There are numerous Environmental, Health and Safety requirements that will potentially affect a school construction project. Some of the more common and important of these requirements are listed below. Not every possible requirement is listed, and this information is only intended as a helpful summary.
The main items that may need to be reviewed are:
- Flood Management Certification
- Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB’s)
- DEEP Renovation & Demolition webpage
- Exterior Air Quality
- Subsurface Sewage Systems (greater than 5000 gal)
- Design for Recycling in Schools
The Auditors of Public Accounts:
The Auditors of Public Accounts provide independent, unbiased and objective opinions and recommendations on the operations of state government and the protection against waste, fraud, and abuse. As the state’s important fiscal watchdogs, the Auditors of Public Accounts serve the legislature, the public and the media to inform them of areas of concern in state government.
If you have concerns about procurement, contracting, or business practices of the Office of Grants Administration process, the email address for the Auditors of Public Accounts is email@example.com and the phone number is (959) 710-5600.