(1) Cultural relics and historic site would be impacted during construction works, so it is necessary to make suggestions on reducing negative influence on cultural relics and historic site in ECOP.
(2) Cultural relics would be impacted by the following activities during construction period:
Loss or damage to cultural sites as a result of the Project, and
Potential damage to the structure and stability of the cultural sites during construction and operation.
(3) According to related investigation, there are not special areas for cultural relics and historic site. The following measures shall be taken when cultural relics are found during construction works:
Stop any construction works where cultural relics are found during construction period;
Contractor should report to PMO of towns, The PMO of town should report to the cultural relic administrative department and PMO of province immediately;
Local cultural relic administrative department should go to the scene within 24 hours and make comments within 7 days;
If local cultural relic administrative department identify it isn’t a cultural relic, this department should inform the contractor that they should restart the construction work immediately;
If local cultural relic administrative department identify it is a cultural relic, the scope of protection should be designated immediately. The PMO of town should assist local cultural relic administrative department to report to local government. And the local government should inform the public security to protect the site;
Rescue measures should be chosen by local cultural relic administrative department. If conservation experts identify cultural relic should be protected as site protection, this project need to carry out reconstruction argumentation;
If cultural relic is identified as key cultural relic, it is need to be reported to provincial or national cultural relic administrative department;
When provincial or national cultural relic administrative department receive reports, they should decide which rescue measures should be taken. If conservation experts identify cultural relic should be protected as site protection, this project need to carry out reconstruction argumentation.
(4) Banned items:
No disturb to any objects that have architectural and historical value.
(5) Emergency preplan flow chart:
As appendix 4 slow below.
Chapter 12 Human health and safety management
(1) It is the Contractor’s responsibility to protect workers and properties from construction accidents. The Contractor shall be responsible for complying with national and local safety standards.
(2) Some key risks associated with construction include:
Provide personal protective devices and clothing for construction workers and require workers to use;
In case of storm or any emergency, all work shall be stopped, and
Provide AIDS prevention and education for construction workers. For example, implementing information communication strategy, increase face to face consultant, solve systematic problems that will affect personal behavior, and encourage individuals to take preventive measures.
Appendix 1 Construction check list before construction started
Contract No. and name:
Current construction stage:
1. Natural habitat
1.1 Is construction area located at or near national park (existing or planned), natural reserve, or areas with high cultural value?
1.2 Are there vulnerable or endangered species (terrestrial or aquatic) in the area?
1.3 Are there natural habitats in the site?
1.4 If there are natural habitats, are they fragile, unique, and limited in size?
1.5 Are there wetlands, areas of saturated soils (permanent or temporary)?
1.6 Others (Please specify)
2. Physical cultural resources
2.1 Will this project cause permanent or temporary relocation or any other types of influences on physical cultural resources?
2.2 Are any physical cultural resources considered especially important or sensitive particularly to local groups (e.g. gravesites)
2.3 Are there known archaeological, historical or other cultural property (including tombs, cemeteries)?
2.4 Others (Please specify)
3. preparation of pre-construction
3.1 Is workforce already hired?
3.2 Are construction sites ready? (E.g. offices, worker camps, storage areas, asphalt plants, mixing plants, laboratories, etc.)
3.3 Are borrow pits and stockpile areas been chosen?
3.4 Are seeds, native vegetation and topsoil collected and stored for re-use during site restoration?
3.5 Are right-of-way been cleared by removing stumps and organic debris?
3.6 Investigation on whether there are some facilities such as water supply pipelines, electricity, gas, communication and telecommunications under the construction roads?
3.7 Investigation on whether there are some sensitive areas such as schools, hospitals or villages nearby the construction sites?
3.8 Investigation on whether there are some ancient and famous trees need to be removed on both sides of construction roads?
3.9 Before per-construction period, whether Contractor are allowed to carry out pipeline works with the permission by Planning Bureau and Municipal Bureau of Parks and other related departments?
3.10 Others (Please specify)
4.Environment and human health
4.1 Are these projects infringe the benefits of the surrounding farmers?
4.2 Are construction roads bring negative impacts to surrounding farmers?
4.3 Are these projects related with problems of temporary occupation of land?
4.4 Are these projects related with problems compensation?
4.5 Will these projects bring some influences on equipments?
4.6 Will these projects bring some influences on services and accessible information?
4.7 Are these projects bring some impacts on human life?