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Uzbekistan - Additional Financing for the Health System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Health System Improvement Project for Uzbekistan is to improve health system performance in delivery of efficient and quality essential health services and its ability to address the pending epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases. Negative measures include: noise pollution, dust, air pollution, soil erosion, waste management, asbestos management, and water pollution. Mitigation measures include: a) all repair works and fueling operating of machinery should be done on specially equipped concrete sites to prevent oil occurring in soil; b) provide adequate containment for fuel and oil products and ensure that all containers are properly labeled; c) place oil sorbent sheets and/or containers under vehicles and equipment parked in high risk areas i.e., adjacent to watercourses) for longer than 2 hours or immediately under any vehicle or equipment that is leaking; d) ensure that all fuel vehicles are parked only in designated areas on site with brakes applied and wheels chocked; e) ensure that any employees and/or contractors fuelling equipment understand the environmental risks of the area and are equipped with adequate spill prevention and response measures; f) locate emergency spill response kits in areas where oil and fuel filled equipment will be working and provide additional spill response materials in sufficient quantities on site to catch drips, minor leaks and spills; and g) accumulate polluted water in septic tanks and special sewage water collection pits. Once filled up, discharge into the operating sewerage network existing at all the sites. Minimize waste generation of waste.

Details

  • Document Date

    2010/11/01

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    E4074

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Uzbekistan,

  • Region

    Europe and Central Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2012/12/03

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Uzbekistan - Additional Financing for the Health System Improvement Project : environmental assessment

  • Keywords

    medical waste;construction work;human resource quality;medical waste management;project design and implementation;Occupational health and safety;traffic and pedestrian;Waste Management in Hospitals;utilization of hospital service;construction and demolition waste;mitigation measure;health care service;ground water contamination;healthcare waste management;construction and operation;flue gas cleaning;Environmental Management Plan;health care facility;health care facilities;quality of care;capacity building program;public consultation process;acquisition of land;disposal of waste;health system performance;Health Service Delivery;negative environmental impact;reconstruction and rehabilitation;flora and fauna;provision of energy;Secondary Health Care;medical waste disposal;personal protective clothing;essential health services;environment and development;solid waste burning;public health laboratory;burden of disease;quality management principle;high risk area;procurement of equipment;environmentally sound technology;avian influenza control;wastewater treatment plant;transmission of hiv;public service sector;displacement of people;danger of infection;post exposure prophylaxis;hand washing facility;international good practice;Health Care Waste;wastewater treatment system;peak traffic period;gas and electricity;compliance with requirements;surface water body;spread of disease;generation of waste;health care professional;medical equipment maintenance;small Works;expropriation of land;Supply of Water;construction site;infectious waste;sewage network;medical personnel;concrete block;medical service;construction waste;heavy metal;land acquisition;protected area;construction activities;construction material;toxic material;

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Citation

Uzbekistan - Additional Financing for the Health System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/863761468338417135/Uzbekistan-Additional-Financing-for-the-Health-System-Improvement-Project-environmental-assessment