Investigation report on "March 21" Special explosion accident of Jiangsu Xiangshui Tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd.
Beijing, 15 Nov (Xinhua) the State Council recently approved the investigation report on the "March 21" particularly major explosion accident in Jiangsu Xiangshui Tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd. By the State Council investigation team identified, Jiangsu Xiangshui Tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd. "3 21" special major explosion accident is a long-term illegal storage of hazardous waste caused by spontaneous combustion and then caused by the explosion of a particularly major production safety responsibility accident.
At about 14: 48 on March 21, 2019, Tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd., located in the Ecological Chemical Park of Xiangshui County, Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province, had a particularly serious explosion, killing 78 people, seriously injuring 76 people and hospitalizing 640 people. The direct economic loss is 1.986 billion yuan. After the accident, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council attached great importance to it. General Secretary Xi Jinping repeatedly issued important instructions demanding that all efforts be made to rescue and rescue the wounded in a timely manner, do a good job in dealing with the aftermath, find out the cause of the accident as soon as possible, and release authoritative information in a timely manner. It is stressed that all localities and relevant departments should profoundly draw lessons, strengthen the investigation of hidden dangers, strictly implement the responsibility system for production safety, and ensure the safety of the lives and property of the people. General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out in particular that there is still a big gap in the implementation of production safety work, and we must cite one example and make up for it. Premier Li Keqiang and other leading comrades also issued instructions, stressing the need to take effective measures to control dangerous sources, further investigate and eliminate hidden dangers in production safety in key industries such as hazardous chemicals, and resolutely curb the occurrence of serious and serious accidents. Appointed by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, State Councilor Wang Yong led responsible comrades of relevant departments to the scene immediately to guide rescue and rescue work.
On March 22, the investigation team of the "March 21" Special explosion in Xiangshui, Jiangsu Province of the State Council was set up, led by the Ministry of Emergency Management, with the participation of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Ecological Environment, the National Federation of Trade unions and the Jiangsu Provincial Government. Experts in explosion, criminal investigation, chemical industry and environmental protection are invited to participate in the investigation. Through repeated on-the-spot inspection, inspection and appraisal, reading materials, personnel inquiries, simulation experiments, expert argumentation, etc., the direct cause and nature of the accident were found out, and the illegal and illegal problems of accident enterprises and intermediary institutions were identified. The problems existing in the supervision of the relevant local party committees, governments and relevant departments were identified.
The accident investigation team found that the direct cause of the accident was the continuous heating of nitrifying waste stored illegally in the old solid waste warehouse of Tianjiayi Company, which led to spontaneous combustion and explosion caused by combustion. The accident investigation team determined that Tianjiayi Company ignored the national laws and regulations on environmental protection and production safety, deliberately concealed, illegally stored, and illegally disposed of nitrifying waste, chaotic safety and environmental protection management, and fraud in daily inspection. Construction of solid waste warehouse and other projects without approval. Relevant environmental assessment, safety assessment and other intermediary service agencies seriously break the law and regulations, and issue false and false evaluation reports.
At the same time, the accident investigation team determined that the emergency management departments at all levels in Jiangsu Province did not perform their comprehensive supervision duties on production safety, and that the eco-environmental departments did not conscientiously perform the duties of hazardous waste supervision. Work and credit, market supervision, planning, residential construction and fire protection departments also have varying degrees of violations. Xiangshui County and eco-chemical park investment safety and environmental protection is not strict, the Tianjiayi company has long been a major risk of turning a blind eye to the resumption of production is a mere formality. Jiangsu Province and Yancheng have not conscientiously implemented the local party and government leading cadres' responsibility system for production safety, and the investigation and control of major safety risks are not comprehensive, in-depth, and solid.
The clues to the violations of law and discipline found by the accident investigation team have been handed over to the parties concerned for investigation and handling, and the outstanding problems found in production safety have been handed over to the relevant departments and localities for handling.
The accident investigation team summed up the lessons of the accident in eight aspects, put forward six suggestions on preventive measures, and pointed out that local party committees and governments at all levels and relevant departments, especially Jiangsu Province, Yancheng City, Xiangshui County, It is necessary to resolutely implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's series of important instructions on production safety, profoundly draw lessons from accidents, cite three examples, and earnestly put the prevention and resolution of major safety risks in the system of dangerous chemicals in a more prominent position. Adhere to the bottom line thinking and red line consciousness, firmly establish a new concept of development, take strengthening the safety of hazardous chemicals as a major event, strengthen the supervision of hazardous waste, strictly implement the main responsibility of enterprises, and promote the transformation and upgrading of the chemical industry. We will speed up the system and revision of relevant laws, regulations and standards, enhance the ability to supervise the safety of dangerous chemicals, effectively prevent and curb the occurrence of serious and serious accidents, and effectively safeguard the safety of the lives and property of the people.