Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
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Neil Pedersen is Co-founder and CEO of International Road Rescue and Trauma Consultancy Ltd (IRRTC).

Trench rescue: low-frequency but high-hazard incidents

Trench rescue incidents thankfully do not occur on a regular basis, but when they do occur, how prepared are our emergency responders in dealing with them? Trench rescues by their nature are very complex and have the potential to rapidly…

Major rail incidents – how prepared are you really?

It is true that rail travel globally is officially the second safest mode of transport behind the airline industry (fatalities per billion passenger kilometres – Source: European Union Agency for Railways), but evidence from many major rail incidents has shown…

Vehicle rescue provision – a new approach to rescue

They say that having a near-death experience can change a person’s perspective and that’s what happened to me. In 2016 whilst on a humanitarian training mission in Tajikistan and travelling along the Pamir highway through the Khorog mountains the vehicle…

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