Preventive Fire Protection


Fire protection is the study and practice of mitigating the unwanted effects of potentially destructive fires. From the occupational safety aspect we focus on

  • Compliance in respect of fire protection regulations
  • Assessment of emergency and escape routes
  • Overseeing evacuation training
  • Overseeing evacuation training of Fire Protection- or Evacuation- Officers
  • All measures that prevent the occurrence and spread of a fire

Fire protection is multi-layered and affects many areas at work. For this reason, fire protection requirements are mentioned in a large number of legal provisions, laws, ordinances and guidelines.

Preventive fire protection include all measures to counteract or limit the occurrence and spread of fires. Experts define three major areas

  • Constructional fire protection
  • Technical fire protection
  • Organizational fire protection