Recently, the city carried out safe production examination towards the gas operation in metallurgical enterprises, supervising and urging the metallurgical enterprises to enhance the safety management of gas operation and eliminate the single-section gas furnaces failing to reach the standards of safe operation as well as avoiding accidents of intoxication and explosion.
During the examination period, the city has examined 18 gas operating enterprises in total, has uncovered in total 48 problems and hidden dangers and issued 4 rectification orders with deadlines. Up till now, there are in total 14 single-section gas furnaces in use city-wide (2 in Suichang, and 12 in Qingtian), and they will all be eliminated by the end of this year. At the end of 2015, there are in total 151 single-section gas furnaces in the city, and the elimination work was gradually carried out. Since the past two years, metallurgical enterprises gradually put natural gas in use as fuel, and has eliminated in total 138 singe-section gas furnaces, avoiding unsafe factors of single-section gas furnaces from its root.
Next, all the relevant departments in the city should enhance the supervision and management of gas operation section, practically promoting the safe operation and management of natural gas pipeline, station and varieties of thermal furnace; they should speed up the elimination, and during the period of use, relevant enterprises should pay more attention to the management and control of the safety risks during metallurgical gas operation, examination and repair; they should enhance general inspection, urging the enterprises to strictly carry out The Stipulation of Safe Production Supervision of Metallurgical Enterprises, constructing and reconstructing the ‘Three “Meanwhiles” ’ institution of safety equipment of projects; they should make further efforts in safety management towards safety devices and dangerous operating sections such as high-temperature molten metal; and they should improve the warding towards the prevention and cure of occupational hazards and occupational health, comprehensively implementing the safe operation regulations of occupations. (Municipal Safety Supervision Bureau)