The paper 'Strategic Plan to Reduce the Number of Fires in Lancashire" is a good example of a management case study. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service designed a good Strategic Plan; the aim of the plan was to reduce the number of fires which take place in Lancashire. Among the performance indicators which was utilized to help in reducing the number of deaths caused by the accidental fire of the people of Lancashire. The management prepared a report based on the death due to fire in Lancashire in from the year February 2008 – June 2009 It has to be looked into as interim data of 2008- 2009 show that there has been an increase in accidental fire deaths in the past year, nevertheless, in order to present none additional perspectives, injuries and death caused by fire as well as accidental dwelling fires: Cost of fires See table in appendix Reporting Of Community Safety Activity and Performance Considering the entire strategic planning procedure, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is needed in order to evaluate its performance by means of a number of national indicators, regarding the most vital aim of reducing fires and fire associated deaths and injuries. In order to ensure better community safety, a number of other services will have to be involved and especially services regarding Crime and Disorder Reduction, as fir can be caused by criminals (Huges& Ferrett 2008). Main objectives to reduce fires is as follows: New fire station procurement strategy of breathing apparatus 10 new fire appliances. It is thus planned that, in upcoming community fire authority meetings, reports will be provided to give a complete summary of the condition of Lancashire, along with information collected of all fourteen Local Authority areas and, along with the above-given performance indicators, will comprise of information regarding community fire safety plans in addition to fires and incidents of exceptional interest concerning a specific region.
Members will be required to the introduce the new formatted reports in their own neighbourhoods apart from this Fire and Rescue Service have decided to hand out monthly information to every member so that they can provide non-members with the important and updated information. Home safety checks and number of deaths and fires For table see appendix Geographical mapping of risk For map see appendix Finance to be used on the plan New fire station £ 611,143,000 £ 622,618,000 £ 626,528,000 £ 781,466,000 Breathing apparatus 425,063,000 £ 266,000,000 0 £ 86,300,000 Smaller vehicles 0 0 19,947,000 0 Ariel water ladders 319,325,000 £ 255,321,000 443,361,000 £ 357,000,000 Fire pumps 205,158,000 £ 209,010,000 234,673,000 £ 492,000,000 Breathing Apparatus cylinder 75,328,000 £ 81,693,000 72,101,000 £ 98,500,000 Mobile Data System 13,251,000 £ 13,315,000 13,286,000 £ 15,531,000 Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan 11,974,000 £ 11,974,000 12,107,000 £ 12,100,000 Pump Appliance 12,472,000 £ 12,472,000 0 £ 20,000,000 Technical Rescue Unit 34,923,000 0 0 £ 25,000,000 Foam (1-7) 141,688,000 £ 62,668,000 4,644,000 £ 120,000,000 Facilities 43,903,000 £ 20,376,000 0 £ 78,440,000 New technology development[c] 15,965,000 £ 35,265,000 29,761,000 £ 36,800,000 Total 1,910,193,000 £ 1,590,712,000 1,456,408,000 £ 2,123,137,000 Project Authorization First, a project manager will be selected by the Fire and Rescue Services.
This manager will most probably also be from the same field. i.e a chief of one of the fire departments is well qualified and experience in this kind of work. Then a project charter will be formulated by the Fire and Rescue Service so that the manager can fulfil all the required needs. Obtain authorization for the phase The local government will be asked to give some funds from their budget for this apart from these companies which produce fire appliances will also be approached for this purpose. The manager shall take written permission from the Fire and Rescue Service to start off his project
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