COVID 19

Response Protection Prevention Preparedness Workforce Events

Position statement  

Strategic Intentions

Guidance

 

Frequently Asked Questions

These should be used in tandem with local approaches including Local Resilience Forums and Business Continuity Plans, in line with emerging government advice. The FRS flu pandemic guidance document should also be considered, along with Public Health advice to employers and the public.

Response Protection Prevention
Workforce Preparedness Events and meetings

What’s next?

If the UK moves into ‘mitigate’ phase or escalates its current measures under the delay phase, according to the government’s plan: Emergency services, including the police and fire and rescue services will enact business continuity plans to ensure they are able to maintain a level of service that fulfils their critical functions. This could see fire and rescue services:

  • Maintain emergency Response - (Implement Response Plan).
  • Maintain critical Preparedness activity - (As per Business Continuity Plans).
  • Cease Protection activity – unless significant risk exists which could lead to the loss of life.
  • Cease Prevention activity – unless significant risk exists which could lead to the loss of life.

Updated March 20th 2020