State Councilor Wang Yong urged more education on production safety to improve public awareness and capability to deal with an emergency.
He made the remarks on June 16 while attending the Publicity and Consulting Day on Safety.
Wang watched electrical-related and firefighter emergency drills and talked with safety volunteers and workers.
He said various social sectors should be mobilized to participate in the management of production safety and promote safety education in rural areas, communities, schools and families.
He also urged conducting regular emergency drills, publicizing national policies on production safety and relevant laws and regulations, and strengthening public and media supervision.