Essays on Fire Safety Laws in UK and Its International Application Coursework

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The paper "Fire Safety Laws in the UK and Its International Application" is an outstanding example of coursework on social science.   As per World Fact Book estimation, figures for the population will be 61.11 million and 4.79 million for UK and UAE respectively at the end of July 2009. The total area for both countries is 244,820 and 83, 600 sq km. This paper’ s main focus is on the comparison of the UK and UAE fire safety laws and issues. Communities and local governments in the UK aim to create a place where people like to live work and raise a family.

They have the intention to create a community that offers equal opportunities, respect, and freedom to all. Thus communities and local governments are working hard to create a sustainable environment. They also set policies on fire and rescue. All seven emirates; Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm Al Quwain of UAE are required to follow laws of fire and safety made by the UAE government although each emirate is independent. However, as per the constitution, each emirate gives authority to federal government on some important issues like the unification of armed forces in 1970. The purpose of this case study is to compare and analyze UK and UAE fire safety laws while assessing UK and UAE legislation on fire safety issues; How UK fire safety laws operate internationally; Comparing UAE and UK Fire safety laws and services; What could be the role of globalization on fire and rescue services; how fire and rescue services deal with ethical issues; what could be the role of the practitioner in changing world; what is the procedure to communicate community and fire safety policy in UK and UAE and ethical impact of better equipped civil defense stations to deal with an emergency.

And finally, the ethical impact of a case study, on fire broke out in an apartment building in Abu Dhabi is also discussed in this paper. The fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 emphasizes to protect property in case of fire, to promote fire safety, give the advice to prevent fire and its spread in premises, limit damage while using fire fighting measures.

In addition to this, the authorities are required to get information for risk assessment to support fire fighting operations.

References

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6- UAE Emirates Year Book, 2009, UAE Interact, Available at: http://uaeinteract.com/news/default.asp?ID=281

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