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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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Fire Investigation Fire Standard
Fire Investigation Fire Standard
Safeguarding Fire Standard
Safeguarding Fire Standard
Community Risk Management Planning Fire Standard
Community Risk Management Planning Fire Standard
Code of Ethics Fire Standard
Code of Ethics Fire Standard
Operational Response Fire Standards
Operational Response Fire Standards
Emergency Response Driving Fire Standard
Emergency Response Driving Fire Standard
Fire Standards Board’s Aim
Fire Standards Board’s Aim

News

Leadership and People Fire Standards consultations are now open
The Fire Standards Board is pleased to announce that the two Leadership and People Fire Standards: Leading the Service and Leading and Developing People, are out for consultation and have been shared with services and all stakeholders. Both fire standards have been developed to bring clarity about leadership roles and to establish expectations of leaders in leading their service and…
Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Fire Standard Published

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) has announced the launch of the eleventh professional Fire Standard; Emergency Preparedness and Resilience. The Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Fire Standard focuses on ensuring fire and rescue service are prepared to respond to major incidents and large-scale emergencies or disruptive challenges (emergencies). One of the desired outcomes of the Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Fire Standard is that services…

The Fire Standards Board has announced the launch of its tenth professional Fire Standard; fire investigation

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) has announced the launch of the tenth professional Fire Standard; Fire Investigation. The Fire Investigation Fire Standard focuses on ensuring fire and rescue services (FRS) deliver effective, efficient and valid fire investigations into the origin, cause and development of fire.  One of the desired outcomes of the Fire Investigation Fire Standard is that services will…

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