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Protection Fire Standard goes live

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) has announced the launch of its eighth professional Fire Standard – Protection Alongside the Prevention Fire Standard, this sees completion of Fire Standards covering the three pillars of service delivery for fire and rescue services – Operational Response, Prevention and Protection. Each of the eight Fire Standards aims to help drive continuous improvement across England’s…

Next Fire Standard goes live

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) is delighted to announce the launch of its seventh professional Fire Standard – Prevention. Alongside the Protection Fire Standard, which is due for publication in early September, this sees completion of Fire Standards covering the three pillars of service delivery for fire and rescue services – Operational Response, Prevention and Protection. With Prevention specifically, and…

Driving consistency and improvement in Community Risk Management Planning with the next Fire Standard

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) is delighted to announce the launch of its sixth professional Fire Standard which compliments and builds on those already published this year. The Community Risk Management Planning (CRMP) Fire Standard aims to bring consistency in the way fire services conduct planning and produce their local Community Risk Management Plans. These important plans outline how services…

Fire Protection and Prevention Fire Standard consultations are now open

The Fire Standards Board are pleased to announce the consultations on the Fire Standards for Fire Protection and Prevention are now open. The Board welcome responses from all stakeholders but are particularly keen to ensure all fire and rescue services provide a response on behalf of their service as those directly impacted by the Fire Standards. They also welcome individual…

The first Fire Standards for England have been published

The publication of the first four Fire Standards is a monumental achievement for the sector. These standards and those that follow will form the basis of future inspection judgements by the HMICFRS.  Suzanne McCarthy, Chair of the Fire Standards Board (FSB), commenting on the publication of the first standards said:  “These Fire Standards are the first of a suite of standards that the Fire Standards Board will…

Fire Standards Board to publish the first Fire Standards for England

The first four Fire Standards for fire and rescue services in England are to be published on  www.firestandards.org on 16 February 2021. This is a monumental announcement, building upon and driving professionalism within our sector.   These initial Fire Standards have an operational response focus, outlining what front-line best practice should look like. The standards are about identifying what it is to be prepared, how best to respond and then how to learn and embrace new thoughts and…