Guidelines

Code of Practice on Environmental Health (COPEH)

The Code of Practice on Environmental Health (COPEH) provides the guidelines to address environmental health concerns in the design of buildings. The Code spells out the objectives to be met and stipulates the minimum basic design criteria.

You may refer to the circular here for the frequently asked questions and the lists of change.

Tittle: Code of Practice on Environmental Health
Year of Publication: 2021, 15th edition (Amended in Sep 2021)
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Code of Practice for Environmental Control Officers (Specified Construction Sites)

The Code of Practice spells out the role of the Environmental Control Officers (Specified Construction Sites) and contractors, their responsibilities and what is expected from them.

Title: Code of Practice for Environmental Control Officers for Specified Construction Sites
Year of Publication: 2000, 5th edition (Amended in Jun 2022)
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Title: Appendix 2 - Site Environmental Control Programme
Year of Publication: 2000, 5th edition (Amended in Jun 2022)
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Title: Appendix 3 - Site Environmental Control Report
Year of Publication: 2000, 5th edition (Amended in Jun 2022)
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Code of Practice for Licensed General Waste Collectors

The code of practice provides guidelines on what is good practice in the waste collection business. Licensed general waste collectors are expected to adhere to these guidelines so as to improve the standards of their operations and raise the professionalism of the services rendered.

Title : Code of Practice for Licensed General Waste Collectors Year of publication : 1999, 3rd edition (Amended in Mar 2019)

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Code of Practice for Vector Control Operators, Technician and Worker

The Code of Practice for the Vector Control Operator, Technician and Worker spells out the roles and responsibilities of the Vector Control Operator and its personnel (Vector Control Technician and Worker).

Title: Code of Practice for Vector Control Operator, Technician and Worker
Year of Publication: 2020, 1st edition

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