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November 23, 2009

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Consultation – Fire safety- National Occupational Standards under review

Fire and rescue services in both the public and private sector, plus those practitioners responsible for fire safety in the workplace, act tirelessly to create safer communities, so it is important to ensure that the individuals who work within these environments are equipped with the right skills, at the right levels, to enable them to be productive, effective and efficient.The NOS are reviewed at timely intervals to take account of changes in the sector, current or emerging legislation, and new approaches to NOS development. New draft NOS are now available for comment from those working in the area. The purpose of this consultation is to give UK fire and rescue sector regulators, fire safety practitioners, and key stakeholders the opportunity to provide their feedback on the NOS.The consultation is being run by Skills for Justice and closes on 18 December. The proposals are at

Fire Safety in 2023 eBook

SHP's sister site, IFSEC Insider has released its annual Fire Safety Report for 2023, keeping you up to date with the biggest news and prosecution stories from around the industry.

Chapters include important updates such as the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 and an overview of the new British Standard for the digital management of fire safety information.

Plus, explore the growing risks of lithium-ion battery fires and hear from experts in disability evacuation and social housing.

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