Death In The Workplace Guidance
Firefighter fatalities are hugely tragic events, and during the time after a fatality there is a huge amount for a service to think about and manage.
Services should also read the HSE’s Work Related Death Protocol which clarifies interaction processes should a death occur in premises where the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order applies.
- NFCC Death in the Workplace (May 2020)
Guidance: Investigation firefighter fatalities – work activities
This guidance note has been produced to assist those tasked with investigating the deaths of fire and rescue personnel whilst at work. It is intended to be read in conjunction with the following documents:
- ‘Striking the Balance between operational and health and safety duties in the Fire and Rescue Service’
- Work Related Deaths Protocol (WRDP).
- Guidance for the Investigation of Firefighter Fatalities arising from Work Activities (Thu, 30 Apr 2015)
Death in the Workplace: Toolkit for FRS communication teams
This document provides guidance and useful resources for Fire and Rescue Service communications professionals responding to a death in the workplace.