House indicating technique with the 10 days in Essen fire answers to burning questions every year in Germany economic assets of a multi-billion-euro literally smoke rises again. Many companies often underestimate the importance of fire safety and pay a high price for it sometimes. With the fire days in Essen, the Haus der Technik (HDT) has established an annual technical forum that relies on enlightenment and presents concrete solutions. The figures speak for themselves: expert estimates are every year to some 200 fires in German companies, where the pure fire damage are each over 500,000 euros. About 70 percent of the undertakings concerned must apply for insolvency after a fire immediately or in the following year. The insurance replace the damage to buildings and equipment but after a fire in General and takes a so-called business interruption insurance–if completed by the company – with the ongoing costs period, but against the complications there is no effective insurance protection. Until the affected company has resumed operation, customers often migrate to the competitors and former employees who may have been temporarily jobless by the fire, have sought a new job.
Underestimate the importance of fire safety is often still”, explained Dipl.-ing. Jens-Christian Voss. The occupational safety expert manages the Essenes of the HDT fire days that take place for the ninth time this year already and have developed into a renowned expert forum. The subject has not lost overlooking the claims topicality”, so the skilled person. We’re in the HDT event of less to the raised index finger, but rather, objectively and comprehensively inform the participants about the problem and identifying appropriate solutions.” Because choose is often the figures show it of the existence of a company. 10 Essen fire safety day on November 18-19 2009 “with the fire, the Essen Haus der Technik (HDT) picks up an important issue, because each year billions of dollars in damage by fire in company. Under the guidance of occupational safety experts Dipl.-ing. renowned experts from the fields of industry, fire, insurance and consulting Jens-Christian Voss give participants insight into the possibilities of effective and preventive fire protection. In an accompanying exhibition will present various manufacturers on a fair new methods and software of fire-fighting. The detailed program of events get interested on request at the Haus der Technik, Tel. 0201/1803-344 (Mrs Ramzi), fax 0201/1803-346, E-mail: or on the Internet at or directly here: htd/veranstaltungen/W-H050-11-465-9.