HIGH-RISE Fire Fighting
  Developing better responses to fires in tower bocks and high-rise buildings.


Technical Glossary

AFA Automatic Fire Alarm
AFD Automatic Fire Detection
ALP Aerial Ladder Platform
Alt Alternate
AM Area Manager
AOV Automatically opening vent
APFO Association of Principal Fire Officers
CADDIE Crime and Disorder Data Information Exchange
CDRP Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership
CFA Combined Fire Authority
CFOA Chief Fire Officers Association
CFRMIS Community Fire Risk Management Information System
CFS Community Fire Safety
CM Crew Manager
CMT Corporate Management Team
CO Chief Officer
CO Control Officer
COMAH Control of Major Accidents Hazards
ConOp Control Operator
CPA Comprehensive Performance Assessment
CPD Continuous Professional Development
CSP Community Safety Partnership
DC Day Crewed
DCFO Deputy Chief Fire Officer
DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government (formerly Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM)
Dev Development
DRA Dynamic Risk Assessment
EISEC Enhanced Information Service for Emergency Calls
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
Est Car Estate Car
F Full Cover
FA First Attending
FBU Fire Brigades Union
FDS Flexible Duty System
Ff Firefighter
FLT Fork Lift Truck
FOBFO Federation of British Fire Organisations
FS Fire Safety
FSC Fire Service Circulars
FSG Fire Survival Guidance (999 call)
FSO Fire Safety Officer
GFCO Group Fire Control Officer
GIS Geographic Information System
GM Group Manager
HMO Home of Multiple Occupation
HV Height Vehicle
ICS IncidentCommand System
ICU Incident Command Unit
IFE Institution of Fire Engineers
IRMP Integrated Risk Management Planning
LGA Local Government Association
LPSA Local Public Service Agreement
LFR Local Resilience Forum
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
ODPM Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (CLG)
PCV Personnel Carrying Vehicle
PDA Pre Determined Attendance
PFCO Principal Fire Control Officer
PRM Premise Risk Management (SSRI)
RA Risk Assessment
RDS Retained Duty System
RES Race Equality Scheme
RFU Retained Firefighters Union
RRO Regulatory Reform Order 2004
SAP System Application and Products
SC Sector Commander
SCO Senior Control Operator
SDO Senior Divisional Officer
SEU Special Equipment Unit
SM Station Manager
SEU Special Equipment Unit
SMART Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timebound
SMT Service Management Team
SOb Safety Observer
SOf Safety Officer
SOFC Standards of Fire Cover
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SSRI Site Specific Risk Information (PRM)
T/ Temporary
TL Turntable Ladder
URN Unique Reference Number
WM Watch Manager
WrL Water Tender Ladder
WrT Water Tender


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