IETT General Directorate organized a “Retired Meeting” at the Eurasia Show and Art Center in Yenikapı. Approximately 600 IETT retirees met at breakfast with the participation of İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu. The second event of Imamoğlu in Yenikapı was “Corona Hygiene Promotion Event”. In his speech, İmamoğlu introduced the mobile hygiene fleet as İBB, which will serve for all kinds of viruses.
“WE RECEIVED MEASURES AS IMM”
Stating that the coronavirus is accepted as a serious threat by the World Health Organization (WHO), İmamoğlu said, “We, as IMM, have started to take various measures and prepare our teams for the coronavirus epidemic especially in the last few weeks. From the moment coronavirus cases began to emerge, our Health Department put the issue on the agenda with great sensitivity. We started to follow the statements of the Ministry of Health Science Board instantly, to understand, prepare and manage the process in consultation with the Istanbul Governor's Board of Istanbul Chamber of Physicians and the relevant academics. Depending on the developments, I have given instructions to carry out health services in various centers within the scope of preventive, preventive and therapeutic health services within our Health Department, Health and Hygiene Directorate. “
“420 STAFF WERE ASSIGNED FOR IETTE IN IETT BUSES”
Stating that they have prepared an action plan within the municipality, İmamoğlu said, “We perform cleaning and hygiene works with 100 people in the subways at 3 levels: Firstly, we perform rough cleaning. Every day, we clean the seats and floor with detergent. Then, we carry out detailed cleaning operations. Once a week, all surfaces are cleaned with appropriate detergents. And finally, once a month, we clean all parts with detergent including ventilation filters and pipes.In IETT buses, we have assigned 420 personnel with cleaning and hygiene. A detailed maintenance and cleaning work is carried out on average once every three months, which includes careful cleaning and disinfection of all surfaces with detergent. In addition to these, in the public transportation services in the central platforms, Bus Inc. We have created mobile disinfection teams through our subsidiary. “
“WE WILL PREVENT PROTECTIVE MEASURES”
Noting that they have placed hand disinfection units on the metrobus and some tram lines, İmamoğlu said, “Intensive cleaning in our closed areas such as cultural centers with dense population, main service buildings, ISMEK education units, Public Relations Directorate contact points, libraries, and Hospice Directorate buildings. and we start the hygiene practices. Today you see 18 specially dressed vehicles and 18 officers. A total of 36 disinfection personnel and 3 team officers who will coordinate the teams will perform disinfection on the field 24/7 in these 18 vehicles we have specially prepared. Apart from the closed areas of our municipality, we will start disinfection and spread protective measures in all places of worship such as mosques, cemevi, churches and synagogues, which are under the responsibility of the Cultural Heritage Department. ”