9                ENVIRONMENTAL SITE INSPECTION

Site Audits

9.1          Site audits were carried out by ET on weekly basis to monitor the timely implementation of proper environmental management practices and mitigation measures on the Contract site.  The summaries of site audits are presented in Table 9.1 and Appendix L.

 

Table 9.1     Summary of Site Audit

Environmental Site Inspection

Works Contracts

ND/2019/01

ND/2019/03

ND/2019/05

ND/2019/06

Weekly site audit with representative of the Supervisor’s Representative and the Contractor

1st,8th,14th,22nd,29th September 2020

4th,11th,17th,25th,29th September 2020

9th,14th,21st ,28th September 2020

3rd,11th,17th,23rd,29th September 2020

Joint Site Audit with representative of the Supervisor’s Representative, the Contractor and IEC

14th September 2020

25th September 2020

9th September 2020

11th September 2020

 

9.2          During site inspections in the reporting month, no non-conformance was identified. The observations and recommendations made during the audit sessions are summarised in Table 9.2.


 

Table 9.2 Observations and Recommendations during Site Audits

 

Date

Observations and Recommendations

Follow-up

Contract No.: ND/2019/01

Date

Observations and Recommendations

Follow-up

Air Quality

22/09/2020

NRMM label should be replaced on regulated machine.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 29 September 2020.

Water Quality

01/09/2020

Mud or debris in channel should be cleared regularly.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 8 September 2020.

Waste/ Chemical Management

 

01/09/2020

Oil leakage from equipment should be avoided.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 8 September 2020.

08/09/2020

Chemical waste, waste oil should be stored properly in designated area.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 14 September 2020.

14/09/2020

Chemical containers should be put in designated area properly.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 22 September 2020.

22/09/2020

Chemical containers should be stored properly in designated area.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 29 September 2020.

Land Contamination

08/09/2020

Holes are observed on the impermeable sheeting covering arsenic-containing soil, contractor was reminded to renew the impermeable sheeting.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 14 September 2020.

Contract No.: ND/2019/03

Air Quality

28/08/2020

Stockpile of dusty materials should be covered by impervious sheeting or sprayed with water.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 4 September 2020.

04/09/2020

Contractor was reminded to replace the impervious materials for covering dusty stockpile.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 11 September 2020.

Waste / Chemical Management

04/09/2020

General refuse should be disposed of properly.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 11 September 2020.

Contract No.: ND/2019/05

Air Quality

09/09/2020

Non-road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) label should be displayed on regulated machines.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 14 September 2020.

Waste / Chemical Management

31/08/2020

Chemical waste should be stored properly in designated area.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 9 September 2020.

09/09/2020

Chemical waste, waste oil should be stored properly in designated areas.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 14 September 2020.

21/09/2020

Chemical containers should be stored properly in designated areas.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 28 September 2020.

28/09/2020

Chemical containers should be stored in designated area properly.

Follow-up action is needed to be reported in the following month.

Contract No.: ND/2019/06

 

Water Quality

17/09/2020

Contractor was reminded to clear the debris at the drainage near site boundary.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 23 September 2020

 

Waste / Chemical Management

27/08/2020

Chemical waste, waste oil should be stored properly in designated area.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 3 September 2020

 

23/09/2020

Chemical containers should be stored properly in designated area.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 29 September 2020

 

23/09/2020

Oil leakage should be avoided and put the equipment on impervious sheeting.

Improvement/Rectification was observed during follow-up audit session on 29 September 2020

 

 

Implementation Status of Environmental Mitigation Measures

9.3          According to the EIA Report, EPs and the Updated EM&A Manual, the mitigation measures detailed in the documents are recommended to be implemented during the construction phase. An updated summary of the Environmental Mitigation Implementation Schedule is provided in Appendix M. The photographic records of measures as stipulated in EP to mitigate environmental impacts in the reporting month are presented in Table 9.3.

 

Table 9.3     Photographic Records and Implementation Status of Measures

EP No.

Condition

Photographic Record

Implementation Status

EP-475/2013/A

2.7

To minimise adverse impacts on habitats of ecological importance in the vicinity of the Project, 2m high solid dull green site barrier fences shall be erected around all active works areas.(Figure 10)

^[1]

EP-468/2013/A

2.11

To minimise adverse impacts on habitats of ecological importance in the vicinity of the Project, 2m high solid dull green site barrier fences shall be erected around all active works areas.(Figure 11)

^[1]

Implementation status:

^         Mitigation measure was fully implemented

*         Observation/reminder was made during site audit but improved/rectified by the contractor

#         Observation/reminder was made during site audit but not yet improved/ rectified by       the            contractor

X        Non-compliance of mitigation measure

·         Non-compliance but rectified by the contractor

N/A   Not Applicable at this stage as no such site activities were conducted in the reporting     period

[1]:       Barrier fences might be subjected to change according to phasing plan designed at detailed design stage

 

Solid and Liquid Waste Management Status

9.4          Waste generated from Contract No. ND/2019/01, ND/2019/05 and ND/2019/06 include inert construction and demolition (C&D) materials and non-inert C&D wastes.

 

9.5          The amount of wastes generated by the construction works of the Contract No. ND/2019/01, ND/2019/03, ND/2019/05 and Contract No. ND/2019/06 during the reporting month is shown in Appendix N.

 

9.6          The Contractors are advised to minimize the wastes generated through the recycling or reusing. All mitigation measures stipulated in the Updated EM&A Manual and waste management plans shall be fully implemented. The status of implementation of waste management and reduction measures are summited in Appendix M.