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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…

The Fire Standards Board has announced the launch of its ninth professional Fire Standard; Safeguarding

The Safeguarding Fire Standard aims to ensure that fire and rescue services are doing all that they can to support safeguarding. Its desired outcome is that services work proactively to promote the safeguarding of those within their communities as well as employees and volunteers, reducing the risk of abuse, harm and neglect. The standard accompanies the NFCC Safeguarding Guidance for…

Fire Standards Board – what’s coming up in 2022

A further seven Fire Standards are currently in development by the Fire Standards Board. These include Safeguarding; Fire Investigation; Emergency Preparedness and Resilience; and Data, as well as three Leadership Fire Standards. Safeguarding This consultation was completed late 2021 with the results and revised standard being presented to the Fire Standards Board in December. Quality assurance has now been completed…

Emergency Preparedness & Resilience fire Standard consultation is now open

The Fire Standards Board are pleased to announce the next Fire Standard which is shared with services and all stakeholders for consultation. Forming part of the suite of Fire Standards that relate to service delivery, the Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Fire Standard is now open for consultation until 21 February 2022. You can find out how to take part on…

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…