On the 2017 Yinzhou Workplace Safety Conference, Yinzhou District Education Bureau was awarded advanced collective for its safety work in 2017. It is learnt that Yinzhou ensured there was no major safety accidents, no food poisoning, no major car accidents during students’ commuting and no drowning incidents in schools in 2017.
Yinzhou District Education Bureau gave priority to set up a dynamic school safety management mechanism. Manuals for school safety were established and handed to students. They also came up with a set of safety levels and invite a third-party inspection institute to check and inspect regularly. Up to now, 50.1% of schools in Yinzhou have a safety grade of and higher than 4A.
In order to strengthen the school safety inspection, Yinzhou Education Bureau implements a three-tiered inspection method--school’s self-inspection, cross-examination, and overall supervision of Yinzhou Education Bureau. The safety inspection covers the dormitory, traffic, construction and food etc. Any potential safety hazard will be addressed as soon as it is detected. The rectification will be conducted comprehensively with clear-cut plans for major safety hazards based on responsibility, time, measures, fund and emergency plans. Notification of rectification will be handed out to ensure the safety reform.
The surrounding area near schools is also a main focus of the safety management in Yinzhou. Through coordinated action between departments of education, police, urban management, market supervision, etc., Yinzhou strengthens the safety inspection on the surrounding places of schools.
Yinzhou education bureau also established an integrated drowning prevention system. Through the cooperation between government, society, school and parents, Yinzhou prevented students drowning in the summer holidays. According to statistics, 152 drowning prevention teams were set up with 4,500 volunteers. They went on a daily patrol to protect the students’ safety. They visited 70,000 households, organized 20 drills, carried out safety inspection 8 times, finding out 350 potential safety hazards and set up 712 warning signs.