He defined that most of the fires recorded within the area might have been prevented if folks paid consideration to primary security tips of utilizing electrical energy and bare fireplace.
He mentioned security went past donningequipment corresponding to boots, helmets and reflectors to having the mindset to do the fitting factor with a view to stop accidents, as in keeping with him, firefighting was a shared accountability which required residents to be adherents of fireside security rules.
The Deputy Commander said this in an tackle on behalf of the Regional Commander, Assistant Chief Fire Officer I (ACFO I), Henry Asiedu after a route march by means of the principal streets of Wa as a part of actions to mark the Fire Safety Week.
Personnel on the route march displayed placards with messages corresponding to “The laws on bushfire must work, stop bush fire now”, “Carelessness, ignorance and complacency are the common causes of fire outbreaks, learn and follow fire safety rules”, in addition to “switch off all electrical appliances when not in use”.
Speaking to the Ghanaian Times after the march, DO I Eugene Asa-Gyekye mentioned the service sought to sensitise most of the people to the necessity to enhance thehealth and security efficiency of residents of the nation.
“In the past years, I have come to believe that when you pay attention to safety first, you will certainly avoid incurring losses as well as accidents and unnecessary damage to property and loss of life”, he said.
He mentioned there was a correlation between productiveness and security at each work setting such that the lowerthe security and well being requirements, the decrease the productiveness of the group, notably in a extremely mechanized and labour-intensive setting.
He referred to as on Ghanaians, notably residents of the area to develop curiosity and want to embrace security in all their endeavor with a view to forestall future disasters.