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Environmental, health, and safety guidelines for health care facilities (Spanish)

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. For complex projects, use of multiple industry-sector guidelines may be necessary. The EHS guidelines for Health Care Facilities include information relevant to the management of EHS issues associated with health care facilities (HCF) which includes a diverse range of facilities and activities involving general hospitals and small inpatient primary care hospitals, as well as outpatient, assisted living, and hospice facilities. Ancillary facilities may include medical laboratories and research facilities, mortuary centers, and blood banks and collection services. Annex A provides a description of activities in this sector. This document is organized according to the following sections: section one, industry-specific impacts and management section two, performance indicators and monitoring, section three, references, and annex A, general description of industry activities.


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Environmental, health, and safety guidelines for health care facilities (Spanish). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.