Books cited19Table 1: comparison of Lancashire county council and Abu Dhabi emirate19Declaration1Table of contents2Law, ethics and globalization3Studies on globalization of fire safety legislation and its effects on the fire safety practitioners3Introduction3The Lancashire county council4The Abu Dhabi emirate5Analysis of law in the UK and ways the law operates internationally in the fire service5The role of globalization in affecting fire safety legislation and work for those in the rescue service6Ethical considerations that are dealt with in the fire and rescue service7The role of fire safety practitioner8Comparison of united Arab law and UK law9Comparison of methods of communicating fire safety policies in Abu Dhabi and UK11Ethical impact of the new civil defence status readiness to manage emergency incidents12The fire case studies13The fortune tower fire incident13The burnley warehouse fire incident13Conclusion13References14Books cited16Table 1: comparison of Lancashire county council and Abu Dhabi emirate16Law, ethics and globalizationStudies on globalization of fire safety legislation and its effects on the fire safety practitionersIntroductionFire safety practices in buildings are important in guaranteeing health and safety of the users of the building.
Fire safety is provided by complying with fire safety legislation by ensuring fire risks are minimized and fire safety status of the building is known (Health and safety executives 2007).
Fire safety status of a building is determined by carrying out fire risk assessment done by either the safety personnel of the building or responsible person who is appointed by the owner of the building or business to oversee fire safety risk management. Fire incidents are brought about by failure to comply with fire safety legislation (Health and safety executives 2007). This essay assesses fire safety laws in United Kingdom and how United Kingdom laws to affect efficiency of the fire and rescue service.
The essay provide details on the role and responsibilities of fire safety practitioner in addressing various aspects of fire safety legislation, the role of globalization and its legislative consequences on practitioners in the fire and rescue service and ethical issues that form framework of fire and rescue service. The essay concludes by comparing case studies in Lancashire (United Kingdom) with Abu Dhabi emirate (United Arab Emirates) as a function of data presented in table 1.The Lancashire county councilLancashire had a population of 1,451,500 in mid 2007 (Moulding 2008).
In 2003, from 20th October to 9th November, fire and rescue service recorded 3054 incidents and 882 of the fire incidents were as a result of bonfires. There were no deaths that were observed during that period. The main industries are pharmaceutical and electrical and non-electrical industries. Lancashire has 14 fire stations that respond to fire emergencies. The Abu Dhabi emirateAbu Dhabi emirate had a population of 1.3 million people as per 2005 population statistic census. Its primary industry is oil and natural gas that accounts for 9% and 5% respectively world output (Oxford business group 2005).
From 2002 to 2007, Abu Dhabi experienced 14000 fire incidents that had very high economic costs in terms of destruction of property and loss of lives (Dani 2008). Abu Dhabi has five fire stations that respond to emergency incidents.