A key problem
that leads to horrible tragedies
causing loss of human lives
in public places is the
lack of order
and responsibility accumulated over the years, claimed
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman during a Government session.
In the course
of the meeting
the Head of the State
Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola
Chechotkin delivered a speech. He presented
preliminary results of inspections of large public
places on compliance with fire safety standards.
The Prime Minister
once again emphasized the core objective of inspections - not fines, but
the real safety of people.
"We are dealing with irresponsibility,
thus disregard of safety norms
leads to the victims. We
will not put up with
a barbaric breach of rules", the Head of
Government stressed. We will constantly
monitor the situation".
Moreover, Volodymyr Groysman
underlined refusal to implement the
recommendations of the controllers is unacceptable.
bring those who ignore demands
to strengthen the security of people
to the responsibility.
I call for the safety of
citizens. Do not try our
patience, the Head of Government
underscored, while addressing to the
owners of public places. - We will put
things right all over the
On March 28, Prime
Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman commissioned the State Emergency
Service of Ukraine (hereinafter - SES), Ministry of Regional
Development, Building, Housing and Utilities
of Ukraine and other state
authorities to carry out a thorough
inspection of public places, schools, and shopping
centers in order to
verify compliance with fire safety
norms. The Head of Government made this statement during a CMU session in the context
of the events
in the Russian
city of Kemerovo,
where on March 25, a fire swept through the
mall causing the death of
dozens of people, mostly children.
The Prime Minister
stressed that such events should
be prevented, hence this requires a control system.
According to the date released by
the State Emergency Service, at present 1319 objects have been checked,
including schools, hospitals, shopping centers. More than
15 thousand violations were detected. The worst situation
with the implementation of recommendations is in Donetsk, Sumy
and Ternopil regions.