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KOR

History of KFPA

1973 ~ NOW

2019

Dec

  • Signed MOU for fire prevention and technology development (Fire Agency)

May

  • Awarded a group commendation from the Ministry of Health and Welfare for protection

2017

Oct

  • Revision of Fire Insurance Act, Enforcement Decree and Enforcement Rules (mandatory liability of fire assurance tier collision)

Aug

  • Contracting MOU for sharing safety inspections and tests between KFPA and DBI(Danish Institute of FIre Safety and Security Technology)

2015

Jan

  • Received the "Presidential Citation (Group Award) in the field of law and science" at the 11th Crime Scene Investigation Awards(Korea Fire Protection Association Fire Insurance Laboratories of Korea)

2014

Jan

  • Increased the scope of safety inspections, etc. from only fires to fires, explosions, collapses, and similar disasters

2012

Oct

  • Production and proclamation of KFPA character

2011

May

  • launching the Fire Safety Certificate Program

2010

Sep

  • Establishing IAAI Korea

May

  • Contracting MOU for sharing fire protection information between KFPA and NEMA

2009

Apr

  • Contracting MOU for sharing fire protection information between KFPA and NEMA

2008

Dec

  • Agreement of cooperation between KFPA and KFS

2007

Aug

  • registered as Professional Educational Instituition for fire officer by NEMA

2002

Dec

  • Liability on deaths was raised up to \80 million. Accommodation business and large retail stores for agricultural products were added tp the category of Sepecific Buildings.

Aug

  • Nominated as an USCG formal approval institution by US Coast Guard

2001

Dec

  • Research Institution for the Specialized Research Duty Personnel by Military Manpower Administration(FILK)

MAR

  • Nominated as an evaluating institution for Korean Standards Certification by KATS

1997

Dec

  • Official Education & Training Institution by Ministry of Laber (FILK)

Aug

  • Applicable regions and categories of Special Buildings by the Law expanded cover all provinces of Korea . Liability on deaths according to Fire Insurance with Special Provisions of Liability on Bodily Injury was raised up to ₩30 million.

1996

Oct

  • Agreement of cooperation between KFPA and NFPA

Jan

  • Registered as a qualified inspection business on fire protection systems

1994

Oct

  • Agreement of cooperation between KFPA and FMRC

1993

Apr

  • Started premium discount survey operations for Highly Protected Risks

1992

Oct

  • Disbanding of Fire Insurance Pool on the Special Building

1986

Dec

  • Disbanding of Fire Insurance Pool on the Special Building

Apr

  • Fire Insurers Laboratories of Korea (FILK) opened

1984

Jun

  • Disbanding of Financial Insurance Pool

1977

Sep

  • KFPA Youido HQ open

1975

Jan

  • Merged with "Non-Life Insurance Pool Office" to start fire insurance services for Special Buildings

1974

Dec

  • Applicable regions by the Law expanded to cover Inchon, Gwangju, Daejon, and Jeonju

1973

May

  • Established of KFPA (started fire safety inspection services in Seoul, Busan, and Daegu)

Feb

  • Enactment of the "ACT ON THE IDEMNIFICATION FOR FIRE-CAUSED LOSS AND THE PURPOSE OF INSURANCE POLICIES"