The responsibility for fire protection is with the Board respectively the CEO (Section 618 I Civil Code, Section 62 I Commercial Code, Sections 3, 10 I, II Labor Protection Act, ASR 2.2).
The Board rsp. the CEO is obliged to…
The state´s constitutional obligation to protect lives and health and the duty to fight dangers to the public security require substantiation concerning the defense against the acting of third entities and violations of this obligation to be sanctioned, which basically originates from these rules:
Companies are recommended to appoint a corporate Fire Protection Officer:
Fire Insurers may honor the appointing of an external Fire Protection Officer These questions use to require an answer in case of damage:
What exactly has happened?
Who is to blame?
Who will be presented the bill?
Reduce your personal liability risk!
The qualification a Fire Protection Officer (who in practice often uses to be appointed part-time) requires to have, is ruled on by the DGUV Information 205-003. Being a Fire Protection Officer means the requirement to keeping up with a multitude of changing conditions and requires profound knowledge on:
Many companies, therefore transfer the job of a fire protection officer to an external consultant like us.
Appointing an external Fire Protection Officer does not only offer you the option to reduce side costs. The costs of an external consultant, moreover, are as low as to allow you to comply with legal requirements without bigger efforts.
We draft your checklist for an object-related fire-protection-site-inspection. During such inspection we will identify, whether you already comply with the requirements of the applying regulations on protection against fire and explosion.
Check of risk factors, such as e.g.:
Check of safety factors, such as e.g.:
Employees having been instructed on the basics of preventive and defensive fire protection besides their regular job, are classified forces of first response on fire-protection (self-defense-forces) by various Acts on Disaster Control – as intended by the single regulations.
These forces provide support on:
At least 10% of the employees should be forces of first response on fire protection.
We provide support on: