Staffing and employment

Requests relating to staff numbers, structure charts, staff training, health and safety of staff, terms and conditions.

Change of rota

Received: 

Saturday, 9 November, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 2 December, 2019

Request detail: 

I would like to make a freedom of information request.

Does your service have a formal system that allows uniformed operational staff swap shifts. For example a firefighter who is due to work a Saturday can swap his work day with a firefighter who is rostered off?

if so, does your service record these swaps and keep a running tally of the swaps for the individuals?

Sight impaired

Received: 

Thursday, 10 October, 2019

Responded: 

Thursday, 31 October, 2019

Request detail: 

Please can you provide the following information.

For the last three calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018.

The number and % of all employees who are registered as severely sight impaired (blind) or sight impaired (partially sighted including any who have left in year.

Bariatrics

Received: 

Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 21 October, 2019

Request detail: 

Hi there, 

I've seen a similar FOI request to another fire service and would like to get the relevant information from SFRS. 

Would you please be able to provide a yearly breakdown from 2014, to 2019, of how many incidents involving obese patients the fire service has been called out to each year.

In relation to the first question, would you also be able to state what makes an incident become classed under the obese category. 

If you could return this information to me via this email that would be much appreciated. 

Recruitment

Received: 

Sunday, 22 September, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 21 October, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Sir/Madam,

This as a Freedom of Information Reqeust about firefighter recruitment. We are seeking to establish the ratio of applications to vacancies for whole time fire fighters.

The last time your fire service recruited whole time (full time) firefighters, how many vacancies were there and how many applications did you receive?

Did you fill all the whole time firefighter vacancies?

Training for Wholetime Firefighters

Received: 

Friday, 20 September, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 21 October, 2019

Request detail: 

Please treat this as a request for information under the Freedom of Infomration Act 2000.

How long (in weeks) is your basic or initial training package for new wholetime firefighter recruits?

If there is any confusion over the phrase "basic or initial training" please indicate the amount of time it normally takes to train a new, wholetime firefighter recruits to the point where they can attend operational emergency calls

Firefighter Suicides

Received: 

Thursday, 12 September, 2019

Responded: 

Tuesday, 1 October, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Sir/Madam,

This is a freedom of information request to assess the number of suicides among serving and former firefighters. Firefighter refers to anyone who was, or had previously been an operational frontline firefighter.

Please can you provide the number of your firefighters who have committed suicide each year since 1988, or as far back as the service has records. If the service has merged, please provide data for its constituent services prior to the merger.

Second Jobs

Received: 

Monday, 9 September, 2019

Responded: 

Thursday, 26 September, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Sir/Madam,

How many of your firefighters have registered second jobs?

What are those jobs?

How many of your firefighters have not registered second jobs?

Please treat this as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Rank/Management Ratios

Received: 

Wednesday, 4 September, 2019

Responded: 

Thursday, 26 September, 2019

Request detail: 

This is a request for information under the Freedom if Information Act 2000, seeking to establish the ratio of rank and file firefighters to more senior staff within your fire service and how that has changed over time.

Please list the number of people employed by your service (including whole time, part time and retained), broken down by rank or equivalent role*, as at the 6th April 2019, 2009 and 1999**.

Where possible, please provide the information by completing the table below:

 

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