Wuliqiao, Shanghai China. International Safe Community #281
Wuliqiao International Safe Community is the 50th in China and 281st in the world. Application (Form A) and Community Internet Summary (form B). Site Visit June 2012, Designation Ceremony 22nd November 2012.
Community Name: Shanghai Huangpu
Number of Community Residents: In 2006, the resident population of this community was 84,594, including the urban resident population of 69,273 and migrant population of 15, 321. For the resident population, 34, 795 were male (accounting for 50.23%), 34, 478 were female (accounting for 49.77%), 4, 622 were children and adolescents aged under 15 and 15, 624 were theb old aged over 60.
Program Start Time: November 25, 2006
For further information contact:
Name: Ma Li
Institution: Shanghai Huangpu Wuliqiao Sub-district Office
Address: No. 758, Quxi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai City
Zip Code: 200023
Municipality/City: Shanghai City
Phone (country code included): 86-21-63035050*8412
Community Website: http://wlaq.shlwjm.com/
The programme covers the following safety promotion activities:
- Children Safety Program
Kindergarten is the main place for learning and activities of children aged 0 -7. In order to prevent and reduce the incidence of injury, the kindergarten provides a safe campus environment through campus safety system management, dietetic hygiene and health management and activity facilities and equipment security management.
Fire brigade, public security substation and communicable disease preventive treatment station conducts the relevant safety knowledge lectures and training activities to the teachers of kindergarten, and strengthen the ability of teaching and administrative staff to prevention, save theirseleves and cooperate through simulation exercises such as “Anti-violence invasion”, “fire fighting and evacuation” and “disposal of sudden illness and injury”.
Provide safety education to children by means of teaching and games, such as fire drills and tricks for earthquake escape, to help the children to improve their awareness of self-protection so that they will lose their head because of nervousness and can better give simple self-help.
Give play to the resources and advantages of parents, to participate in the maintenance of campus order and guarantee of children safety.
- Bicycling Safety Program for Middle School Student
The school requires that each student can not ride on the road until obtaining its issued Certificate of Cycling. The assessments of Certificate of Cycling are divided into theoretical assessment, practical assessment, and detail assessment. By the end of 2011, all the students cycling to school had passed the assessments (100%), and had obtained the Certificate of Cycling.
The school spot checks the conditions of students’ bicycles from time to time, with inspection rate of 100%. For the bicycles found to have problems through check, the school should make records, and contact with the parents to require parents to help students repair their bicycles.
The school conducts follow-up visit to the
parents and students for his or her (a student‘s) safe cycling. In the event of
violating traffic rules or more than twice for the same problem occur, the
school will cancel his or her qualifications for cycling to school. If the
student requires to cycle again, he or she needs to re-apply, and carries out
training on safe cycling again.
- Sports Safety Program (Evidence-based)
There are 19 fitness court administrators (volunteers) in 19 residential communities, who made safety inspection for fitness equipment in fitness places for years and made records of inspections. Once the equipment failure is found, they will promptly report to relevant sub-district departments to solve the problems, to protect community residents from sports injuries caused by equipment failure.
There is a green space located in the intersection of South Zhongshan No. 1 Road and Luban Road, with a total area of 4,000 square meters. In the green space, “World Expo Forest” sports venue in Wuliqiao community is established where a 270-sqm non-standard basketball court and fitness area covering 120 square meters are available. In 2009, Luwan District Sports Bureau invested 150,000 yuan in the reconstruction of lighting, ground, equipment, etc. of the basketball court, which facilitates community residents to carry out sports activities at night.
Community sports instructors guide community residents to carry out sports activities which adpat to their own physical condition in various fitness courts, prevent from various diseases caused by excessive exercise, and guide the old to conduct “Eight Trigrams Boxing” and “Taijiquan” physical training.
There are together 84 physical fitness teams and 1458 people with average age of 58 years old in Wuliqiao Community. The above people regularly participate in physical and sports training such as Taijiquan, Mulan Fan, Soft Ball Game, Rubber Band Exercise, Eight Trigrams Boxing, assist community culture center in carrying out nationwide fitness campaigns, and also show their own good mental outlook at the same time.
- Safety Program for the Elderly
Insure for 573 unemployed old people, purchase “Seniors Worry-free” accident insurance for destitute elderly people living alone, lonely elder people and unemployed insured elder people, and provide good health channels free of charge.
Set up three day-care centers for the elderly to solve the problem that the elderly are unattended in the day. The day-care centers also arrange full-time doctors to make “morning check” for the elderly every morning to understand health status, preventing accidents.
The elderly aged over 75 with actions inconvenience enjoy delivery of meals. Free nutritious breakfast is provided to the permanent residents aged over 90.
In order to eliminate the hidden dangers in the living environment of the old people living along and senile old people, free onsite safety inspections were made for water, electricity and gas facilities in the homes of 5,384 old people living alone, to install 302 handrails and pave 200 slopes for needy old people from 2008 to 2011.
Community volunteers provide service to the elderly by visiting the elderly, accompanying the elderly to chat and buying food and making out a prescription twice a day. The rate for 845 elderly people living alone and the volunteers in pairs is 100%.
Home health care services agreement is signed by the community health center and people aged over 95 in the community. Community doctors pay regular visits to provide medical services for the elderly. Every year, 140 unemployed destitute elderly people, and elderly people (returning to Shanghai for placement) enjoy free medical examination. Well-known doctors of Ruijin Hospital and No.9 People’s Hospital are invited to participate in public-welfare clinic activities in the community, and more than 3,200 persons benefit from these each year. 170 health lectures are held, with more than 9,500 people benefit from the lecturers.
Xinyue Red Sunset Psychological Consulting Room is established, where professional counselors and volunteers provide psychological counseling for the elderly, help them out and solve problems and ease psychological pressure. The activity rooms for the old have been established in 19 neighborhood committees to enrich the spare time of the old. Wuliqiao Association for the Old holds Community Seniors’ Culture and Art Festival, golden wedding celebrations and various collection exhibitions and photography exhibitions to fully demonstrate the charms of the elderly in Wuli Sub-district.
- Safety Program for the Disabled
Help the disabled to enhance their behavioral function and reduce the occurrence of accidental injury through the disability rehabilitation services and distribution of articles and appliances. Every month, community rehabilitation doctors provide home rehabilitation services for more than 730 people with disabilities by 2011. Supplies and appliances are distributed to physically disabled persons, deaf and dumb persons and blind persons free of charge, such as wheelchairs, crutches, canes, watches for the blind, doorbells, hearing aids, corrective shoes, etc
Barrier-free facilities are rebuilt for the disabled. Handrails are installed in the staircase, corridors, access stairs, toilets, kitchens and other places prone to injury.
Vehicle Inspection Section of Traffic Police Branch goes to homes of the disabled to make annual inspection and maintenance of vehicle safety for 56 motor vehicles and handcars specially used by the disabled within the jurisdiction.
Publicity for disability prevention and disability rehabilitation. Combine theme promotional activities in terms of “Eye Care Day”, “Ear Care Day”, “Disabled Day”, “Mental Health Day” and “Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease Prevention Publicity Week”, and disseminate prevention and treatment knowledge in terms of eye diseases, ear diseases, mental diseases, hypertension diseases, etc.
Organize volunteers and families of disabled people in pairs, and various schools in the district and sub-district disabled federation in pairs, and provide activity space for the disabled. The teachers in schools carry out the activities beneficial to physical and psychological health to enrich the life of the disabled.
- Public Security Program
Technical security monitoring sub-center of the community is established, and electronic monitoring probes are installed in the main aisles of all old-fashioned residential communities. Surveillance camera signals are interconnected to the local police stations for round-the-clock dynamic monitoring.
538 residential buildings within Wuliqiao jurisdiction are installed with electronic intercom iron gates with anti-theft function, with 100% of installation rate.
Strengthen actual community population of the community and management of floating population.
Various residential communities set up public security committee, building-protecting teams, patrol teams of resident CPC member and voluntary community fire brigades. Patrol teams make patrol in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening every day to ensure community safety
- Fire Safety Program
Regular meetings are held monthly, attended by the leaders of Fire Brigade, Sub-district Comprehensive Management Office, safety cadres of communities, full and part time fire safety policemen of police stations, and fire safety responsible persons of various companies. Fire safety conditions are informed of to timely adjust and plan for fire safety.
Propagandists of the community distribute the fire safety manual free of charge to residents. Fire brigades within the jurisdiction establish a long-term interaction mechanism with schools, and conduct training on the knowledge of fire fighting by making use of student’s extra-curricular activities. Regularly practitioners of the relevant enterprises and institutions within the jurisdiction are mobilized to accept training in terms of fire safety management, use of fire fighting equipment, escape and self-help in the fire, etc. Especially for the individual industrial and commercial owners and responsible persons with relatively weak fire management, special fire safety lectures are launched to improve awareness of fire safety of practitioners.
Fire Prevention Office and District Fire brigade guide enterprises and institutions, and residential communities to conduct fire fighting drills within the jurisdiction. All primary and secondary schools and kindergartens conduct escape drills for students every year.
Safety check efforts of fire fighting were made to residential areas, and places of business. Enterprises and places of business with fire safety hazards were ordered to stop business activities, which met fire safety standards before they could resume their business activities.
Sub-district Fire Prevention Office, fire brigade and community neighborhood committee organize professionals to conduct fire safety inspection and rectification for wires, corridors and other places in the houses of elderly people living alone.
- Gas Safety Program
The community and Gas Company cooperate to jointly do well in disposal of gas accidents, emergency repair and safety publicity, and have signed Agreement on Building a Civilized Community with Gas Safety.
Renovation of decayed pipelines. 2006-2009 totally renovated decayed branch pipes of 5520 meters, with benefiting users of 2450.
Gas Company conducted the gas safety check for 28,711 gas users within the jurisdiction every two years, and issued Advice to Rectification of Gas Safety Risks to families with safety risks, and gave aid in rectification.
The gas company conducts tour show of gas safety publicity pictures in 19 neighborhood committees, to tell how to use gas correctly in many forms such as simple pictures, photos and blackboard newspaper. The materials were together distributed for more than 60, 000 copies. The gas safety publicity was completely covered via gas warning boards for show safety community. The special lectures for gas safety knowledge were held for four consecutive years, and more than three hundred people participated in the training.
For the retired veteran cadres, the old aged over 80 living alone and families of the disabled in the community, the gas safety Program team provided special service for the convenience of the people, and achieved the home visit safety inspection once a year.
- Traffic Safety Program
Optimize the intersection traffic management measures. Perfect all road traffic signs and markings on intersections within the district, conduct optimized adjustment to signal lights, and improve efficiency of passing the intersections. During rush hours, strengthen traffic police on duty. Traffic coordinators shall be provided to assist the traffic police in directing pedestrians to observe traffic rules and safely cross the roads.
Traffic safety in community. The traffic police branch has set up bulletin boards and billboards for traffic safety in 19 neighborhood committees, update the contents on a quarterly basis, and quarterly distribute Community Traffic Safety Newsletter to each local household. Wuliqiao Newspaper regularly public the hot spots of current traffic accidents and general knowledge for traffic safety to remind residents to comply with traffic laws.
Traffic safety at school. The traffic police branch every year carry out safety knowledge lectures in kindergartens, primary schools and secondary schools.
Traffic safety in units. Conduct “Protection of Life and Going out safely” series publicity campaigns to the enterprises and public institutions within the district under administration, enhance the safety awareness of the employees, and change the bad habits of illegal driving of public vehicles.
Organize the civilized persuasion team and traffic safety volunteers team to help and cooperate with traffic police branch to maintain traffic order, and try to persuade the pedestrians and non-motor vehicles into obeying traffic rules.
On the 25th day of each month, hold “Traffic Safety Day” event, distribute Traffic safety Brochures in various residential communities, or shopping malls and other relatively crowded places. The themes such as “drunken driving”, “driving at excessive speed”, “jaywalking”are especially welcomed by the residents.
- Workplace Safety Program
Combine the safety production supervision, fire safety management and supervision and inspection of special equipment of the community, divide area of responsibility, assign the responsible person, and establish safety production joint defense organization aiming at the characteristics of relatively concentrated pupulated areas in the district. The member uints check, supervise and learn from each other to improve the efficiency of community safety production management.
Safety supervision is fully covered and hierarchical and classified supervisory system is established. Build database in classification to the key business units in community, and establish safe operation standing book. 1340 production and management units and merchants with small shops are registered, to establish working standing book for 228 residential buildings and commercial buildings in community and 162 underground places for civil air defence, improve safety production file in classification and implement classified and hierarchical management.
For potential safety hazards possible caused by cleaning of property external wall, visit the property management compaines one by one, understand the cleaning plans for external wall, and check the qualification of construction unit, cleaning height, area and whether the construction personnel have aerial work certificate. Meanwhile, carry out safety supervision during construction period, to ensure that there are no accidents during cleaning external wall.
Conduct special rectification, eliminate significant hidden dangers and carry out various special safety inspection activities from time to time. Mainly organize special safety inspection to construction sites, underground space, staff gathering places and “six-small units” since 2008, and have inspected 3185 enterprises in total, putting forward 397 rectification opinions for hidden dangers and issuing 47 copies of rectification opinion papers with rectification reate of 100%.
Provide vocational training of safety education to production and management units, and assist the units in establishing emergency plans and conducting emergency drills. Since 2008, more than 8, 200 people are given safety education training, safety knowledge contests have been held for six times. The organization personnel come to guide the preparation of emergency plans. At present, more than 1, 340 small enterprises have completely established various safety production system and emergency plans for safety production. From 2008 to now, emergency drills have been organized and implemeted for more than 1200 times.
Promote safety publicity in enterprises, schools, communities and families by various means such as Wuliqiao Community Newspaper, and conducting safety production month.
Programs aiming at ”High risk-groups”:
- Hydrogen sulfide poisoning intervention
Find and check hidden dangers, conduct general safety survey to the property units with secondary biological sewage treatment facilities in the region, and rectify those having hidden dangers through inspection.
The professional training institutions organize special inspection and safety training to employees, and train 80 sewage treatment operators and 98 property management people with rate of working with certificate up to 100%.
Coordinate the relevant units, stop using or remove the original secondary biological treatment facilities and directly incorporate the sewage into the municipal pipes via inspection well. By the end of 2011, 16 biochemical sewage pools with potential safety hazards for secondary biological sewage treatment facilities within the district had been completely rebuilt.
- Construction Site Safety
Strengthen safety inspection and rectification efforts, including inspection of storage of dangerous articles such as oxygen in fitting-out works and PE bottle, setting of distribution box, provision of fire-fighting equipment. There were together 42 households inspected from 2008 to 2011, finding 20 hidden dangers with rectification rate of 100%.
Require the rate of working with certificates for construction safety management, safety management personnel and special type of work up to 100%, conduct strict inspection, and conduct safety inspection to construction site with 100% coverage rate.
Regularly inspect whether the constructors wear helmets when entering into the job site, and timely give rectification opinion paper for the construction site that constructors do not wear helmets. The self-inspection rate of the construction site within the district reaches 100%, and the supervision rate reaches 100%.
Surveillance of injuries:
1. Implementing Units: Wuliqiao Community Health Service Center, four community health service stations and District Center for Disease Control (CDC)
2. Annual Number of Injury:
Statistics of Number of Injuried People in Wuliqiao District from 2006 to 2011
Type of Injury
Deaths from Injury (People)
Data Source: Wuliqiao Community Health Service Center
3. Population base: a total of 84, 594 people living in Wuliqiao District
4. Started year: 2006
Participating in “Working Conference for National Safety Community Eatablishment”, wining the title of “National Safe Community”, incorporating the cycling safe promotion work program for middle school students into Compilation of Data for Working Conference of National Safe Community Establishment.
2. Information Materials Prepared
(1) Make 36, 000 copies of Safety Knowledge Brochure, covering nine safe promotion fields such as fire fighting safety, home safety, health safety, production safety and others.
(2) Make publicity materials penetrated with safety culture, such as 150, 000 calendar cards, reusable bags and energy-saving oilers, to distribute to community residents, and make safety concept universal.
(3) Print the 58, 000 pieces of publicity materials with safety community logo and mark;
(4) Promote safety concept and disseminate safety knowledge by community bulletin board, blackboard newspaper, banners and other various forms.
(5) Publicize the establishment of safety community by means of Quliqoa Newspaper, issued twice a month and 30, 000 copies for each issue.
(6) Set up display boards for publicity of Wuliqiao safety community establishment, establish campaign sites for safety knowledge in community culture center, and give safety health education to various groups of people in the community.
1.Number of professions, part-time or full-time staff: 84
Number of employees: 42. Specific cross-sectoral leadership group for safety promotion
Wuliqiao Safe Promotion Committee, composed of Wuliqiao Sub-district Office, medical institutions within the district, district functional departments, educational institutions, enterprises and public institutions and social groups.
3. General public health/health promotion group:
District Civil Affairs Bureau, District Safety Supervision Bureau, District Education Bureau, District Public Security Bureau, District Public Health Bureau, District Disabled Federation, District Cultural Affairs Bureau, District Labor Bureau, District Sports Bureau, No. 4 Detachment of Huangpu District Public Security and Traffic Police Branch, Wuliqiao Public Security Station, Huangpu District Fire Brigade, Huangpu District Real Estate Management Office, Wuliqiao Community Health Service Center, Huangpu District Disease Control Center, 15 Community Schools, Wuliqiao Community Loving Mutual Help Club.
1. Organized Study visits for the following visiting communities:
Learning the advanced experience on establishment of safe communities in Huamu Town of Pudong New Area and Kangjian Sub-district of Xuhui District in November 2007.
Inspecting and learning from the authentication of Ji’nan Youth Park international safe community in February 2009.
2. Participation in Safe Community conferences:
Attended designation ceremony of World Health Organization Safe Community and Safe Community Seminar held in Shanghai in December 2007.
Attended Shanghai Safe Community Construction Exchange Seminar in August 2008. Attending “Working Conference for National Safe Community” in November 2008, winning the title of “National Safe Community”, incorporating the cycling safe promotion work program for middle school students into Compilation of Data for Working Conference of National Safe Community Establishment.
Attended the fifth meeting of Asian safe community network conference &working conference for National safety community in October 2009.
Attended working conference of national safe community in Chongqing in November 2010.
Attended the third general meeting of Asian safe community network conference in 2011.