MES State Fire Protection Service holds fire-tactical exercise at “Ethylene-Polyethylene” plant

State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations held a fire-tactical exercise on the theme "Extinguishing of fires in open-type technological devices" at Ethylene-Polyethylene plant of Azerkimya Production Unit.

The aim of exercise was to train technical staff in case of fire in technological devices, activity of the facility administration, carrying out reconnaissance operations in case of fire by first and next firefighting head, assessment of the fire situation, meeting, deploying and managing equipment until reaching them the fire site, managing communication in case of fire, observing technical safety rules in case of combat operations.

The exercise was led by deputy head of State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, internal service Colonel, Rza Khudiyev. Forces and means of Sumgayit city Fire Protection Garrison of the State Fire Protection Service, equipment and forces of Ethylene-Polyethylene plant of SOCAR Azerkimya Production Unit were deployed for the exercise.

Prior to the exercise, fire safety of technological devices, buildings and constructions of the facility and other important characteristics of the facility were studied, fire trucks’ provision with technical means was checked. The tactical exercise started after other necessary preparation works were done.

The actions of employees of fire protection units and plant in the fire-tactical exercise were analyzed, recommendations were given to apply the positive practice in the future, eliminate the shortcomings, improve combat actions in the future.


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