Transportation is the basic, leading, and strategic industry of the national economy, and it has a global impact on economic and social development. Safety is the prerequisite and guarantee for the development of transportation, which is closely related to the life and health of the people.
Safety in production is related to the well-being of the people and to the overall situation of economic and social development. The report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China put forward the ambitious goal of building a strong transportation country. At the same time, it clearly requested to establish the concept of safe development, carry forward the idea of life first, safety first, and resolutely curb serious safety accidents.
The State Administration of Safety Supervision and the Ministry of Transport issued the "Road Safety Transport Development Report 2017" on December 19, which states that although the number of road accidents in China has decreased significantly in recent years, they still remain high. At present, the annual death toll of road traffic accidents in China still ranks second in the world, and there is still a long way to go to curb the high incidence of road traffic accidents and reduce their injuries.
The report shows that in 2016 China reported a total of 8.645 million road accidents, an increase of 659,000 from the same period last year, an increase of 16.5%. Among them, there were 212,846 road traffic accidents involving casualties, which killed 63,093 people, injured 226,430 people, and caused direct property losses of 1.21 billion yuan. The death rate per 10,000 vehicles from road traffic accidents was 2.14, a year-on-year increase of 2.9%.
Sun Huashan, deputy director of the State Administration of Safety Supervision, said at the first International Transportation Safety Expo that the situation of production safety in the transportation sector has continued to improve in recent years, and the total number of accidents has dropped significantly, especially a major accident that killed more than 10 people in 2004. From 55 cases to 11 cases in 2016, civil aviation has achieved continuous safe flight for 87 months, creating the best safety record in history.
"Each year, the total number of traffic accidents remains high. The number of accidents and deaths account for about 70% and 80% of the national total, respectively. Major and serious accidents have not been fundamentally curbed. The main responsibility of enterprises is not in place, illegal violations are prominent, Problems such as unbalanced development of technology and equipment that restrict transportation safety still exist. "
Keynote Speech by Sun Huashan, Deputy Director of the State Administration of Safety Supervision
Sun Huashan pointed out that because China's transportation industry is in a period of rapid development, it has achieved a number of world firsts in a short period of time including highway mileage, high-speed railway mileage, inland waterway mileage, port cargo throughput, and automobile production and sales. But at the same time, the rapid growth of vehicles, ships, roads and freight transportation has brought new challenges and pressures to transportation.
"The transportation industry is an important area of production safety. Achieving sustainable and safe development is an eternal theme of our unremitting struggle." Liu Xiaoming, deputy minister of the Ministry of Transport, pointed out that building a strong transportation country is an important support for realizing the goal of a socialist modernized country and meeting the growing demand of the people The inevitable requirement for the growth of a better life is the only way to enhance the stamina for development; building a strong transportation country must require safety as an important content of development and as an important guarantee for development, in a more prominent and important position.
Keynote Speech by Liu Xiaoming, Deputy Minister of Transport
Liu Xiaoming finally pointed out that the current situation of production safety in transportation is still severe, and there are still many outstanding problems. The Ministry of Transport will firmly establish the awareness of the red line and the bottom line, take “safe transportation” as the lead, and supply-side structural reform as the main line to implement transportation. The supervision responsibility of the competent department of transportation safety production, the responsibility of the local government, and the responsibility of the main body of the transportation company are at the core. Adhere to the problem orientation, highlight the hidden danger investigation and governance, and risk management and control. Promote the construction of security infrastructure and equipment. Systematize, standardize and standardize safety work, continuously improve management levels, resolutely curb severe accidents, and make every effort to ensure that the transportation safety situation continues to be stable and better. "A new journey to build a strong country in transportation has begun. It is our incumbent responsibility to build a satisfactory transportation for the people and meet the safety needs of the people."