Here you can find reports compiled by previous FSRTT grant recipients that detail what they did with our support.
Capability of the ‘cutting-extinguishing’ approach in under-ventilated fires: 2018
Agustin H. Majdalani and Ricky Carvel from the University of Edinburgh investigate the ability of an application of water spray, in advance of opening the door to a fire compartment, from preventing backdraught once the door is opened, and to compare the effectiveness...read more
Creating a hazard-based training and assessment tool for first responders : 2018
David Crundall, Vikki Kroll, Rowena Hill, Thomas Goodge, Brad Standen and Andrew Mackenzie through the Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University present research on hazard perception for fire appliance drivers to Emergency Light...read more
Cooker Fire Mitigation Device Assessment: 2017
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, supported by a grant from the FSR&TT investigated emerging technology designed to reduce the risk of cooking related fire incidents. The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) was asked to test three products designed to prevent fires...read more
Here are links to other organisations that you may find useful
The Fire Service College
The Fire Service College is a leading organisation for fire prevention and protection, providing assessed, accredited and assured fire and multi-service training for emergency service professionals globally.
With over 40 years’ experience in delivering fire and rescue training internationally, we specialise in equipping today’s firefighters and other emergency responders with the best possible skills and training to learn the latest techniques and procedures. Our unique incident ground, at one of the premier fire training venues in the world, coupled with our expert instructors, provides the opportunity for our learners to train and exercise in a realistic and challenging environment, for a learning experience that is second to none.
Fire Protection Association
The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is the UK’s national fire safety organisation and is one of 28 similar national bodies worldwide. We work to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which the potential for loss is kept to a minimum.
Since our formation in 1946 we have attained an unrivalled reputation for quality of work and expertise in all aspects of fire including research, consultancy, training, membership, publications, risk surveying and auditing. Our products and services are designed to assist fire, security and safety professionals achieve and maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.
National Archives: UK Government Web Archive
We capture, preserve, and make accessible UK central government information published on the web. The web archive includes videos, tweets, and websites dating from 1996 to present.
GOV.UK: Fire Prevention and Rescue
Fire prevention and rescue information from the Home Office.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) independently assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of police forces and fire & rescue services – in the public interest.
The website carries information about all the FRS in England and Wales.
Fire and Rescue Services in Wales
The responsibility for fire and rescue services is devolved in Wales. Fire and Rescue Authorities (FRAs) provide these services.
- North Wales FRA covering: Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham
- Mid and West Wales FRA covering: Powys, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot
- South Wales FRA covering: Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen, Newport and Monmouthshire
FRAs work within a policy and legal framework which the Welsh Government sets.
BRE is a world leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure, through research and knowledge generation.
We use our cutting edge research to develop a range of products, services, standards and qualifications that are used around the world to bring about positive change in the built environment.
LGA: Fire and Rescue
The fire and rescue service is an integral part of keeping our communities safe and secure. Our Fire Services Management Committee represents the views and concerns of the fire sector working on the future direction of the fire and rescue service.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was established by the Police and Fire Reform Act (Scotland) 2012 (the Act) and came into being on 1st April 2013. The Scottish Government appointed a Chair and 11 other members to serve as members of SFRS, collectively referred to as the Board. The Act allows for the appointment of up to a total of 15 members.
The main purpose of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is to work in partnership with communities, the public and private sectors and other agencies on fire safety, prevention, protection and emergency response to improve the safety and wellbeing of people throughout Scotland.
GOV.UK: Emergency preparation, response and recovery
Emergency preparation, response and recovery information from the Home Office.
UK Research and Innovation
UK Research and Innovation is a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.
Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UK Research and Innovation brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and a new organisation, Research England. To learn more about UK Research and Innovation please go to our About us section.
THe INcident Command Skills (THINCS)
Phil Butler of Cardiff University paints us a picture of his busy working landscape whilst working on behalf of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) to undertake his project to further evaluate THe INcident Command Skills (THINCS) behavioural marker system for the...read more
FSR&TT ATTEND THE EMERGENCY SERVICES SHOW 2018
The Trust appeared at the Emergency Services Show this year for the first time. Jim Owen tells us why the Trust were there and how things went. Why did the Trust attend the Show? "We think the Show is the premier annual exhibition for the Blue Light Services and...read more
HOW CAN WE BETTER PROTECT FIREFIGHTERS?
HOW CAN WE BETTER PROTECT FIREFIGHTERS? Dr Alan Richardson: Physiological, Immunological and Contaminant Monitoring of Firefighters and Instructors Dr Alan Richardson from the University of Brighton knows how firefighters and fire instructors go through considerable...read more
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