The International Council on Mining and Metals
"A new publication on Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is now available to download.
Assessment and management of community health, safety and wellbeing is increasingly becoming an important part of risk management and social responsibility within the mining and metals sector.
The HIA is intended as a practical tool to assist companies in protecting the health and wellbeing of their workforce and local communities.
It presents an overview of how mining and metals operations can affect the health and wellbeing of local communities, describes typical health impact assessment processes and outlines a methodology for undertaking a rapid assessment so that in-house practitioners are involved from the start..."