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Environmental, health, and safety guidelines base metal smelting and refining (Russian)

The environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines are technical reference documents with general and industry specific examples of good international industry practice (GIIP). When one or more members of the World Bank Group are involved in a project, these EHS guidelines are applied as required by their respective policies and standards. These industry sector EHS guidelines are designed to be used together with the general EHS guidelines document, which provides guidance to users on common EHS issues potentially applicable to all industry sectors. The EHS guidelines contain the performance levels and measures that are generally considered to be achievable in new facilities by existing technology at reasonable costs. Application of the EHS guidelines to existing facilities may involve the establishment of site-specific targets, with an appropriate timetable for achieving them. The EHS guidelines for smelting and refining cover information relevant to base metal smelting and refining of lead, zinc, copper, nickel, and aluminum. This document is organized according to the following sections: section 1.0 is industry-specific impacts and management; section 2.0 is performance indicators and monitoring; section 3.0 gives references; and annex A gives general description of industry activities. For more publications on IFC Sustainability please visit


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Environmental, health, and safety guidelines base metal smelting and refining (Russian). IFC E&S Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.