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With your babies name is fire! But then it’s already too late for most clubs. Jeff Flake is open to suggestions. Because in their case, the firemen not to fires, but to check fire regulations. Clubs with own premises regularly violate fire safety laws. And that can be very costly for a club. Failure to comply with fire safety regulations now high fines those responsible. And in the event of damage, the Board of Directors is liable with his personal fortune. The German Volunteer Association helps the Association boards: he secures the volunteers committed against personal liability and provides its members with legal advice in all matters relating to the Club’s management. Munich, March 13, 2009.

For all clubs with own premises, buildings or equipment, fire safety and fire protection regulations are an explosive topic. The requirements, such as the attachment of fire extinguishers and smoke detectors, must be implemented. But to fulfill the law, are mostly high Necessary investments. The statutory requirements and applicable law are complex. Many volunteer Board members surrender, because without professional help, you can hardly track keep. \”, explains Hans Hachinger, Board member of the German Association honorary e.V.. The fire safety requirements but does not meet, it comes to hefty fines for those responsible. A club based in the town of Pfungstadt expected, for example, a Minister from Berlin visit.

For security reasons, the Club caused that all the doors were locked at the end of the escape routes. This gross violation of the Assembly sites Ordinance is common, if politician people protection. In the event of a claim the Board is liable with his personal fortune. Against this risk, Board members must insure themselves. Also the German Olympic Sports Confederation indicates the personal liability risks currently all sports clubs with their own facilities. The German Volunteer Association with a membership ensures all Responsible against the personal liability risk.

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