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Community safety links

Here you will find links to community safety information. 

Please note North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is not responsible for the content of external websites. 

National publications and guidelines

Download fire safety in the home guidance
Tips and advice on how to install a smoke alarm, how to prevent common fires and more

Download guidance on fire safety outdoors guidance 
Barbeque safety, camping and caravanning safety and more

Download guidance on Fire safety in the winter
Advice on heating your home safely, including use of electric blankets and open fires

Download guidance on Fire safety when celebrating
How to use fairy lights, candles and decorations safely

Visit the government website for firework safety information
Find out about firework safety and the law about their use

visit the website of HSE providing info on the Storage of fireworks in retail premises
Information for retailers and enforcing authorities on the findings of tests by the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) on the effects of a fire involving consumer fireworks stored in roller cages, metal and wooden cupboards.

Download guidance on Christmas safety
Tips for a safe and happy Christmas, including safe use of decorations

Download guidance on Water safety
Advice for bathers and swimmers, who are often unaware of the dangers associated with water that isn’t specifically provided for them

visit the NHS website about how to Keep warm keep well
Tips on keeping your home heated effectively, produced by the Department for Health

visit the website of the Alzheimer's Society

Visit the Dementia Friends website
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service supports the Dementia Friends campaign

Fire Safety Organisations and Campaigns

Firework safety advice

These sites give information on firework safety including the Fireworks Code:

Visit the government website for Fire Safety 

Visit the FireKills YouTube channel

LACORS housing - fire safety
Guidance on fire safety provisions for certain types of existing housing

Community Group
Information on fire safety in the community

Visit the website of Carbon Monoxide Kills
Campaign and information site on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning

Visit the website of the fire Sprinkler Network
An organisation that champions the development and increase in the application of fire sprinkler technology as an enhancement of the public good

Road safety/ General safety information

Visit the website for 95 Alive
The York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership. Local authorities, emergency services and other North Yorkshire agencies working together to reduce the number of road casualties across North Yorkshire.

Visit the RoadSafe website
A leading forum for promoting and devising solutions to road safety problems, their mission is to reduce road deaths and injuries by sharing knowledge and encouraging innovation for the safe design and use of roads and vehicles. 

Visit the website for THINK! Road Safety
Providing road safety information for road users with the aim of encouraging safer behaviour to reduce the number of people killed and injured on our roads every year

Visit the website for Brake
Every 30 seconds someone, somewhere in the world, is killed in a road crash. Brake campaigns to stop the carnage and support the victims

Visit the website for Road Safety GB
Formerly LARSOA, this national road safety organisation represents local government road safety teams across the UK

Visit the website for  RoSPA
A registered charity promoting safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education

Visit the website for Tales of the Road
Interactive games, videos and resources on road safety for children

Visit the website for Driving Standards Agency
An executive agency of the Department for Transport, its mission is safe driving for life

Visit the website for Road Safety Observatory
The Road Safety Observatory aims to provide easy access to independent road safety  research and information for anyone working in road safety and for members of the public.

Visit the Online Brake reaction tester 
How quick are your reactions?

Visit the website for the Alcohol Unit Calculator

Visit the website for Road Safety Games

Are you blue light aware?

How do we clear a major morotway incident


Fire safety for people with sight, hearing or mobility difficulties

Download the government general fire safety advice leaflet
Practical advice and tips that will help protect you from the risk of fire

Visit the website for National Emergency Text Service
The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service

Visit the website for Text relay service
You may call us for fire safety advice by using the text relay service. If you are making a call from a textphone please dial 18001 01609 788635. To make an emergency call from a textphone please dial 18000. Online advice is available on using the text relay service.

visit the website of British Sign Language 
Click on the link to access for advice on sign language, courses and learning CD

visit the website of British Deaf Association
Click on the link to access the British Deaf Association

Flooding Information

visit the website of Yorkshire Water

visit the website of Environment Agency

Water and Boat Safety Links

download the Fire Safety on boats leaflet

download the Disposing of unused flares guidance

download the Disposing of unused flares  guidance 

download  Fire safety on Boats Guidelines  

visit the website of Britsh Waterways 

Watch a Boat Safety Video  produced by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Visit the website of the Royal Yachting Association

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