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Fire safety audits

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Dear Avon Fire and Rescue,
Please provide the following information

1. How many fire safety audits were undertaken in the financial year:

a) 2017/18
b) 2018/19
c) 2019/20

2. Number of fire safety audits conducted at the following type of premises in 2019/20

Hospital
School
House converted to flats
Purpose built flats
HMO
Shop
Office
Licensed premises
Hotel
Care home
Factory
Warehouse

3. Number of fire safety audits conducted in 2019/20 at the following type of premises that identified no suitable or sufficient assessment had been undertaken - article 9 (1) of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Hospital
School
House converted to flats
Purpose built flats
HMO
Shop
Office
Licensed premises
Hotel
Care home
Factory
Warehouse

4. Number of fire safety audits conducted in 2019/20 by the following type of premises that identified no record of the significant findings of the assessment-article 9 (6b) of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Hospital
School
House converted to flats
Purpose built flats
HMO
Shop
Office
Licensed premises
Hotel
Care home
Factory
Warehouse

5. How many programmed fire safety audits do you calculate have not been undertaken during COVID -19 up to the date of this FOI?

Yours faithfully,

paul richards

Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests, Avon Fire and Rescue

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Richards

 

I write to acknowledge your email dated 06.05.2020 requesting information
regarding fire safety audits.

 

Your request has been assigned reference number 2020T12; please can you
quote this in any contact with us about this matter.

 

The statutory timescale to respond to requests processed under the terms
of the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) 2000 is 20 working days however,
there may be a delay due to the current COVID-19 situation.  We will keep
you updated regarding the progress of your request at the earliest
opportunity. The Information Commissioner recognises that longer time may
be needed as we have to prioritise other work to keep services running
during this challenging period. Avon Fire & Rescue Service would like to
thank you for your patience.

 

Please note that all requests dealt under the FoIA are subject to the
information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

 

Guidance about how we deal with requests for information can be located on
our [1]website. Thank you for your interest in Avon Fire & Rescue Service.

 

Kind regards
 

Joanna Warren
Data Protection Co-ordinator (Mon-Thurs), Corporate Services
Avon Fire & Rescue Service
Telephone: 0117 926 2061 Extension: 302
[mobile number]
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Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests, Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear Mr Richards

 

I write in response to your request for information dated 06.05.2020
concerning fire safety audits conducted by Avon Fire & Rescue Service.

 

Your request for information has been dealt with under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FoIA) and I can confirm that Avon Fire &
Rescue Service holds some of the information falling within the
description specified within your request.

 

Please note that information for 2017/18 and 2018/19 is already published
on the Government Website for Fire Statistics. Please refer to the Fire
prevention and protection links within
[1]https://www.gov.uk/government/statistica...
:

 

o [2]https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk...
FIRE STATISTICS TABLE 1202: Fire Safety Audits carried out by Fire and
Rescue Services, by fire and rescue authority.  There is a drop down
to select the financial year and data is up to 2018/19.  The data is
broken down per FRS.

 

o [3]https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk...
- This will provide a breakdown on premises type for fire safety
audits. You will need to select the drop down for ‘Avon’. There is a
drop down to select the financial year and data is up to  2018/19

 

As this information is already available to you, we are not obliged to
provide it again under Section 21 of the FoIA – Information available to
the applicant by other means.  This is an absolute exemption and we are
not required to apply a Public Interest Test (PIT). 

 

This email therefore acts as a partial refusal notice under Section 17 of
FOIA.

 

For further guidance about exemptions under the FOIA, please visit the
Information Commissioner’s website
[4]ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-freedom-of-information/refusing-a-request/

 

 

Also, Avon Fire & Rescue Service publishes its Fire Safety Enforcement
Register on the National Chief Fire Council’s (NFCC) website
[5]http://www.cfoa.org.uk/notices-register

 

 

Please find our response to your questions within your original email
below.

 

We kindly ask that for any future requests, we would be grateful if you
could first check what data is already published on our website
[6]www.avonfire.gov.uk and the government website [7]www.gov.uk .  As you
can appreciate we have limited access to information and resources due to
home working, and staff focusing their effect on providing an emergency
service and supporting our partner agencies at this challenging time. The
ICO has also published a document about their regulatory approach during
the COVID-19 situation:
[8]https://ico.org.uk/media/about-the-ico/p...

 

 

I hope that you find the information useful.

 

Guidance about how we deal with requests for information can be located on
our [9]website. AF&RS retain request correspondence for the current
financial year plus 3 years.

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request an internal review by contacting the :

 

Data Protection Officer

Avon Fire & Rescue Service

Police & Fire HQ

PO Box 37

Valley Road

Portishead

North Somerset

BS20 8JJ

 

Telephone 0117 9262061, or by emailing [10][Avon Fire and Rescue request email].

 

If you are subsequently dissatisfied with the outcome of the internal
review, you will have the right of appeal to the Information Commissioner
by contacting the :

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745

 

Website [11]www.ico.org.uk.

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Thank you for your interest in Avon Fire & Rescue Service.

 

Kind regards

 

Joanna Warren
Data Protection Co-ordinator (Mon-Thurs), Corporate Services
Avon Fire & Rescue Service
Telephone: 0117 926 2061 Extension: 302
[mobile number]
[12]www.avonfire.gov.uk
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