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Industrial Action Announced

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) announced that further periods of industrial action will take place.

Heavy rain is forecast on Saturday (19 July). The FBU are holding further strikes on Saturday from 11:00hrs – 13:00hrs and 23:00hrs to 01:00hrs (Sun). As with previous periods of industrial action, calls to the fire service will be prioritised on a risk to life basis during these times.

Chief Fire Office, Dene Sanders said: “Residents are urged to take precautions as there are fewer resources available than normal and calls where there is a risk to life will take priority.”

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Industrial Action Announced

Fire Safety at Home

  • Fit smoke alarms and test them regularly
  • Never leave cooking unattended
  • Plan and practise your escape route
  • Switch off appliances before going to bed – including your cooker
  • Close all internal doors to prevent a fire from spreading
  • Share fire your safety plans with family and friends and look out for the elderly
  • Take extra care in the regions roads

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Fire Safety at Work

Businesses have a legal requirement for the person responsible to have a fire risk assessment and to review it if any risks in the building change. make sure it’s up to date.

  • Make sure your fire detection systems are maintained and working effectively and everyone in the building(s) understands what they need to do should it activate.
  • Practise your emergency evacuation plan to ensure your staff and visitors can escape quickly and easily – don’t forget that people with disabilities may need extra help.

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Fire Safety at Work

Check On Your Neighbours

The Check On Your Neighbours campaign is all about encouraging residents in the Humberside area to take 10 minutes out of their day to ensure that a neighbour is OK. There are four quick and simple checks anyone can carry out to help make their neighbour safer from the risk of fire.

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Check On Your Neighbours

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