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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Compensation to Firefighters

Reference No: 013/2014
Request Date: 31/01/2014


  1. In the financial year 2012/2013 please provide the number of settlements and the total paid out by your service as compensation to fire fighters for injuries sustained at work or as a result of their work duties or while on work premises. If possible please provide details of any legal costs paid by you associated with these claims.
  2. For each pay out of compensation in excess of £2,000 please provide details of the amount of compensation, costs associated with the claim and a summary of the nature of the claim.

Note :- The question relates to payments made in 2012/2013 regardless of when the incident took place. Reply should include any cases settled by your insurers as this is covered under the Act.


In the fiscal year 2012/13, there were no settlements and hence no payments made to fire fighters by Staffordshire Fire & Rescue