Dingxin Disaster Prevention Technology Co., Ltd. undertook the “Inspection Project of the concerned and toxic chemicals disaster prevention in Taichung city of the year 2021” commissioned by the Environmental Protection Bureau of Taichung City Government (hereinafter referred to as EPB).Through the implementation of “disaster prevention”, “operation management” and “ counseling visits”, we assisted the EPB to enhance operation management and disaster prevention of concerned and toxic chemicals handlers in Taichung. In the meantime, through the implementation of selective examinations of the labels of environmental agents and e-shop advertisements to understand the risks and hazard identification of environmental agents used in Taichung. So far, the total implementation progress of the project is 99%, and the performance of each work as stipulated in the contract is as follows:
1.The disaster prevention and response operation of concerned and toxic chemical substances:
(1)Conducted 2 chemical incident and environmental incident scene inspections.
(2)Digitized disaster prevention data for operating sites and facilities of toxic and concerned chemical substances to a total of 500 documents.
(3)Preliminary reviewed in total of 68 documents of toxic and concerned chemical substances risk prevention and response plans and the response equipment and detection and alarm equipment plans.
(4)Assisted in conducting 2 drills, including Taichung City's Min'an Exercise No. 7 and Chungkang TIP disaster prevention drill.
(5)Conducted 21 inspections of chemical incident mutual aid groups in Taichung.
(6)Disclosed a total of 62 toxic and concerned chemical substances risk prevention and response plans for public inspection.
2.The operation management of concerned and toxic chemical substances:
(1)Conducted consultation and guidance, including 500 all kinds of audits and consultation for handlers and 291 ad hoc assignments.
(2)Preliminary reviewed in total of 247 permit registration and approval documents for toxic and concerned chemical substances.
3.Conducted counseling visits to chemical raw materials or chemicals industries:
(1)Checked 1,577 labels of environmental agents on the market.
(2)Checked 569 advertisements of environmental agents on the market.
(3)Conducted 71 site visits to check the environmental agents used in premises.
(4)Produced 1,000 copies of toxic and concerned chemical substances promotional leaflets and held various toxic and concerned chemical substances educational campaigns and food safety educational campaigns under the EPB’s instruction.
(1)Submitted monthly reports.
(2)Assisted Taichung City compiling annual concerned and toxic chemical disaster prevention and protection audit reports and assessment data of the year 2021.
(3)Compilation of the chemicals usage information in the Central Taiwan Science Park.
(4)Estimated the amount of emergency responders at the operating sites and facilities of toxic and concerned chemical substances in Taichung.
(5)Participated in environmental permit in public and private counseling meetings, and conducted other assignments during epidemic, etc.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the CECC had announced the nationwide Level 3 alert for COVID-19 since May 15, 2021. There were restrictions on gatherings, premises, and public transportation. In order to cooperate with the CECC's epidemic prevention policy and facilitate smooth implementation of all the works, the EPB ordered to change the targets and schedules of this project on June 29, 2021(according to the official document code: 中市環衛字第1100064066號); September 6, 2021(according to the official document code: 中市環衛字第1100096185號); and November 9, 2021(according to the official document code:中市環衛字第1100124882號). Our team carried out the third phase of the project as stipulated in the modified contract. Through the implementation of the project, we implemented the safety management of concerned and toxic chemical substances, enhanced emergency response capabilities, enhanced management of environmental agents, and established the concept of proper use of chemicals for the publics. Thus, people's lives, the environment, and property safety are ensured.