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Our ambition is to make West Yorkshire safer by providing an excellent Fire and Rescue Service working in partnership to reduce death, injury and economic loss and contribute to community well being.

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One of our strategic priorities is to ensure the Authority’s statutory fire protection duties are discharged efficiently and effectively.

The economy has changed and continues to do so.  Much of this change is driven by new information and communication technologies, a more mobile workforce and the consequent trend towards a global economy.  These, and other influences, have an extremely wide range of effects relevant to fire safety. We must continue to seek new ways to help businesses through the economic downturn and demonstrate that good management of fire safety is a driver for competitiveness and not something that reduces it.

If you are looking for ADVICE - please view our Safety Leaflets.

Contact Fire Protection 0113 387 5738

Within assisting Business - we also provide Commercial Training including Fire Marshall, Fire Extingisher and Residential Care courses.

Asbestos Reporting

Responsibilities In May 2004 new legislation came into effect that requires dutyholders to put in place arrangements to manage the risks posed by Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) that are prese...

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Automatic Fire Alarms

Unfortunately, the very features provided by automatic fire detection and alarm systems can also produce unwanted signals arising from activities other than a real fire. These can prove both costl...

Building Regulations

Contact Details - Fire Engineering & Planning - 0113 387 4397 If you intend to carry out building work you will need to ensure any works comply with the Building Regulations 2000 (as amended). Thi...

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Commercial Fire Alarms

Contact Details - Senior Inspector - Fire Alarms 0113 387 5721 A risk assessment of your building may reveal that the installation of an automatic fire detection and alarm system is needed.  Prope...

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Environmental Enquiry Service

The West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority operate an Environmental Enquiry Service which allows customers to access valuable information about the potential presence of underground petroleum stora...

Fire Log Book

A suitably completed fire logbook can support your Fire Risk Assessment and provide a record of the preventive and protective measures which are already in place to control the risks.  The logbook ...

Fire Protection Policy & Guidance

Our Policy and Guidance documents are reviewed regularly and are freely available for viewing. Contact Fire Protection 0113 387 4355

Fire Risk Assessments

For advice on Risk Assessments and Fire Safety - please contact the Enforcement Team on 0113 387 4399. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 This regime of fire safety enforcement came i...

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Petroleum and Explosives

Contact Details - Senior Inspector Petroleum & Explosives - 0113 387 5721 The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is responsible for the enforcement of the following acts and regulations whic...

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Residential Rental Properties

Contact Details - Fire Protection Enforcement Team - 0113 387 4397 IntroductionThe following information may be of use if you are a landlord or tenant of residential rented property:The Housing Ac...