Draeger Safety UK Ltd
In law enforcement, there’s no room for error. That’s why authorities the world over turn to Dräger. The accuracy and quality of Dräger equipment gives police the reliability they need to protect themselves and the public they serve.
Alcohol and Drugs Screening Devices
Dräger’s alcohol and drugs screening devices, masks, filters and communication systems have helped police identify law breakers, defuse confrontations and bring evidence to court. Over many years, chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear (CBRN) staff and confined space entry specialists have come to appreciate and rely on Dräger apparatus such as gas tight suits and thermal imaging equipment, thanks to its user-friendly design and reliability.
And when it comes to alcohol and drug screening, accuracy and quality control is key to ensuring that the equipment delivers reliable results and stands up in court. That’s why with a lot of police forces in the world using Dräger equipment, the company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in this field.
Law Enforcement Officers Breathe Easy with Dräger
Law Enforcement professionals working in the CBRN arena, or those working in confined space and forensics, rely every single day on Dräger to provide reliable and trustworthy equipment.
From one day to the next they may face anything from assailants with spray cans to the contents of unclaimed packages, so police force personnel need tight protection against harm.
Gas Detection Equipment
With that in mind, Dräger produces a range of products which includes breathing apparatus, emergency escape devices and gas tight suits – all of which ensure the safety of law enforcement personnel. Also, when it comes to determining all the imaginable combinations of gas dangers, Dräger offers an extensive range of gas detection equipment to protect law enforcement workers.
In addition, the renowned Dräger Tubes do short term measurements in soil, water and air investigations as well as technical gas analysis. Approximately 500 different substances can be measured with Dräger Tubes.
Practice Made Perfect
As every professional knows, you’re only as good as your training regime. Dräger seminars and facilities help keep officers of all ranks at the peak of their abilities.
Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Founded in 1889, the Dräger Group is currently present in more than 190 countries and has approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. It has sales and service subsidiaries in over 40 countries, with development and production facilities based in the UK, Germany, Sweden, South Africa, the USA, Brazil, the Czech Republic and China.
Its guiding principle and mission is ‘Technology for Life’. Wherever Dräger products are deployed – in military systems and technologies, law enforcement and emergency services, oil and gas mining or general industry – they protect, support and save lives.
Dräger in the UK consists of two separate divisions, with the Medical Division in Hemel Hempstead and the Safety Division in Blyth. The Safety Division, Draeger Safety UK Ltd., offers its customers across a wide range of industries complete hazard management solutions, with a special focus on personal safety and mobile gas detection systems, respiratory protection, firefighting equipment, professional diving gear, as well as drug and alcohol testing equipment.
Draeger Safety UK Ltd. employs almost 400 people in Blyth and across the UK from its network of Safety Centres, and is responsible for:
- Manufacturing all Dräger’s compressed air breathing apparatus and some of the fire and gas detection products
- R&D – design and improvement of Dräger’s compressed air breathing apparatus
- International marketing of Blyth manufactured product using the worldwide Dräger sales network and some direct international selling through Dräger sales agents
- Sales, marketing and service in the UK of all Dräger Safety products and for fire and gas detection in the Middle East
For more information about Dräger products in the law enforcement arena and to find out more about training please visit www.draeger.com