Risk-Based Crewing

FOI Number: 23099

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Published on 4 October 2023

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI23099 

Ref: FOI/23099 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST 

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request. 

Please find below a summary of our findings. 

Request 

please could you advise when the new risk based crewing is coming into effect or when did it come into effect? 

Reply 

This information is exempt under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably accessible to the requestor. The information can be found on the West Midlands Fire Service website at the following link: 

https://www.wmfs.net/community-risk-management-plan/

Please scroll down to Our Community Risk Management projects for more information on Risk Based Crewing  

Request 

when will the new vehicles for the above be delivered for highgate, walsall and coventry? 

Reply 

Following successful testing, there are plans to trial the vehicles from 1st October (however this is subject to change) 

Request 

what type of vehicle will this be as in make / model etc do you have any pictures? 

Reply 

The trial vehicles are Mercedes Sprinter 5.5 tonne and Iveco Daily 7 tonne. 

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