Fire safety

Requests relating to fire safety at work, fire safety in the home and in the community.

RRO

Received: 

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019

Responded: 

Thursday, 23 May, 2019

Request detail: 

As per the Freedom of Information Act I wish to request the following information:-

1)            The number of prosecutions/convictions for offences under Article 32 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for the period between 1 October 2006- March 31 2009.

2)            The number of acquittals for offences under Article 32 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for the period between 2006-2009.

Fire Safety & Hotels

Received: 

Monday, 1 October, 2018

Responded: 

Monday, 29 October, 2018

Request detail: 

Hello, I’d like to submit this FOI request and would be grateful if you could look into it.

**The term “hotel” is used here to describe a licenced business accommodating guests overnight. (please advise if this term does not match up with the way your records are kept under your section 16 duties to advise and assist requesters and let me know a suitable alternative)

1)    Please can you tell me how many fire safety inspections were carried out by your fire authority on hotels in the financial years:

a.       2014-15

b.       2015-16

c.       2016-17

Fire Safety

Received: 

Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

Responded: 

Monday, 10 September, 2018

Request detail: 

I request disclosure of information under the freedom of information act.

1.       Please could you state the total number of recorded Fatal Fires involving Telecare call handling issues during each of the last 5 financial years (2013/14, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018). If it is possible within the cost and time limit, please could you provide some detail on the Telecare handling issues identified by the brigade in each fatal fire.

Fire Safety - officers, audits, enforcement notices

Received: 

Wednesday, 6 June, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

Request detail: 

How many fire safety officers have you employed for each of the last five years?

How much has this cost the authority in each of the last five years?

How many fire safety audits have you completed over each of the last five years?
Of these how many resulted in improvement and enforcement notices?

Waking watch

Received: 

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

Responded: 

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

Request detail: 

Could you please detail how many buildings in your area are subject to a watching wake or fire watch? 

Please detail whether they are owned by private landlords or the local authority. What type of buildings are they, domestic, commercial etc?

Please disclose the same figure for this time last year? 

Please disclose the exact duties that the fire watch covers and why the decision was made to make use of a waking watch. 

What is the cost of this service?

Smoke Alarms

Received: 

Monday, 12 March, 2018

Responded: 

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018

Request detail: 

The number of battery powered smoke alarms have your brigade fitted in the years Jan 2016-2017 / 2017-2018

The number of battery powered smoke alarms were returned faulty that were fitted in those years.

The type of alarms your brigade are fitting ie: 10 years alarms or replacement battery alarms

Have you a dedicated team  to install the smoke alarms  or your fire crews when they carry out there Home  Safety Checks

Dangers in the home - statistics

Received: 

Thursday, 1 February, 2018

Responded: 

Tuesday, 2 January, 2018

Request detail: 

To highlight the dangers [in the home] we need the statistical answers to the questions in the attached excel document. Please can you insert your answers into the attached excel document and return the completed excel document to us.

Inspections and Notices

Received: 

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Responded: 

Friday, 7 July, 2017

Request detail: 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information:

  1. For 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (to date), please break down by year:

a. The number of on site inspections of premises carried out by fire service personnel

b. The number of specialist fire safety inspectors (not fire station firefighters) in post

c. The numbers of "Alterations Notices" served by the fire authority in respect of major works proposed on any tower block

Fire Safety

Received: 

Thursday, 23 June, 2016

Responded: 

Friday, 8 July, 2016

Request detail: 

Please can you provide the following information under FOI for your fire and rescue service:

1. How many premises where subject to a fire safety audit in 2015/16

2. in how many premises was a deficiency under article 9 (1) (The responsible person must make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to which relevant persons are exposed for the purpose of identifying the general fire precautions he needs to take to comply with the requirements and prohibitions imposed on him by or under this Order) identified

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