Binh Duong, 11st April, 2017
- This morning, the Provincial Department of Fire Prevention and Fighting Police has conducted a rescue and emergency fire drill with multi forces at Apparel Far Eastern Co., Ltd (Vietnam) in VSIP I. This is amongst many activities to implement Directive No. 32/ CT-UBND of Binh Duong People's Committee on enhancing fire prevention, fighting and rescue.
The drill was attended by honored delegates: Mr. Tu Xuan Son - Vice Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front of Binh Duong Province, Mr. Nguyen Van Dut - Deputy Director of Provincial Fire Prevention and Fighting Police, Mr Vo Van Phuc - Deputy Director of Provincial Police, Mr. Do Thanh Su - Vice Chairman of Thuan An Town People's Committee and representatives of more than 100 enterprises.
In attendance of 4,500 workers of Apparel Far Eastern, the rehearsal also involved other VSIP customers: Wonderful Saigon Electric Co., Stada Co Ltd, Glomed Foods, GS Battery Viet Nam Co., Ltd., Takako Viet Nam Co., Ltd., Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd., URC Vietnam Co., Ltd. and Sakata Co., Ltd.
30 vehicles were gathered to support the drill, including: 14 fire-engines, 01 command vehicle, 01 tank, 01 first-aid vehicle, 02 vehicles, 01 ladder truck, 02 ambulances and 08 specialized cars. Particularly, a team of 18 VSIP fire-fighters participated the drill with two fire-engines.
Being an infrastructure developer leasing land, ready-built factories as well as service provider, VSIP always sets highest priority to fire prevention and fighting mission in its parks. Investing in qualified infrastructure for fire prevention and fighting, setting up forces and having fire prevention and fighting appliances well-equipped, promoting the the coordination of multi forces in fire prevention and fighting: these are amongst activities at VSIP to ensure a safe environment for its investors. Special attention has been paid to the coordination with the authorities and the enterprises themselves in fire prevention and fighting. The drill this morning is a typical excersise.
Earlier, in awareness of the neccessity of on-site forces to minimize the damage caused by fire and explosion, VSIP has arranged an area of 5,000m2 for Thuan An Town Fire Fighting Police Station to build up its a headquarters within VSIP I; 2,483m2 for fire fighting brigade of Thu Dau Mot city in VSIP II and another 5,000m2 were handed over to provincial fire fighting office in VSIP II-A. Two specialized fire crews were set up at VSIP I & II to implement and coordinate with VSIP’s team in fire prevention and fighitng activities.
In addition, VSIP Fire Crew with 04 fire-engines and 44 fire-fighters regularly participate in fire prevention and fighting activities in the province such as Fire Prevention and Fighting Workshop in Di An, Thuan An, Ben Cat, Tan Uyen and other conferences and training courses. The team’s effort has been endorsed by the provincial People’s Committee, who has awared VSIP Fire Crew with many certificates of excellence for years.
After the rehearsal, VSIP will have a meeting with the leaders of Binh Duong Fire Prevention and Fighting Police, Fire Prevention and Fighting Steering Committees and other forces to learn from the experience and improve the skills for better cordination and execution in the future, towards the most comprehensive and safest investment environment for VSIP customers.