This letter was sent to the Education Secretary on 31 August 2016 in reference to the consultation launched by the Education Department into proposed revisions to Building Bulletin (BB) 100: Design for fire safety in schools.
There is no more serious matter than the death of a member in the line of duty. Our service deals with hazardous situations every single day, but our members and their families have the right to expect that firefighters will return home safely from work. Over decades, the union has made every...
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This edition of Firefighter reports on how the FBU are determined to ensure that fire services learn and act on the lessons from the death of firefighter Stephen Hunt. Safety for sale in London as we report on the two historic threats to the capital's safety - the great fire and Boris Johnson...
Mental health is a real issue in the fire service and one that the FBU takes very seriously. That is why the union has published this initial guidance document.
The purpose of this document is to:
Outline why mental health is an issue for the FBU
What are mental health problems and the...
Since 2010 an unprecedented 9,668 firefighter jobs have been cut, according to new research by the Fire Brigades Union. Firefighters play an irreplaceable role, delivering lifesaving emergency response that is being compromised by cuts.