The new Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (Sections 31 – 35) enables the Board to prescribe physical and psychological health standards to ensure operational personnel are able to undertake duties that may be required of them without undue risk to their safety, health and wellbeing.
The planned enhancements to the Station Management System (SMS) Incident Reporting module will not be implemented on 19 July as previously advised. This is to allow more time to complete user testing.
(L-R: Fire and Emergency CE Rhys Jones, DOC Director-General Lou Sanson)
Fire and Emergency NZ Chief Executive Rhys Jones and Department of Conservation (DOC) Director-General Lou Sanson signed an Operational Service Agreement (OSA) today, outlining the two organisations’ joint-agreement to firefighting on public conservation land.
Every two years Fire and Emergency NZ conducts a survey to ascertain our people’s awareness of the Fraud Policy and what to do to prevent or detect fraud.
The institution’s examinations provide the opportunity for candidates to gain accredited qualifications to satisfy the academic requirements for IFE membership at different grades. The examinations are designed to assess underpinning knowledge and understanding of different levels.
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One week on, here’s an update for you on matters that relate to the transition to, and the integration of, Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
It has been brought to our attention that many personnel are concerned about the performance of the Fire Angel smoke alarms provided through On Line ordering (OLO). We take this issue very seriously and therefore provide the following advice.
Vimeo footage of Day One festivities in Ashburton.
Today Fire and Emergency New Zealand, and unions and associations representing firefighters, committed to working together on safety, health and wellbeing matters.