To hold on the entire territory of Russia inspection of the gas equipment in houses in the course of a month instructed the first Deputy head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Stepanov. It happened after another fatal incident: as a result of a gas explosion in Ivanovo killed five people.
“The President had instructed in the shortest possible time
to audit all house farms. Ask your graphics
to adjust to during this month to finish this work on
the whole territory of Russia” – quoted Stepanova indication on a conference call in EMERCOM Agency “Interfax”. He also instructed to inform the population further, especially in the observance of safety measures when operating gas equipment.
Early Sunday morning as the result of a gas explosion and partial collapse of the two apartments and the roof in the first entrance of the 12-apartment building in Ivanovo killed five people, including a 4-year-old girl. With severe injuries hospitalized four more tenants.
November 2, the problem of the gas equipment in residential buildings was raised
at the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with government members.
The head of state demanded to develop at the Federal level a single
requirements for organizations servicing the gas equipment in residential
The head of the Ministry of construction Mikhail Men at the meeting complained that now the exploitation of this equipment can tackle almost any organization. There is a draft law that allows the government to prescribe the requirements, but he still was only a first reading. According to the Minister, the main requirements are the availability of qualified staff and the necessary equipment. In addition, according to the Minister, the development of the bill, which gives iminspector right of access to any premises for
check the availability of illegally installed gas appliances.