n February 11-13, 2019 six trainees from Liepaja international airport (Latvia) passed annual training on the program “Pressure-fed fuel fire drills. Human performance, including team coordination”. Such skills as work in conditions unsuitable for breathing, invisible area and high temperature were worked out at specific facilities. This kind of training is very useful for fire-fighters working at airports.
Training of Latvian colleagues
A group of Latvian fire-fighters from Ventspils nafta terminals (VNT) passed training at the iRT centre on the program “Fire-fighting at oil, oil products and gas storage objects” from 29 October to 02 November, 2018. Latvian colleagues showed a great psychological and physical readiness for fire-fighting in case of emergencies. Cooperation with VNT started in 2012 and is successfully continuing.
Liepaja International Airport representatives (Latvia) annually pass practical training on the Centre’s special aircraft facilities to improve their skills on fire-extinguishing on board the plane. In February 5-7, 2018 6 representatives of the team memorized their theoretical knowledge and successfully used it during practice.
Six representatives of Liepaja International Airport of the Republic of Latvia passed practical training on the operative-tactics field of the Centre according to the program “Pressure-fed fuel fire drills. Human performance, including team coordination”. This is the second group of airport experts from Latvia, which have been trained on this program in 2018.