Ho Chi Minh City will score safety before allowing transport operations to resume

Ho Chi Minh City will score safety before allowing transport operations to resume - Photo 1.

Ho Chi Minh City is developing a set of criteria to evaluate transportation activities – Photo: CHAU TUAN

Accordingly, for transportation activities, there are 6 mandatory criteria and 4 additional criteria, each with a scale of 0-10. Safety index (%) will be calculated using the formula: average of 10 criteria, divided by 100. To be allowed to operate, unit must have no mandatory criteria score 0 and safety index 70% or more.

For units that have a safety index of 60% or higher and do not have the mandatory criteria to receive a score of 0 will be allowed to operate but must commit to overcome to achieve a minimum safety index of 70% within 2 days, If not, the operation must be suspended. In case the safety index is below 60% or at least 1 mandatory criterion is not met (getting a score of 0) the operation is not allowed.

TAmong the mandatory criteria, criterion 1 is people Service providers and drivers must meet the requirements for vaccination against COVID-19. In which, npeople who have had their 2nd dose of vaccine for two weeks; People who have recovered from COVID-19 after 6 months have been vaccinated with the 1st dose for 2 weeks According to the instructions of the Department of Health (referred to as COVID19 green card holders) 10 points.

People who have had the 1st dose of vaccine for 4 weeks; Those who have recovered from COVID-19 after 6 months have not had time to get vaccinated against COVID-19 (who have a yellow card for COVID-19) get 7 points. If there are people who do not meet one of the two conditions for vaccination against COVID-19 above: 0 points.

The second mandatory criterion is the driver, the service staff on the vehicle testing periodically (10 points); infrequently (5 points); no test (0 points). The next mandatory criteria include: strictly implement the 5K principle (compliance with 10 points, not implementing 0 points); equipped with hand sanitizer, disinfectant for vehicles and trash cans with lids (10 points are equipped, 0 points are not used).

The remaining two mandatory criteria include: limiting the number of people in the vehicle in accordance with regulations and has information recommending and guiding measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic according to regulations.

In addition to the 6 mandatory criteria, there are 4 additional criteria including:To establish a steering committee (working group), safety plan (option) for COVID-19 prevention and control at the unit; vSanitize and disinfect vehicles after each trip; mventilation of the vehicle; cThere is a partition between the vehicle driver and the passenger. Each criterion also has a 10-point scale (with implementation) and a scale of 0 (not performed).

Presently Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport reviewed and updated the above set of transport performance evaluation criteria and sent it to the City Health Department for consideration and appraisal for completion. Based on the above set of criteria, relevant agencies, units and forces shall inspect, supervise and handle cases where individuals and organizations fail to satisfy the mandatory criteria in the prevention and control work. COVID-19 pandemic.

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to further distance, expected until the end of September Ho Chi Minh City will continue to further distance, expected until the end of September

TTO – Mr. Phan Van Mai, Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, said that the city has recorded encouraging and positive signals. However, in order to ensure a more sustainable, harmonious and safe fight against the epidemic and the need to reopen some activities, the city will keep social distancing for a while.

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