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Position statements

As a fully contributing member of the National Fire Chiefs Council, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service supports and adopts a number of position statements, listed below:

  • Unwanted Lift Rescues - This procedure launched on 1st April 2020 and aims to reduce the number of lift rescues NFRS attends within Nottinghamshire.
  • Suppression Systems Position Statement - This statement advocates the use of suppression systems in commercial premises.
  • Stay Put Policy - In response to the investigation into the Grenfell tragedy, the National Fire Chiefs Council has issued advice for those implementing a Stay Put Policy.
  • NFCC Simultaneous Evacuation Guidance (.pdf, 36 pages) - Technical guidance from the National Fire Chiefs Council on arrangements to support a temporary change to the evacuation strategy in purpose-built blocks of flats during short periods of increased risk.
  • Sleepover Guidance - After rising numbers of reports of sleepovers in premises that do not have adequate fire precautions in place, NFRS has issued guidance for those planning a sleepover.