Department of Industrial Safety

Department of Industrial Safety


The Department of Industrial Security started its operation in 2012, simultaneously with the establishment of industrial security, which is the third field of disaster management, in the organization of the Institute for Disaster Management. The instructors of the department prepare students to perform their duties in the fields of protection against major accidents involving hazardous materials, security of dangerous goods transport activities, protection of vital systems and facilities, nuclear emergency response tasks, and industrial accident prevention.

 Since 2013, the specialization in industrial security has been operating in the basic training of disaster management, which provides specialists for professional disaster management bodies, public administration organizations, local governments and economic organizations operating hazardous activities. The master's program also includes the training of managers for industrial security tasks. The staff of the department belong to the professional staff of disaster management, they hold the rank of officer. The lecturers of the department participate in the research of the scientific fields aimed at the development of the legal and institutional system of industrial security belonging to the doctoral training in military engineering.



Head of Department of Industrial Safety

The head of the department of Industrial Security is Dr. Lajos Kátai-Urbán, Fire Deparment Colonel, habilitated associate professor. He has degrees in military civil engineering, fire protection engineering, international economic expertise and law. He has fifteen years of experience as an industrial security authority and international professional leader in disaster management organizations. He has been involved in legal harmonization, institution building and enforcement activities related to dangerous plants and shipments. He also participated in the establishment and development of Hungarian industrial security higher education.



Contact Information

Department of Industrial Security

Postal address: 1441 Bp. Pf. 60. (P.O. Box)

Office: Address: 1101. Budapest. Hungária krt. 9-11. Building 6


Telephone: 00 36 1 432 9000 / 29-653

Head of Department: Dr. Lajos Kátai-Urbán Fire Deparment Colonel, Associate Professor