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Dutch Safety Regions Select RescueSim for Incident Command Training

Posted on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 | First Responder & Security

Following an official tender for delivery an installation of a virtual training system, the Safety Regions Kennemerland and Zaanstreek-Waterland have selected RescueSim as their virtual training tool of choice to further enhance their incident command training courses.

The Safety Regions in the Netherlands, 25 in total, represent the interests of the local municipalities with regards to firefighting, emergency response and crisis management, as well as medical assistance for accidents and disasters. They are responsible for management and coordination of public safety.

Both Safety Regions have signed a three year contract with VSTEP and RescueSim will be integrated into their incident command training courses starting June 1st, 2015.

Joost van Ree, VSTEP sales director commented: "The Dutch Safety Regions uphold the highest standards for training of its personnel. We are proud that Rescue Sim has become part of the Kennemerland and Zaanstreek-Waterland Safety Region's training curriculum and is the simulator of choice to assist them in maintaining these high standards for incident command training. RescueSim allows the Safety Regions to create and train any possible incident scenario they may encounter and assess the competencies of all command roles against the required national standards."

Authored by Fiona Greenyer
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