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Excellent Prevention and Protection 





Plans for 2015 and Beyond







Home safety - vulnerable people and places
Children and young people (CYP)


The Home Safety Strategy is being refreshed to enhance capacity and Our Youth Engagement teams will continue to deliver the Prince’s 


engage with more people who are vulnerable in their homes, with a Trust (PT) programmes. MF&RS have been commissioned to deliver 

particular focus on those residents who are over 65. Oficers continue a refreshed Beacon Project tailored to suit the needs of the young 


to develop data sharing protocols with partner agencies and referral people and national funding has been secured to expand the provision 

pathways so operational staff, specialist advocates and volunteers of Fire Cadets across each District of the county. The strategy for CYP 


can carry out targeted interventions to reduce risk in the home. We engagement in Merseyside will be reviewed to consider the future 

feed this information into our Vulnerable Person Index which produces delivery of existing programmes and a review of interventions for young 


anonymised lists of addresses for staff to target for Home Fire Safety ire setters, activity carried out by operational staff and safeguarding.

Check delivery. Consideration is being given to collaborative partnerships 


to enhance our capacity to carry out interventions in the home.
Arson/anti-social behaviour

MF&RS continue to establish more premises as Safe Havens and will 


Management Information Systems are being developed to support continue to seek funding for frontline interventions to reduce anti- 

the intelligence-led approach to targeting risk and delivering positive social behaviour. District-based advocate provision will be aligned 


outcomes for our communities (associated with the Service’s Key to Merseyside Police structures to ensure the impact of partnership 

Performance Indicators).
working is maximised. We will develop and build on the success of site 


speciic and seasonal campaigns to minimise the effect of anti-social 

The 20/20 vision for Prevention and Protection will include a review of behaviour and arson in the community.


working arrangements with partners such as Fire Support Network and 

the Fire Fit Hub and consider collaborative partnerships that enhance Protection


the management of risk and focus on the safety of the most vulnerable.
The Protection Team will be restructured to reflect the National Competency 

Framework for Business Safety Regulators and will consider future 


Road safety
eficiencies in that restructure.

MF&RS will develop the Road Safety Strategy to include delivery of road 


safety education to Year 7 pupils in Liverpool, a new MF&RS motorcycle A new Management Information System for Protection will be purchased 


road safety approach and roadshows with our partners using the new to support business safety across the county. We will continue to work 

MF&RS Road Safety Vehicle. We will link nationally with the Chief Fire with commercial partners to develop the Primary Authority Scheme.


Oficers Association to standardise and support their Road Safety Strategy.






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