Since we have reached the flood season and recent climate change abnormalities have occurred that resulted in multiple extremely torrential rains and ultra-high temperature phenomenon, BOHSR arrived at the operations building of THSRC at 10 a.m. on Jul. 4, 2016 with Chief Secretary Cheng-Chun Yang in lead to inspect the flood disaster prevention and preparedness operations and expressed importance towards HSR operational safety. The inspection key points were:
1.General flood disaster prevention and preparedness operations items
2.Early warning and monitoring operations to hazardous high-risk road sections and major bridges
3.Strengthen personnel skills training and practices on disaster prevention
4.Presentation on Parking Lot Flooding Incident in HSR Zuoying Station on Jun. 5.
Chief Secretary Yang and BOHSR associates not only listened to the briefing of flood disaster prevention and preparedness operations by THSRC and exchanged opinions with CEO Guan-Yuan Cheng, Chief Operation Officer Chang Chen and other THSRC executives but also reminded them of the risks and influences of high temperature towards track equipment and personnel. After the forum, the inspection party was arranged to the operations building, HSR Taoyuan Station and other sites to implement onsite inspection on flood disaster prevention equipment and preparedness operations.