Exploring practical systems change: why are we not learning all the lessons we could about fire safety? – session on #systemschange

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Exploring practical systems change: why are we not learning all the lessons we could about fire safety? – the once-chosen path

Exploring practical systems change: why are we not learning all the lessons we could about fire safety?

antlerboy – Benjamin P TaylorUncategorized  October 3, 2021 4 Minutes

“Institutions established to serve the public can over time, become insular and increasingly focussed on self-preservation. Against this, a changing world posing new risks and opportunities, an absence of competition or change catalysts, and limited public input can then create a growing gap between what is, and what could be. When the gap and cost become intolerable it is time to act. This describes the current situation of reliance on a professional response model for fires. It is now time to disrupt the current model by amplifying the public voice and creating a space for innovation.”

David Wales

Why is this – and what can we do about it? Your thoughts would be welcome in the comments – and there’s an opportunity to participate:

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Exploring practical systems change: why are we not learning all the lessons we could about fire safety? – the once-chosen path