'Health impact assessment guide'(2016), The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues (IPIECA) and International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP).
new guide defines and outlines the purpose and value of health impact
assessments within the oil and gas industry, and details a six-step HIA
implementation process. By implementing a health impact assessment - a
structured planning and decision-making process for analysing the
potential positive and negative impacts of programmes, projects, and
policies on public health - oil and gas companies can address the
impacts in a timely and appropriate manner to achieve positive outcomes
and cost benefits while also enhancing sustainability.
guide includes ‘lessons learned’ and new HIA developments and is
intended as a technical resource for both subject matter experts and
project staff who work on the potential health impacts of oil and gas