RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – October 10, 2021): Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC) Managing Director Owais Manzoor Tarar said on Sunday that protecting sanitation workers was the government’s top priority as they ” fulfilled their responsibilities in an emergency.
He said the government of Punjab has issued guidelines for ensuring the safety of health workers, which would be carried out in letter and spirit while on duty.
According to the guidelines, he said the supply of oxygen cylinders would be made possible before the start of sanitation operations, while the use of a screwdriver and a jet machine would be preferable to open the line. blocked sewer.
He said it would be mandatory for workers to use seat belts, long shoes, gas masks and oxygen cylinders when landing in deep manholes.
He said that to prevent them from water-borne diseases, vaccination of health workers would be provided to protect them from germs after cleaning.
Owais said the RWMC finalized a special cleaning plan for Rabi-ul-Awal and assigned tasks to workers on different shifts.
The MD said areas of the main procession route of 12 Rabi ul-Awal, including Kohati Bazaar, Jamia Masjid Road, Dingi Khoi, Raja Bazaar, Fawara Chowk, Committee Chowk, Iqbal Road, Murree Road and others were being cleaned while garbage cans were placed along the route was also emptied regularly.
He said additional staff would be assigned along the procession route to ensure cleanliness.
Tarrar said providing a hygienic environment for residents is RWMC’s main task and is essential for the prevention of various illnesses, including dengue fever and the spread of the coronavirus. He informed that as part of the Clean and Green Punjab campaign, Murree Road was cleaned daily overnight while mechanical sweeping was also carried out on Rawal Road, Rashid Minhas Road, Khayaban Sir Syed, Iqbal Road, Sixth Road, Commercial Market, Pir Wadhai. , Raja Bazar, Asghar Mall and other main areas.
Tarrar called on citizens to diligently honor health workers by cooperating with them and urged residents to keep their homes as well as streets and neighborhoods clean and to avoid dumping litter in the open. “Keep going, our staff will pick it up and put it away, take responsibility for giving a clean Pakistan to future generations,” he added.