Guidance for evaluating human health impacts in environmental assessment: H129-54/3-2017E-PDF


“This document provides generic guidance on predicting health risks related to levels and/or types of sound predicted in federal environmental assessments (EAs) of proposed major resource and infrastructure projects (such as mines, dams, pipelines and other projects). It presents the principles, current practices and basic information Health Canada looks for when it reviews the environmental impact statement (EIS) or other reports submitted by project proponents as part of the EA process. It was prepared for the benefit of proponents and their consultants and to support an efficient and transparent project review process. The foundational information described here should be supplemented appropriately with additional information relevant to specific projects. The guidance was also prepared for responsible authorities (RAs) and stakeholders to the EA process to communicate our normal areas of engagement and our priorities within these areas to help ensure that sufficient evidence is available to support sound decisions"--Purpose, p. 2.

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Department/Agency Health Canada. Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch.
Title Guidance for evaluating human health impacts in environmental assessment
Subtitle noise.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Conseils pour l’évaluation des impacts sur la santé humaine dans le cadre des évaluations environnementales : le bruit. "Publication date: January 2017”--Verso of cover.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages ii, 50 p.
ISBN 978-1-100-19258-1
Catalogue Number
  • H129-54/3-2017E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 160331
Subject Terms Health hazards, Environmental impact assessment