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How Surrey Fire and Rescue manage risk and business continuity

Risk management, contingency planning and business continuity

Surrey's Local Resilience Forum

The Surrey Local Resilience Forum (LRF) brings together all agencies with a significant role to play in responding to and recovery from the effect of emergencies, and was formed to meet the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. The Local Resilience Forum aims to plan and prepare for local incidents and large scale emergencies.


Surrey Community Risk Register

The Surrey Community Risk Register (PDF) has been created to provide public information about the hazards that exist within the County and the control measures that are in place to mitigate their impact. The Register has been published in response to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and further information can be accessed through the UK Resilience web site.


Emergency Management and Business Continuity Policy

The Corporate Resilience Policy (PDF) ensures that Surrey County Council has a planning process in place that encompasses anticipation, assessment, prevention and preparation to deal with rapid increased demands for services caused by emergencies.


SFRS Contingency Planning

The SFRS Contingency Planning (PDF) is SFRS specific arrangements for contingency planning and has a contract in place with a private provider to supply trained staff in the vent of workforce capacity issues..


SFRS Business Continuity Policy

The Business Continuity Policy (PDF) is SFRS specific arrangements for business continuity that can be accredited to British Standards Institution ISO22301.


Risk Management Strategy

The Risk Management Strategy (PDF) puts in place arrangements for effectively managing risks. Corporate, directorate and SFRS risk registers identify potential risks and the actions to mitigate.

Please contact Surrey Fire and Rescue Service regarding access to Risk Registers.


Community Risk Profile

The Community Risk Profile (below) sets out our understanding and analysis of risks in relation to SFRS activity, enabling us to plan our response to predicted level and type of incident.


Public Safety Plan 2016 - 2025

Our Public Safety Plan 2016 - 2025 (PDF) was previously consulted upon. This sets out proposals for change from 2016 - 2025.


Health and safety

The Health and Safety Team ensure the Service takes due care for the health, safety and welfare of employees, service users and other persons who may be affected by its operations. Please see:

Files available to download

  • Community Risk Register 2018-2019 (490.4 KB)
    The Surrey Community Risk Register has been created to provide public information about the hazards that exist within the County and the control measures that are in place to mitigate their impact.
  • Community Risk Profile 2019 (2.5 MB)
    Community risk profile details the risk to our community based upon data gathered. Note this is a large file (2.5Mb).
  • Public Safety Plan 2016 to 2025 (1.3 MB)
    This document outlines proposals to transform the service and ensure it is best placed to keep Surrey’s communities safe.

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