Notice About Fire-Fighting Measures In Hotels, Health Care Facilities, Assembly Rooms, Classrooms, Day Care Centers And Shops Reprinted Definitive Series

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om brandværnsforanstaltninger i hoteller m.v., plejeinstitutioner, forsamlingslokaler, undervisningslokaler, daginstitutioner og butikker Omtryk

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Notice about fire-fighting measures in hotels, health care facilities, assembly rooms, classrooms, day care centers and shops

Under section 33, paragraph 2, and section 70, paragraphs 4 and 5, of the emergency law, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 137 of 1. March 2004, as last amended by Act No. 1600 by 20. December 2006, shall be based on:

Definitions

§ 1. For the purposes of the provisions of this order, the following definitions shall be used:





1) Hotels, etc.: Hotels, motels, guest houses, inns, club houses, colleges, boarding schools, Scout huts, holiday home and similar businesses with soverums section.

2) Soverums section: one or more bedroom with corresponding times, including escape routes, storage room and other premises directly linked to those sleeping rooms. Two or more soverums section with common escape route considered one soverums section for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance.

3) health care facilities: Nursing homes, retirement homes, hospitals, elderly homes and other institutions for dependent persons with soverums section.

4) Assembly rooms: Theatre halls, cinema halls, catering rooms, banquet facilities, conference rooms, concert halls, exhibition halls, sports halls, churches and other premises used for similar purposes.

5) Assembly's local sections: one or more Assembly rooms with corresponding times, including escape routes, vestibule, kitchen, storage room and other premises with direct ties to the sites concerned. Two or more Assembly local section, which has common escape route, be considered as one Assembly, local section for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance.

6) classrooms: Premises, used for educational purposes, as well as premises, as are necessary for or naturally attach themselves to teaching, as URf.eks. the library, dining rooms, group rooms, special classes and gymnasiums.

7) Teaching sections: one or more classrooms with associated times, including escape routes, vestibule, kitchen, storage room and other premises with direct ties to the sites concerned. Two or more educational section, which has common escape route, considered one educational title for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance.

8) day nurseries: nurseries, kindergartens, recreation centers, day centres, after-school and other institutions with similar purposes.

9) Pre-school sections: one or more living room with its times, including escape routes, kitchen, storage room and other premises with direct ties to the sites concerned. Two or more pre-school sections, which have common escape route, considered to be one pre-school section for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance.

10) residential spaces in preschools: sleeping rooms, a relaxation room, playroom, beskæftigelsesrum, dining rooms and similar premises.

11) Shops: Sales premises with its times, including escape routes, service room and kunderum. Two or several shops with common escape routes is considered one the sales premises for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance.

12) Sales premises: Premises for retail sale under any form, as well as other sales premises with a corresponding device and application. Two or more sales premises with a common escape routes is considered one the sales premises for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance.





The scope of the

§ 2. The Ordinance is applicable to





1) soverums section with more than 10 beds in hotels and health care facilities, etc.

2) holiday homes with more than 10 sleeping places used for rental,

3) Assembly rooms to more than 50 persons,

4) educational section for more than 150 persons,

5) pre-school section to more than 50 persons or with more than 10 sleeping and

6) stores to more than 150 people.





Operational measures

§ 3. The Danish Emergency Management Agency establishes operational requirements applicable to in § 2, nr. 1 and nr. 4-6 listed companies as well as for assembly rooms to more than 150 persons, see. However, paragraph 3. The operational regulations contains rules on the instruction of personnel, conduct, escape routes, fire-fighting equipment, fire doors, etc., escape route lighting, evacuation system as well as electrical safety certificate, etc.

(2). The Municipal Council can in these companies provide additional operational cuts, which in each case is deemed necessary in order to prevent or reduce the risk of fire and to ensure the rescue of persons, who are in the premises.

(3). The Municipal Council may approve other operational measures, see. (4) than the measures required in the operational rules drawn up pursuant to paragraph 1. The Municipal Council approved operational measures to ensure compliance with the terms set out in the operational requirements are catered for at least the same extent as by application of the requirements.

(4). The Municipal Council approved operational measures to be presented by one of the owner or keeper prepared operating and maintenance plan. Operation and maintenance plan shall contain information on the nature of the basic regulation. § 2, nr. 1-6, and any provisions that may be taken on





1) to persons other than the owner or keeper may be required to ensure that the operational and maintenance plan included measures are complied with,

2) fire technical installations,

3) layout of the sites, including any provisions on





(a)) use of one or more space allocation plans,

b) fixtures line-up

(c)) the number of persons who may be given access to the sites,

d) evacuation plan

e) gates and other access routes, which are necessary for the overall rescue-rescue and extinguishing work and

f) escape routes and emergency conditions, moreover,





4) the measures in the operational requirements laid down pursuant to paragraph 1, which shall apply for the sites,

5) special conditions, such as URf.eks. Special events, repairs and maintenance work on or in the building,

6) instruction and training of staff,

7) own checks, to be performed by the owner or by others and evidence, as well as

8) the additional provisions, which had to be taken to fire safety can be maintained throughout the life of the building.





§ 4. The Municipal Council may, on behalf of the Assembly rooms to more than 50 and a maximum of 150 persons to give operational cuts, which in each case is deemed necessary in order to prevent or reduce the risk of fire and to ensure sound rescue and fire extinguishing capabilities in the event of fire.

(2). The Municipal Council may for holiday homes with more than 10 sleeping places used for rent, provide operational cuts, which in each case is deemed necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of fire and to ensure sound rescue and fire extinguishing capabilities in the event of fire.

§ 5. Buildings that are not decorated like hotel, etc., can be used for up to 5 24-temporary accommodation after permission from the local authority in each individual case and in accordance with the conditions laid down in the operational requirements.

Application and review

§ 6. Applications for permits and approvals and notifications to the Municipal Council in accordance with the notice or the operational requirements referred to in paragraph 3 shall be accompanied by the descriptions and drawings necessary for two copies.

Penalty

§ 7. With fine or imprisonment until 4 months punished anyone who





1) fails to comply with the operational requirements set out under section 3 (1)

2) overrides the provisions laid down pursuant to article 3, paragraphs 2 and 4,

3) overrides the measures approved pursuant to section 3, paragraph 3, or

4) violates section 8, paragraphs 2 to 7.





(2). The penalty can rise to imprisonment for up to 2 years if the infringement was committed intentionally or through gross negligence, and if the infringement is





1) caused substantial damage to persons, property or the environment or caused danger therefor, or

2) achieved or intended an economic advantage for the person himself or others, including savings.





(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

Date of entry into force and transitional provisions

§ 8. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. April 2008.

(2). Hotels, holiday homes, health care facilities, assembly rooms, day care centers, classrooms and shops allowed decorated, rebuilt or modified after the date of entry into force of the Decree, by the owner or the user is notified to the local authority, and the demands of the Municipal Council are asking after the notice or the operational rules drawn up in accordance with this, must be met before the premises are taken into use.


(3). Hotels, health care facilities, assembly rooms, classrooms, day care centers and stores that are allowed before the entry into force of the Decree, to be furnished by the owner is notified to the Municipal Board within 3 months after the date of entry into force of the Executive order on or before putting into service premises, unless the notification previously happened after:





1) section 28 of the Ministry of Justice Decree No. 25 of 25. January 1949 concerning fire-fighting measures in hotels, etc.,

2) § 9 (2) and (3) of the Ministry of Justice Decree No. 567 of 20. December 1972 on fire-fighting measures in hotels, assembly rooms, schools, shops and corporate houses,

3) § 9 (2) and (3) of the Ministry of Justice Decree No. 29 of 21. January 1977 about fire-fighting measures in hotels etc., assembly rooms, schools, day care centers, shops and corporate houses, or

4) section 8, paragraphs 2 to 9, in order No. 196 of 21. March 1990 on fire-fighting measures in hotels, health care facilities, assembly rooms, schools, day care centers and shops with subsequent amendments.





(4). Holiday houses with more than 10 sleeping places used for rental, and which are built before the entry into force of the Decree, by the owner or the user is notified to the Municipal Board within 3 months after the date of entry into force of the Executive order.

(5). For the notification to the Municipal Council in accordance with paragraph 2-4 listed Assembly rooms and holiday houses to be the owner's or user's name and residential address must be provided. If the owner or keeper of a local Assembly has appointed a responsible person, to be operating his or her name and residential address also reported. Changes in the illuminated shall also be notified to the local authority.

(6). The Ministry of Justice Decree No. 196 of 21. March 1990 on fire-fighting measures in hotels, health care facilities, assembly rooms, schools, day care centers and shops are hereby repealed.
The Ministry of defence, the 25. February 2008 Søren Gade/Susan l. Nissen