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PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

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The Fire Standards Board has been set up to oversee the identification, organisation, development and maintenance of professional Standards for fire and rescue services in England.

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Excellent response to the consultation on an Emergency Response Driver Fire Standard
The Fire Standards Board’s consultation on its first proposed Fire Standard focused on the important area of emergency response driving.   The Board appreciated the input of almost 80 organisations and individuals who responded providing comments on the draft Fire Standard and the underpinning training framework.  In addition, this first consultation provided helpful insight into how well the Fire Standard development…
Emergency Response Driver Standard consultation launched
The first Fire Standard is now out for consultation. In an important step forward for blue light driving, the emergency response driver standard provides fire and rescue services with the framework to ensure they are fully compliant with legislation. The emergency response driver standard applies to all fire and rescue employees who drive using blue lights and claim legal exemptions.…

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