Fire protection and the objectives behind
Fire protection measures are taken because:
- a) there is a statutory objective
- b) there is a legal liability objective
- c) there is an insurance legal objective
- d) there is a management goal
- e) there is a private legal interest
- f) there is a financial technical goal
Specifically called the fire protection goals:
- 1. Avoid the danger to life and health (personal protection)
- 2. Avoid material damage (protection of property)
- 3. Avoid damage to the environment (environmental protection)
The basic requirements for fire protection are laid down in international, European, national and local regulations or in private law directives.
Here, the following breakdown is basically:
- Protection of life and health : building legislation with the standards referred to in
- Protection of property values : guidelines of the insurance industry
- Protection of the environment : European and national guidelines
Requirements in laws, regulations , guidelines and standards take precedence over the recommendations in this safety manual and are to be observed generally for fire protection planning .
Areas with no legal regulations can be settled between the contractor and lender of the construction project contract. To support such a contractual stipulations exist relevant standards. Legal liability of the safety standard of buildings on the generally recognized state of the art is measured.
This is defined in the relevant standards or guidelines and fact sheets of the trade association