5 Jan 2016

Emotion Forces Fire Fighters To Bend Rules

From Five O'clock Report, 5:48 pm on 5 January 2016

A union representing fire fighters says emotion experienced on the job, especially in small communities, may force some crews to bend health and safety rules. A report into the safety of the Fire Service, based on a survey of more than three-thousand staff and volunteers, shows more than 95 per cent of them felt they had been asked to bend safety rules or take shortcuts. Our emergency services reporter Adriana Weber has the story.