Section 9: Health and Safety

Kilkenny County Council is committed to safeguarding, as far as is reasonably practicable the Safety, Health and Welfare of all employees, contractors and visitors.  Health and Safety underpins all aspects of our fire service response.  Kilkenny Fire and Rescue Service operate in-line with the Kilkenny County Council Safety Management System.  Kilkenny Fire and Rescue Service have a current Safety Statement in place.  Kilkenny Fire and Rescue Service have adopted the Standard Operating Guidance (SOG's) produced by the NDFEM and are localising/tailored as required.  Risk Assessments are in place for most known incident types.  

Read more in Section 9 - Health and Safety focus with the fire and rescue service