The Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid (IFV, Institute for Safety) is the institute for disaster relief and public crisis management in the Netherlands. Focus is on helping the 25 safety regions if it comes to reinforcing fire services and dealing with contingency plans and crisis management.
IFV contributes to a safer society by strengthening the safety regions and their partners in terms of professionalising their tasks. IFV develops and shares relevant knowledge, has expertise in acquiring and managing communal equipment and supports authorities and management councils in question – in line with its ‘spot and connect’ device.
All products and services of IFV relate to the following six regular key activities of the safety regions:
The Brandweeracademie (Fire Service Academy), part of the Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid, takes care of the permanent professional competence of fire service employees and people employed in the field of crisis management and disaster relief. The Brandweeracademie develops and offers education for employees from officer level and develops educational material for the entire Fire Service in the Netherlands. The academy also carries out (scientific) research in the field of fire suppression and fire prevention. The Brandweeracademie comprises a professorship of Fire Prevention and a professorship of Fire Service Science.
The Brandweeracademie (Fire Service Academy), part of the Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid, has published several reports in English:
Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid (IFV, Institute for Safety)P.O. Box 70106801 HA Arnhem+31 26 355 24 firstname.lastname@example.org
VisitorsKemperbergerweg 7836816 RW Arnhem
Travel directions Arnhem
Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid (IFV, Institute for Safety)P.O. Box 71122701 AC Zoetermeer+ 31 79 330 46 email@example.com
VisitorsZilverstraat 912718 RP Zoetermeer
Travel directions Zoetermeer