Safeguarding Fire Standard Consultation

Safeguarding Fire Standard

Closing date of consultation: Friday 1 October 2021

A draft Safeguarding Fire Standard is now open for consultation. This has been developed with expert input from the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) Safeguarding Committee and is underpinned by the NFCC Safeguarding Guidance for Children, Young People and Adults.

How to participate  

For the purposes of this consultation, you are provided with a consultation pack which contains the following: 

  • The proposed Safeguarding Fire Standard
  • A copy of the consultation questions (allows you to prepare your response in advance before entering your answers online)

Consultation pack

You will be asked to provide your name, role, organisation and email address in case of any technical issues or if we need to contact you to clarify anything about your response. 

It is not mandatory to respond to all of the questions in the survey; you are welcome to only complete those areas that you have an interest or expertise in. 

When you are ready, please start the survey

What happens after the consultation has closed?

All the consultation responses will be considered in September 2021. Should any responses result in significant revisions to the Fire Standard, a further consultation may be initiated.

Following this, the Fire Standard will undergo a quality assurance process before the final Fire Standard is proposed to the Fire Standards Board for approval.

If you have any questions about the consultation process please email [email protected]

Considerations and Notes

Hyperlinks to places within this draft Fire Standard, or to other sections of guidance may not currently function; this will be addressed at point of publication. 

Any illustrations are not currently in high-definition, to allow for email limitations; this will be addressed at point of publication.