Essays on Quality and Standards Fire and Rescue Service Management Case Study

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The paper “ Quality and Standards Fire and Rescue Service Management” is an engrossing example of the case study on management. In this essay, HGS 65 Framework document (December 2001) has been critically examined to review its validity and benefit for Fire and Rescue Service Integrated Risk Management Plan for Cheshire Fire and Rescue. The following elements of the document have been critically assessed including the policy of the organization, organization itself, planning and implementation, measurement of performance, review of performance. Auditing of the organization, the suitability of the output measures of the document has also been critically assessed in this essay.

This has also been reviewed that as to what extent the organizational improvement can be done with respect to the National framework document on fire and rescue service 2008-2011.The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service comprises East, West, Chester, Holton, and Warrington unitary authorities working under one brigade manager who commands 24 fire stations. This service employees about 1000 and serve about 1 million people inhabiting about 2500 square kilometer area. There are various urban and transport infrastructures including the petrol-chemical industry that is being looked after by this service (http: //www. cheshirefire. gov. uk/index. asp).

In view of the above, the framework document HGS 65 is examined and its contents are given below. 2-Assessment of the document for the examination of theA. policy of the OrganizationThe policy of fire and rescue service of Cheshire is basically aimed at uninterrupted service to all the citizens of the communities that are covered under its domain. This organization goes with a mission statement on its policy to put to operation for the risk of free safety and health for the citizens, businesses, industry, and the entire infrastructure covered under its domain.

The policy of the organization has an interactive and reciprocal relationship with the framework document in the sense that this organizational policy and the aims and objectives set in the document are not only supportive to each other but are also fostering the objectives of the general safety of the public and property.

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