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Dominical Republic - Health Reform Support Program Project : Environmental Assessment (English)

The proposed Health Reform Support Program would complement the provision of hospital waste treatment equipment financed under the Provincial Health Services and the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Projects, and the parallel IDB project, as well as the training of staff assigned to do the work. There will be recommendations and procedures for land clearing to conserve and protect trees, shrubs or decorative plants located within the construction area. Building materials to be used in the works should be free from organic matter, organic rubble or other harmful materials; in the case of water, it should be free from excessive quantities of organic matter, oils, colloid, alkalis, acid salts and other impurities. Deposit or disposal of any type of solid waste on roads or public areas, lots, vacant properties, sewerage systems well, and in any type of open or closed space on state, municipal or private lands that has not been duly authorized is therefore prohibited. Recommendations and measures will be implemented for the safety of workers, such as hand ladders and scaffolding, elevators and hoisting devices, transportation vehicles and earth movement and manipulation of materials machinery, installation, machines, equipment, and manual tools, works in heights, including roofs, excavations, wells, ramparts, underground works, and tunnels, cofferdams and caissons, frames and casings, works above water surface, demolition works, electricity and management of explosives. Recommendations to prevent workers from exposure to any chemical, physical or biological hazard that may be dangerous to their health.

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Dominical Republic - Health Reform Support Program Project : Environmental Assessment (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/523291468771726212/Dominical-Republic-Health-Reform-Support-Program-Project-Environmental-Assessment