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FOI / 4036 / 2019 - Sight impaired employees


Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold this information.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Initial Request:

Please can you provide the following information.

For the last three calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018.

The number and % of all employees who are registered as severely sight impaired (blind) or sight impaired (partially sighted including any who have left in year.

Final Response:

Severely sight impaired (blind) or sight impaired (partially sighted) employees 2016 - 2018


Number of employees

% of all employees










If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to apply for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be addressed to: Internal Review, Performance & Data Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB.

Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on the Essex County Fire & Rescue Service website. The website address is All requests will be anonymised and no personal information including contact details will be disclosed as part of this process.

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