Whilst we only select the finest, our hand-picked staff are required to maintain the standards as would be expected of any formal service, they all are required to maintain and demonstrate their operation competence too either standards Cap 699 or their local authority equivalent set at National occupational standards (NOS) and developed in line with Integrated Personal Development System (IPDS). Staff are fully CRB checked, trained to a high level and medically in date for both HGV and Fire Operations, both physically and mentally, as a basis we use a level 42 lpm VO2 Max as prescribed by the fire fit steering group.
All members of our team are fully trained competent whole-time Fire-fighters, serving either in local authority fire brigades or working for the Military / MOD in their primary employment. Our talent pool of staff is made up from over 350 with qualifications ranging from Qualified Firefighter Breathing Apparatus wearer to Brigade instructors and trainers or Fire investigators and onwards up to and inclusive of the role of Area Manager Level 4 incident commanders. All of these dedicated individuals give us an amazing scope as a company and enable us to hand pick the best staff available to manage your requirements.
An example of a high profile project we managed was that of the London Olympics where deployed teams of over 100 staff a day and on most occasions with very little notice. All of our managers are fully qualified in incident command, and able to handle any circumstances. Trained in all levels of Incident Command from Bronze to Gold this enables them to make the high pressure risk critical lifesaving decisions. Our managers have vast amounts of operational experience and have all successfully managed 1000’s of incidents and 100’s of events across the country, including that of the Olympic Stadium during the 2012 licensing events with 50,000 spectators.
We focus on a zero acceptance of errors, and believe firmly in Alarp standards, to achieve this we fully embrace the “Safe Person Concept”.
All of staff our Selected from the Best Preforming FF’s and need both recommendations from current staff whilst needing to demonstrate a competence of sector specific knowledge, before being considered suitable to join our ranks.