INSPECTORATE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA FOR PROTECTION AGAINST NATURAL AND OTHER DISASTERS
Address: Vojkova cesta 61, 1000 Ljubljana, SI
Phone: +386 1 230 53 68
Fax: +386 1 471 20 41
Chief Inspector: Milivoj DOLŠČAK
The Inspectorate is headed by Chief Inspector. It consists of:
- the Inspection Control Section
- 13 branch offices for protection against natural and other disasters (Celje, Gorenjska, Koper, Ljubljana, Maribor, Murska Sobota, Nova Gorica, Novo mesto, Posavje, Postojna, Ptuj, Slovenj Gradec and Trbovlje).
In performing inspections related to fire safety, the inspectors focus on:
- the planning and implementation of fire safety measures in individual branches and areas,
- the work of fire-fighting units,
- the authorised natural and legal persons tasked with fire safety,
- the keeping of records and data on fires and explosions,
- the training of personnel,
- and the implementation of preventive measures.
In addition to these tasks, the Inspectorate also:
- issues permits related to draft spatial planning, site development, building, and land use plans and controls the compliance of project, technical and other documentation with fire safety regulations.
In the civil protection and disaster relief sphere, the inspections focus on:
- the implementation of measures aimed at preventing and reducing the consequences of
- natural and other disasters,
- the use and maintenance of shelters,
- the status of threat assessments,
- the status of emergency response plans,
- the monitoring, notification and alarming tasks,
- the keeping of records and databases on the protection,
- rescue and relief forces and assets and on disasters and rescue operations, the organisation, training, equipment and level of preparedness of units, services and other operational structures and bodies tasked with the management of protection, rescue and relief efforts,
- the functioning of public rescue services, and
- training of staff in companies, institutions and other organisations.
In the area of drowning safety, the inspectors exercise control over:
- the operation of public swimming areas,
- the work of water rescuers,
- organisations which conduct training for water rescuers,
- organisations which rent sports gear, and
- diver training and equipment
Other tasks of the Inspectorate related to swimming areas include:
- participation in special inspections of swimming areas
issuing opinions on operation permits for natural swimming areas.