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HMICFRS report on values and culture in fire and rescue services – Fire Standards Board response

The professional standards produced by the Fire Standard Board are designed to assist fire and rescue services in creating cultures which are open, inclusive, and welcoming. The Fire Standards Board (FSB) is strongly committed to supporting the delivery of the very much needed changes and improvements identified by His Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) in their Values and Culture spotlight report. Several of the Report’s recommendations are directed to the FSB.  The Board will work with fire and rescue services and other partners to deliver these as a priority.

Fire Standards Board launch the Leadership and People Fire Standards

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) is delighted to announce the launch of its leadership and people Fire Standards: Both Fire Standards have been developed to support services in strengthening professionalism and leadership at all levels of their organisation, encouraging more positive working environments for the benefit of their people and the community they serve. The &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Fire Standards Board Opens Consultation On Two New Fire Standards

The Fire Standards Board is pleased to announce the next two Fire Standards which are shared with services and all stakeholders for consultation. Forming part of the suite of Fire Standards that relate to service delivery, the Fire Control Fire Standard is now open for consultation. Alongside this, a Fire Standard for Communications, Engagement and Consultation is also open.

Emergency response driving instructor course out for consultation

The NFCC have been working with colleagues in the practitioner’s group, Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG) to develop a course outline for Instructors, with supporting guidance to help services to achieve the Emergency Driving Response Fire Standard, which was published in February 2021.

Revisions to the Protection Fire Standard

Following feedback received from fire and rescue services after its initial publication, an exceptional review has taken place. As a result, revisions to the wording of the Protection Fire Standard have been made. Fire Standards Board approved the minor revisions at its meeting on 9th September.

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