The Omsk Region Directorate of the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations (EMERCOM of Russia) has dispatched to the management of Transneft Western Siberia a letter of appreciation for longstanding partnership and active support of security awareness campaigns for children and youth.
Vladislav Kolodinsky, Head of the EMERCOM’s regional directorate, noted a substantial contribution the Company had made to arrangement of Security School, a large-scale regional event. This year, the contest for children and youth has brought together 25 teams from rural communities of Omsk Region.
The main task of the regional contest is to prepare middle and high school students for real actions in potential emergencies. Being a socially responsible company, Transneft Western Siberia could not stay out of promoting and advocating healthy lifestyle among the rising generation, said Gulnara Parkina, Deputy Director General for Personnel and General Affairs at Transneft Western Siberia. The Company annually finances acquisition of commemorative prizes for winners of the Security School.
Transneft Western Siberia and the EMERCOM’s territorial bodies responsible for regions of the Company’s operations have long been cooperating to ensure high level of industrial and fire safety at the Company’s production facilities. Joint firefighting and tactical drills with the EMERCOM’s firefighting units are held under approved plans, professionals of regional divisions are involved in arranging applied firefighting competitions for members of the Company’s volunteer fire brigades, plus they elaborate and negotiate plans of engaging forces and means in the case of contingencies and emergencies.
Apart from that, the Company can boast continued interaction with crisis management centres at EMERCOM’s Directorates for Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo and Krasnoyarsk Regions. Professionals from the Company and the management centres are exchanging data on a scheduled basis, and while responding to potential contingencies. Timely exchange of information enables to minimise the exposure of Transneft Western Siberia’s production infrastructure to natural phenomena.