For over 30 years, the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation has been at the forefront of development and innovation in professional rescue. But what does this mean for your service? Fire and Rescue Correspondent Sophie Read reports.
It goes without saying that the ability to adapt and respond to existing and emerging risks is crucial for any rescue or trauma professional. Here is what the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation (UKRO) is doing to support the industry through national challenges – beyond the delivery of rescue events.
National Operational Guidance and National Operational Learning
Through writing and continually reviewing National Operational Guidance (NOG) and supporting National Operational Learning (NOL) as an external partner, the UKRO Education and Development Team is able to produce guidance and ensure best practice across the board. Recently, a piece of guidance (accessible via the UKRO Academy website) was produced in collaboration with the National Fire Chiefs Council regarding lithium‑ion batteries in vehicles. This provided an expert point of view and is the first in the series based on issues identified by NOL.
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