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1 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OFFICERS FOR CONSTRUCTION SITES 3rd Edition Published on 24 May 2021 2 FOREWORD Construction sites may be located near residential and built-up areas. To ensure that residents are not subject to nuisances or public health hazards, occupiers of such construction sites must pay great attention to environmental health issues that may arise from their worksites. To help occupiers of such construction sites identify and rectify these problems before work commences and as the construction work progresses, the National Environment Agency (NEA) launched the Environmental Control Officers (ECO) Scheme for Construction Sites (CS) on 1 April 2000. Under the ECO (CS) scheme, qualified personnel are trained to handle matters relating to environmental management, focusing on areas such as vector control, noise control, food hygiene and waste management. This Code of Practice for Environmental Control Officers for Construction Site spells out the roles and...