I. Metshin: “The 9th season without emergencies speaks of systematic work in organizing the safety on the water”
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September 2, Alsu Safina). In the completed swimming season, accidents and
drowned are not registered on the municipal beaches of Kazan. There have been
no accidents on Kazan beaches since 2011. “The ninth season without incident
and an emergency on municipal beaches is not a coincidence. There is a
systematic work to organize the safety of people on the water”, commented Ilsur
Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, at the Business Monday.
were rescued, including 5 children, on the municipal beaches of the city and in
recreation areas. First aid was provided to 264 people. “I thank the rescuers
for their work, the number of those saved speak for themselves”, marked I.
Metshin. In unauthorized places, 3 people drowned during the swimming season.
preparatory work was carried out on the eve of the swimming season in Kazan.
According to Ferdinant Timurkhanov, the head of the Civil Protection
Department, the divers examined and cleaned the bottom of reservoirs and rivers
on an area of 9750 square meters, and water and soil samples were analyzed on the
beaches. All available information stands with rules of behavior on the water
have been updated, as well as 68 full-house signs for the prohibition of
swimming in unequipped and dangerous places. Rescuers were trained to carry out
rescue operations at water bodies and provide first aid to victims.
three rescuers and one health worker on duty every day from 9 am to 8 pm on all
municipal beaches and in places of mass recreation for the population”, said F.
summer, rescuers carried out 28 actions to promote safe water behavior, as well
as training in assisting drowning people and providing first aid on the beaches
and in children's camps. In addition, rescuers distributed more than 4.3
thousand memos with similar information among vacationers.
we ask you to consider the distribution of beaches by permanent organizations
that would be responsible for their preparation for the swimming season.
Throughout the swimming season, it would monitor the maintenance of the beach
infrastructure, and together with Rospotrebnadzor, would monitor the sanitary
and epidemiological status of the water with drawing up acts of use beaches”,
the head of the Civil Protection Department addressed the Mayor of Kazan. In
addition, F. Timurkhanov drew attention to the need to increase the number of
places of recreation near the water, especially beyond the River Port.
the case when the sled needs to be prepared in the winter”, said Ilsur Metshin.
He urged the head of the Executive Committee, Denis Kalinkin, the Committee for
External Improvement, and the heads of district administrations to begin
preparations for the new swimming season in advance. “After the reconstruction,
a beach will open on Lake Komsomolskoe in Derbyshki. So, the work will be
increased, it will be necessary to organize everything ahead of time”, marked
the head of the city.