Essays on Community Safety - Kirks Fire Investigation Coursework

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The paper "Community Safety - Kirk’ s Fire Investigation " is a great example of management coursework.   The chief objective of this paper is to understand and to bring out the characteristic applications that are necessary for community safety in the scenes of fire. The purpose is to make a simple fire investigation in order to make a precise understanding of the situations when the fire occurs as a kind of accident. As a matter of fact, there are two different stages that are usually applied in the field of investigation over the fire affected cases.

The foremost step in about making a particular examination of the entire fire scene. This is done to determine the exact reason and the authentic cause of the fire. Through this means the preventive and precautionary steps can be taken to avoid such circumstances in the future (D. Drysdale 1999). The second part has got the involvement of laboratory analysis. This is done over the samples that are recovered from the particular fire scene. This is normally done when arson gets suspected in the fire scene (Arson Control Forum 2002).   In this paper, both this analysis are linked together.

The considerations are done through the mean of understanding the precautionary systems that are applicable during a fire accident. With different kinds and types of simple tips any kind of fire accident. The analysis also laid emphasis over the issue of community safety and the application of particular strategic objective. The purpose is to investigate the performance that can be well measured and the related organisations are considered to have the accountability for reducing fire injuries & deaths in their localities.

It is through this paper that the role and the possible inter-relationship fire service and all other emergency services are scrutinised (N. Nic Daé id 2002). The supporting agencies to are considered through the theoretical applicability for community safety.   Scene investigation   The applicability of fire scene investigations needs the expertise initiated by the investigator. The investigator must have an understanding of all kinds of concepts and formulations related to the task. The fire scene investigation needs the following participations. There must be proper initiation over the fundamental practices and the observation over the methodology that gets involved in the specific fire scene.

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