Category Archives: Fire Safety

PROTECTING AN AGEING POPULATION FROM RISK OF FIRE IN THE HOME

Countries Covered: UK
Date: 
2012

The Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) have launched a new National Older Persons Strategy which aims to provide guidance and support to fire and rescue services and their partners to enable them to rise to the challenge of keeping older and more vulnerable members of the community safer from the risk of injury and death as a result of fire in the home.

FIRE FUTURES REPORTS: GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

Countries Covered: UK
Date: 
2011

The Fire Futures Government Response outlines how the Government intends to take forward with the sector the public service reform agenda in the context of fire and rescue services at the local level and in terms of national resilience.

A WHO PLAN FOR BURN PREVENTION AND CARE

Countries Covered: World
Date: 
2008

The plan outlines what WHO would like to promote in terms of: advocacy, policy, data and measurement, research, prevention, health-care services for victims and capacity building. It includes activities that WHO itself commits to undertake in the near future as well what the entire field of burn prevention and control should be accomplishing in the coming decade. The plan is intended to catalyse efforts to improve the scenario for burn prevention and care and so to significantly diminish the burden of death and suffering from burns globally.

CONSULTATION ON FIRE STRATEGY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE 2006 – 2010

Countries Covered: UK
Date: 
2005

The Fire and Rescue Service Strategy for Children and Young People is a five-year high level strategy intended to deliver effective reduction of fire risk and fire crime. It seeks to draw together and build on the strengths of the Service in all these areas. The Strategy aims to ensure excellence in work with children and young people, especially those in deprived communities, supported by effective partnership working and early intervention.