MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the eve of the elections, inspectors of the supervisory bodies of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia are carrying out a set of measures to ensure the fire safety of polling stations.
This year, on September 19, election campaigns of various levels will be held in our country.
Registered by the department – over 82 thousand objects, where more than 93 thousand polling stations are located;
To date, the specialists of the Russian Emergencies Ministry have already conducted 12 thousand consultations of the officials responsible for the elections, as well as 9 thousand practical trainings on the evacuation of people in the event of a fire.
As a result of the work carried out, almost 3 thousand violations of the established fire safety requirements were promptly eliminated.
Thus, employees of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Kursk Region conduct commission examinations of the polling stations in the region. In total, they will have to check about 1,100 such places. First of all, the presence and serviceability of primary fire extinguishing means, compliance with the requirements of emergency exits, and the operation of the fire warning system are checked.
In Crimea, EMERCOM employees have already examined over 700 objects, and also conducted about 350 briefings and more than 50 practical trainings on evacuating people in the event of a fire.
Before the elections, employees of the supervisory bodies of the EMERCOM of Russia will visit all polling stations, checking that they comply with the established fire safety requirements.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.