Equal Opportunities Policy
The objective of this policy is to maintain operational standards so that F.I.R.E employees, either directly employed or working under a contract and employee applicants are treated equally irrespective of race, sex, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be relevant to performance. To meet these objectives F.I.R.E will:
All employees have a responsibility to accept their personal involvement in the practical application of this policy.
Harassment includes (but is not limited to) verbal insults or ridicule, graffiti, slogans, racial comments, any unwanted sexual advance made verbally, physically or by gesture, or shunning of individuals, or applying different or unreasonable standards - that, intentionally or not, have the effect of violating a person's dignity or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading or offensive environment.