[PDF] "Workers’ accommodation: processes and standards-A guidance note by IFC and the EBRD"

Author: International Finance Corporation, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Published on: 1 August 2009

This guidance note addresses the processes and standards that should be applied to the provision of workers’ accommodation in relation to projects funded by the EBRD or IFC…There is a range of different types of workers’ accommodation that may be required by various projects…temporary exploration camps, construction camps and permanent dormitories…Before constructing any facilities…potential impacts should be evaluated…assessments should form part of a project’s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment…next step is to consider standards…for…construction of any facilities…there are some international standards/guidance on food safety, water sanitation and waste management that should be applied, and national or local building regulations…Lastly…there are issues around [an accommodations] operation and management [refers to Antea (part of Titan Cement), BTC (Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline consortium, led by BP), Dole]”

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Related companies: BP Dole Titan Cement