To support the governments approach to the coronavirus (COVID-19) the National Fire Chiefs Council has issued a position statement and FAQs for fire and rescue services and staff. During this period FRS staff should follow advice issued by the health protection agency of their country or administration. For more information please refer to Health Protection ScotlandPublic Health England, Public Health Wales, or Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland for more information.

Advice for first responders is available here. Guidance for employers can be found here.

Guidance on Infections and disease can be found in National Operational Guidance: Operations.

 

We want your opinion on our guidance. Before the reviews start for Subsurface, height, structure and confined spaces, Performing rescues and Water rescue and flooding, we want to know what you think of them. 

Please go to our consultation pages for more information. 

Our developers will be deploying updates to the website on Tuesday 19th November at 16:30. This will necessitate a period of down time between 16:30 and 17:00. 

Apologies for the inconvenience, we will work to ensure the website is available as soon as possible. 

The consultation for the National Operational Guidance Operations review has now commenced. The consultation will be open for six weeks, closing at midday on Friday 13 December 2019.  Click here to access the consultation pack.

 

The consultation for the National Operational Guidance Breathing apparatus review has now commenced. The consultation will be open for six weeks, closing at midday on Friday 13 December 2019.  Click here to access the consultation pack.

The consultation for the National Operational Guidance Incident command is now closed. Thank you for your responses.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 4.30 pm for approximately 30 minutes on the 14th of May . We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 4.30 pm for approximately 30 minutes on the 1st of May . We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

Due to technical issues, Transport guidance will be incorrect or unavailable today (25/04/2019). 

The NOG team are uploading the new content to the website and during this period we recommend that you do not utilise Transport guidance. 

Our apologies for the inconvenience. 

Website downtime

Due to scheduled maintenance, the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 4:30pm for approximately 1hr on the 17th of April. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 4:30pm for approximately 1hr on the 1st of April. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 4pm for approximately 2hr's on the 12th February. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 3pm for approximately 2hr's on the 8th February. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 5pm for approximately 1hr on the 22nd January. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

THE LEARNING AREA OF UKFRS.COM IS BEING UPDATED TODAY AT 16:00.

Unfortunately that means there will be a content freeze of the learning area, making it unavailable at this time. Hopefully the work should only take 2-3 hours to complete. All other areas of the website should be unaffected by this work.

Please save any NOL submissions before 16:00 so no work is lost.

We will notify all users when the site is available again.

Sorry for any disruption this may cause.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 4.30pm for approximately 1hr on the 7th of November. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.

We have created an archive of documents previously published on the old website. These have been superseded by newer versions, but you may find them useful as a resource.To find content published before August 2017 please click here

 

Thank you for your patience whilst we made improvements to the UKFRS.com website. The security update and related improvements have been made. If you notice anything unusual or have any other inquiries please get in touch using the contact us button on the website.

Due to scheduled maintenance the UKFRS.com site will be unavailable from 1pm for approximately 4hrs on the 25th of April. We will be working hard to ensure this period of disruption is as short as possible.