for firefighters and members of the public, whilst reducing duplication and cost.
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service make life safer for everyone in Hampshire. They are there when emergencies happen. The service work with communities to educate people to take the right action to reduce the risk of fires and other incidents. Over the last decade the service have reduced the number of fires to half the level of ten years ago.
As a modern service they aim to be even more relevant to the lives of people in Hampshire as an innovative, nationally recognised organisation working to provide an exceptional service across a range of activities to our communities.