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National Training Centre for Fire Investigation

Supervisor: doc. Ing. Jozef Martinka, PhD.


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Project description:Fire investigation is among the most complex tasks in the area of fire protection. The results of fire investigation are applied in the development, or amendment of existing legislation, technical standards, as well as industrial regulations to reduce the number of fires, but especially for reducing the number of killed and injured persons and the amount of property damage. In addition, the correct determination of the cause of fire may represent a fine line between justice and judicial error. Despite this importance of fire investigation, in Slovak Republic there is currently no accredited university degree program focused on fire investigation. Similarly, there is no accredited lifelong learning program of training in this area. As a result, almost exclusively former members of the Fire and Rescue Department are hired to the position of fire investigator in the commercial sector (mainly insurance companies and companies with high fire risk), despite the fact, that the legislation allows to recruit also graduate of high school without experience. The main objective of this project is to develop a national training center for fire investigation. National Training Center will consist of laboratory for reconstruction of fires in laboratory scale (laboratory was developed in project KEGA in the previous period), library (part was created in KEGA in the previous period, partly from other projects and the completion of the proposed project) and virtual laboratory for identification of causes of fires (will be built from the proposed project).
Kind of project:KEGA ()
Department:Ústav integrovanej bezpečnosti (MTF)
Project identification:018STU-4/2016
Project status:Not approved
Project start date :01. 01. 2016
Project close date:31. 12. 2018
Number of workers in the project:12
Number of official workers in the project:12

Official project workers

The following table shows the researcher workers who have been assigned official roles in a project.

OfficerOfficial roles
Ing. Ivan Koblen, CSc.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Peter Rantuch, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
RNDr. Maroš Sirotiak, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Martin Zachar, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Hana Kobetičová, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Igor Wachter, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Jozef Martinka, PhD.zodpovedný riešiteľ
Bc. Alena Michálikováadministrátor
prof. Ing. Karol Balog, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Alica Pastierová, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Ivan Hrušovský, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
prof. RNDr. Danica Kačíková, PhD.spoluriešiteľ