Site Preliminary Setup

Best practice site management requires giving appropriate consideration to the following issues when establishing the office compound:


  • Ensure roof water from buildings and sheds will not cause unnecessary erosion or soil saturation around common traffic areas (vehicular or pedestrian).
  • Where appropriate (e.g. long-term construction sites) use gravelling techniques to minimise soil compaction and the generation of excessive mud around the site compound.
  • Ensure appropriate storage of chemical and fuels
  • Where necessary, establish drip pans (or similar, e.g. filter cloth sheeting) in vehicle maintenance areas to control pollution runoff from road surfacing equipment.

Setting up the Office and Workers Compound


In addition to the above, the specific elements of best practice site management vary from site to site, but in generally incorporate the following concepts:

Ensure employees receive adequate training on: