PV GAS accompanies “Fire Prevention Month 2019” program

11:05 | 12/11/2019 Economy- Society

(VEN) - The “Fire Prevention Month 2019” is an annual program organized in response to the day when all people prevent and fight fire on October 4. The program was organized by the Economy and Forecast Review in collaboration with the Industrial Safety Techniques and Environmental Agency, the Vietnam Fire and Rescue Police Department, and the University of Fire Prevention and Fighting; with companion of the PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV GAS).

Despite the efforts of ministries and sectors to direct the implementation in labor safety and fire prevention and fighting, in reality, there are organizations and individuals who are still subjective and do not attach much attention on fire prevention and fighting which resulted in serious fires and explosions, affecting security, order, environment and social security.

According to statistics, in 2018, there were 4,075 fire and explosion cases in the country, causing 112 deaths and 263 injuries, and estimated damage of about VND 1.7 trillion. In the first 7 months of 2019, there were 2,404 fire and explosion cases, killing 65 people and injuring 113 people, and the damage was estimated at VND781 billion.

Before this situation, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Le Xuan Dinh - Editor-in-chief of the Economy and Forecast Review underlined that fire and explosion prevention always plays an important role in protecting lives and properties of agencies. families and society. Serious implementation in this work will help keep the peace and happiness for all families and society.

With diverse activities, the 2019 Fire Prevention Month Program contributed to disseminating information on awareness, roles and responsibilities of authorities, heads of agencies, organizations, households and individuals regarding observance of the laws on fire prevention and fighting, therefore they can be active in real fire and explosion situations.

The program also enhanced the effectiveness and efficiency of state management of fire prevention and fighting, especially in key national areas and works, urban areas, industrial parks, commercial areas ... that are at high risk of fire and explosion.

PV GAS has actively participated in fire prevention training and competition to ensure safety and security

The 2019 Fire Prevention Month Program has specific activities: press meeting before the program (September 26, 2019 at International Convention Center, Hanoi); Hanging banners to respond to the program in three big cities: Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City (From October 1 to October 11, 2019); Television program: We are firefighters (recorded on September 28, 2019 and broadcast on VTV1 on September 29, 2019); Issue a handbook on fire prevention and fighting (October 2019); Cycling in response to the fire prevention month 2019 at 8:30 on October 3, 2019 at the Center for Culture and Sport of Ba Dinh, No. 55 Doc Ngu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.

The training in fire prevention and fighting in Hanoi took place from October 8 to October 11, 2019); while the fire prevention, fighting and rescue drills in Hanoi were held from October 15 to October 18, 2019.