Report on the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's planning and preparedness for COVID-19 (Light Touch Review)
This report has been provided by HM Chief Inspector of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, following a request from the Director for Safer Communities on behalf of the Scottish Government (SG), to provide assurance on the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's (SFRS) plans and preparedness for COVID-19. The report focuses on three specific areas; Governance, Operational Service Delivery and Critical Support Functions. These areas have been identified as critical to ensure the SFRS can deliver its Statutory Duties as contained within the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005.
The information and evidence has been gathered from SFRS provided documentation, and phone calls together with skype meetings with senior SFRS managers. The information is current at the time of writing this report.