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Zhanshan Sub-district, Shinan District,

Zhanshan Safe Community

Name of the Community: Zhanshan Sub-district, Shinan District, Qingdao City Country: China
Number of inhabitants in the community: 35,126
Safe Community Programme started year: 2009

Designation year: 2012
Name of the Certifying Centre: Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand
Info address on www for the Programme: Application including comments:
Application Review Summary:

For further information contact:
Name: Li Chennan
Insitudion: Zhanshan Sub-district, Shinan District, Qingdao City Address: No. 127 of No. 3 Yan’an Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City Zipe Code: 266071
City/Province: Qingdao City, Shandong Province
Country: The People’s Republic of China
Tel: +86-0532-68888027
Fax: +86-0532-68888002


The programme covers the following safety promotion activities:

For the age group: Children 0-14 years:

1. Parent-Child Activity with Safety as the Theme

The Community carried out parent-child activities in the kindergartens with safety as the theme and invited experts to provide training courses for parents on accidental injury prevention.

2. Safety education and training for teachers

The Community provided training courses for teachers and child care workers on first aid skills and emergency escape skills.

3. Improving environment and facilities

The Community changed the sharp angles of the furniture into round ones, and installed anti-sliding strips at toilets;

  • Install protective devices to power sockets;

  • Examine, repair and change the aged sports facilities and big toys;

  • Lay soft cushions on the ground of the activity rooms;

  • Pave plastic ground at open sports places;

  • Wrap the wall with soft materials, etc.

    Soft Wrapping in Loving Book Bar Changing Sharp Angle into Round One

    4. Educational Activities Themed How to Walk by the Experimental Primary School

  • The students were led by teachers or parents to walk onto the road to learn various traffic signs.

  • The students were asked to talk about or draw the traffic signs and to learn their indications.

  • The experimental school formulated the Class Conventions and the students were asked to strictly abide by walking rules in the school.

  • The school invited the traffic police to carry out an interactive activity of Small Quiz Show on Traffic Knowledge and elected “Little Traffic Defender”.

  • The school organized educational activities on traffic safety in the form of dances, short plays, exhibition boards and scene simulation.


5. Come Here after School

The students are dismissed at 4 p.m. while some parents have to pick up their children till 6 p.m. Thus, during the period from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., those students left in the school will have no supervision. This project provided places for primary school students free to do homework, read and play when the school time is over each day.

Launching Ceremony Meet & Greet between Volunteers and Parents

The program fully considers the specialties of the volunteers and the actual needs of the students, so as to enable students to learn what they want and avoid accidental injury when the school is closed.

Youth 15-24 years:

1. Education on General Knowledge on Safety

The Community provided more knowledge on sports and injury prevention for students

2. Organization of Escape Drills

The Community organized students to undergo escape drills under simulated emergencies, such as fire and earthquake.

Fire Escape Drill at Experimental Primary School

3. Improving Sports Facilities

Between 2009 and 2011, the Community improved and rebuilt the safety environments, sports equipment and facilities and the sports grounds of a secondary school and a primary school here. The Community paved plastic tracks, and installed anti-sliding floor tiles at the students’ canteen, and treated the edges and corners of 10 basketball stands and sports stands (the part below 2 meters) with sponge or other soft materials. .


Basketball Stand Before and After Treatment 4. Development of Good Habits

The Community set up the Up-going / Down-going signs at stairs of each school and marked exit direction at passageways. In this way, the Community taught students to go up/down the stairs along the right side.

5. Improving Orders in places around schools

The City Management Office and the Food Safety Office of the Community kept patrolling and inspecting the areas around the schools during the periods when students are having lunch and leaving school in the afternoon. They persuaded punished or administrated mobile vendors to keep far away from schools and students.

6. Teenagers Crime Prevention Program

The Community, by basing on the investigation result of psychological status of the young persons in the Community, graded them into three classes, namely the Red, the Yellow and the Green. The Community provided psychological guidance and corrections for those young persons having psychological problems to some extent respectively.

7. Sunshine School

The Community provided extended education for the teenagers under probation or abatement from penalty.

Adults 25-64 years:

1. “Pocket Book” program

Printed pocket books on power safety, gas safety, 10 Measures to Prevent Fire, 10 Measures to Control Fire, 10 Measures to Escape, etc. and handed them out to the households and units in the Area.

2. Project of Lectures for the Public

Organized the activity of “Lectures for the Public” at the four residential areas and organized residents to exchange respective experiences, so as to improve personal safety quality from experiences and lessons.


3. Peacemakers Association Project

The Community established the Peacemakers Association to settle disputes between neighbors by organizing some retired people who are enthusiastic to serve the residents and have some specialties.

4. Weekly Movie Show Program

The Weekly Movie Show Project offers a film each week at the Community. Before playing, the organizer conducts safety knowledge quiz show, plays educational films on fire control, theft and burglary prevention, escape and self-saving, food safety and so on, which enriches the lives of the residents and also spreads the knowledge on safety.

5. Civilized and Safe Dog-raising

The Community set up a Dog-Raising Association and organized activities to prevent animal biting and to raise pets in a civilized manner;

The Community formulated Pet Management Requirements For Residential Areas

Elderly 65+ years:

1. “Love Door bell” Program

A love doorbell is different from a common doorbell. A love doorbell is activated inside the house and rings outside. When needing assistance, an aged person only need to ring the bell, and then his neighbors or volunteers will come to his house as quickly as possible to provide necessary assistance.

2. “Out of Door” Program

The Community hired professional instructors and organized 28 cultural and sports groups, including Taiji softball group, exercise ball group, body building exercise group, Taijiquan group, Chinese Shadow Boxing group, and walking Stick exercise group. In addition, the Community established more than 20 classes, including traditional Chinese painting class, Chinese fork art forms class and Peking Opera class to attract senior residents to come to the small plaza of the Community to take part in activities every morning and every evening.


3. Health Archive and Door-to-Door Medical Service Program

The Community prepared health archives for persons of 60 or above years old. In addition, the Community provided health education for, diagnosed and monitored the chronic diseases of the elderly, so as to reduce or put off the occurrence or development of such chronic diseases. Every year, they come to the house of those bedridden aged people meeting the requirements to provide medical services.

4. Door By Door Visit Program

The Community recruited some community volunteers. Each day, those volunteers send milk or newspaper or do housework for the empty nesters and learn their body conditions, and in case of any problem, timely notify his family members to take the aged person to the hospital.

5. E City Communication Program

The Community launched the Community’s Digital Comprehensive Service System for Convenience of the People, which can prevent falling down, tumble or other acute disease of the aged person when they go outside to pay fees.

6. Smart & Safe Home and Healthy Home Program

The Community provided a “smart and safe home and healthy home” for its residents. The residents may enjoy some services provided by the community without leaving home, such as on-line governmental affairs handling, home safety and security prevention, community health care, home health care and pension service hotline.

Evidence-based Programs:

Utilizing the measures recommended in the Guide to Intervene Fall of Aged People issued by the Ministry of Health, the Community planned several projects, including the E-City Communication Project, the Lighting Project, the Handrail Project, and improved its safety environment and reduced the senior citizens’ injuries caused by falling down.

Traffic Safety:

Smooth Traffic at School Gate Program

Since April 15, 2010, the Community has executed a new provision, which forbids the vehicles to pass through roads around the schools during the period when students going to or leaving school. Polices from Hong Kong West Road Traffic Police Detachment, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:10 a.m. and from 15:40 p.m. to 16:10 p.m., placed the signs of “No Passing” there and directed the traffic. As a result, all the roads around the schools saw no vehicles during the said period.


Police on Duty and No-Passing Sign

◆Three Make-Ways of Traffic Civilization

The Community responded to the call of the municipal government and carried out the activity of Three Make-Ways (vehicles make way for people, showing the civilization; people make way for the vehicle, guaranteeing the safety; a vehicle makes way for another vehicle, ensuring the traffic order).

◆Improving Road Traffic Facilities
The Community planned the parking spaces for the motor vehicles and non-motor vehicles on

the roads of the residential areas;
Planned temporary parking spaces at the residential areas; Carried out the measure of time-varying parking
Carried out the measure of one-way passage at certain areas,

◆Standardizing Traffic Safety Signs
The Community set up some traffic signs for the roads of the residential areas, including Slow

Down, Speed Limited and direction indicators;

The Community installed traffic warning signs at key roads, places around schools and road turns;

Traffic Lights Around Schools Reflective Traffic Warning Signs at T Junctions

Fire Safety
1. Fire Control Publicity at Community
The Community organized fire-fighting & escaping drills Hand out Fire Safety Manuals to residents free of charge;

The firemen of the Community provided fire control lectures for residents each month and taught residents to buy qualified electric appliances and sockets and use them in correct manner.


2. Increase Fire Equipment

Lecture on Fire Safety

The Community installed fire hydrants for residential buildings;

3. Rooting out Hazard

The Community checked restaurants for fire hazard and urged them to clean the chimney and cooking utensils at least once a month

The Community carried out corrective actions to improve environments of residential areas and cleared away sundries and inflammable objects.

The electricians of the community have examined the electric appliances and wires of the area and rooted out any hazard found.

4. Gas Safety Program

The professionals from the gas company and the community workers inspected the gas appliances of the residents in every two months, mobilized the residents to use gas safety devices, and directed them to use gas in a safe manner. In addition, the gas company timely replaced the expiring gas hose for residents.

5. "Mini Fire Truck” Program

The community equipped a mini fire truck to extinguish any fire below the fifth floor of a building.


Violence Prevention:
Safety Promotion Program for Public Security

1. Community Volunteer Patrolling Group

Patrolling Group Is Examining the Registration at a Small Hotel Community Police Room

2. The Community provided residents with the knowledge on theft and fraud prevention and relevant laws and regulations through “Weekly Movie Show” and “Lecture for the Public” so as to enhance residents' awareness of law. The Community set up Anti-theft bulletin boards at the four residential areas to spread the knowledge on theft prevention and other safety knowledge to the general residents.

3. The Community installed cameras and video monitoring equipment at the out-of-the-way areas and those places seeing frequent public security cases, set up police boxes, and carried out the Sky-Eye Project.

4. The Community helped and provided jobs for persons released after serving the sentences, and helped and educated them on a one-to-one basis;

5. The Community established a system to record the floating people and various key people so as to learn their movement.

6. The Community initiated the program of “Peace Residential Area”.

Program aiming at High-risk Groups: 1. Orientation & Mobility Training for the Blind

The Sub-district Federation for the Disabled provided half-a-day orientation & mobility training each month for the blind people, so as to help the people with visual disabilities to master the skills of orientation and mobility.

2. Vision Recovery Action

The Community provided free cataract surgeries for patients of minimum living standard, with low income or above 80 years old and, with respect to other patients, provided 200 CNY each person as the surgery subsidiary. In addition, the Community followed up the after-surgery services.


3. Prevent Tile Fall project

The Community has spent 24 million CNY in repairing 78 tile-falling buildings. Through such project, the Area put an end to tile fall.

4. Handrail project

The Sub-district Office has spent 250,000 CNY in installing more than 1000 meters of handrails for the steps and more than 2000 meters of handrails for the ramps to prevent the aged, the children and the blind from falling down.

5. Lighting up project

The Community upgraded the road lamps, installed solar energy-saving lamps and added induction lamps to passageways. Through this Project, all the residential areas are illuminated and the passageways of buildings have workable lamps.

6. Union of High-rise Commercial Buildings

The Community organized the property management companies of the 33 commercial buildings to form a union. The community asked them to connect the safety monitoring platforms and follow unified systems to carry out management. The Union organized training courses to promote the safety qualities of all the concerned people. In addition, the Union completed the building emergency rescue system, established the building emergency rescue groups, completed the building emergency pre-arranged plan, and organized drills at regular time intervals, so as to enhance the emergency guarantee abilities of the buildings.

Fire Emergency Drill of Staffs and Owners by The Property Management Company


Surveillance of injuries:

Started year: 2009
Responsible Unit: The injury surveillance points of medical organs are Zhanshan community Health Service Center and the other four health service stations at the four communities.



Knife/sha rp tools

Animal bite


Blunt instrumen t injury

Vehicle accident

Brun/scal d

Total injuries




























Comparison of injury types from 2009 to 2011 Population base: 78931 in 2009, 79762 in 2010 and 79890 in 2011;


Manuals: Safety Knowledge Manual, Practical Home Fire Safety Manual and Pocket Book.

Staffs for Safe Community Construction:

Photo of Leader: Guo Jinkui

Number of Professional, part-time and full-time staffs: 56 Number of temporary staffs: 3

Specific cross-sectoral leadership group for safety promotion: Leading Group of Building Safe Community of Zhanshan Sub-district.

General public health/health promotion group::

Working Group for Work/Public Place Safety

Safety Supervision Office ; representatives of Construction Administration Division, Fire Brigade, Trade Union, Research institutes in the Area, and Enterprises, Work Safety experts, representatives of staffs.

Working Group for Traffic Safety

Traffic Police Detachment; Representatives of Construction Administration Division, secondary schools and primary schools; experts on traffic safety, volunteers of traffic safety.


Working Group for Fire Safety

District Fire Brigade; Zhanshan Police Station, power, gas, heat and other public service organs, community self-government organizations, fire-prevention experts and community volunteer fire brigade.

Working Group for School Safety

Party & Mass Division; representatives of secondary and primary schools, traffic police detachment, fire brigade, food safety office and the Youth League Committee, representatives of volunteer organizations, kindergartens, power and gas and other public service organizations, experts on students’ safety, representatives of students and parents.

Working Group for Safety of Aged-People

Aged-people Office; representatives of traffic police detachment, fire brigade and other functional departments, representatives of power, gas, heat and other public service organizations, aged people volunteer organization, experts on safety of aged people, representatives of aged people.

Working Group for Home and Environment Safety

Construction Administration Division; representatives of Zhanshan Police Station, Fire Brigade, Women’s Federation, Federation of the Disabled Persons, Community health service center, power, gas, heat and other public service organizations; representatives of intermediary organs and large property management enterprises; representatives of community self-administration organizations and community volunteer organizations, gas and electrical safety experts, representatives of residents.

All-covering and all Dimensional—— working group for Four grade grid safety

Civil Affairs Division; cadres of Zhanshan Sub-district office, directors of residents’ committee, responsible persons of buildings and yards.

working group for children safety

Family Planning Office; Education No. 5 Kindergarten, Small Harvard Kindergarten, educational experts, parents and teachers.


International Communications:

Study Visit:

  • In April 2010, took part in training course for Safe Community construction instructors in Tai’an, Shandong.

  • In May 2011, took part in the 3rd General Meeting of Asian Safe Community network in Shanghai.

  • In March 2012, took part in training courses on Safe Community construction in Beijing.

    Participation in Safe Community conferences:

  • In November 2008, took part in the work conference about the construction of

    national safe communities in Qingdao.

  • In October 2009, participated in the Fifth Asian Safe Community Convention

    in Beijing.

  • In November 2010, attended the work conference about the construction of

    national Safe Communities in Chongqing.

  • In November 2011, took part in the work conference about the construction of

    national Safe Communities in Beijing.