Environmental Health and Safety Departments are responsible for environmental protection, occupational health and safety at work. According to C. Stephan, EHS management has two general objectives: prevention of incidents or accidents that might result from abnormal operating conditions on the one hand and reduction of adverse effects that result from normal operating conditions on the other hand.

1. Environmental

  • Energy Conservation
  • Water Conservation
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Waste Management
  • Use of raw materials and natural resources in effective way
  • Energy emitted, heat/radiation/vibration management
  • Managing waste and by-products

2. Occupational Health and Safety

  • General Facility Design and Operation
  • Communication and Training
  • Physical Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Biological Hazards
  • Radiological Hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Special Hazard Environments
  • Monitoring

3. Community Health and Safety

  • Water Quality and Availability
  • Structural Safety of Project Infrastructure
  • Life and Fire Safety (L&FS)
  • Traffic Safety
  • Transport of Hazardous Materials
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response