The Dominican Republic Audit Protocols for environmental, health and safety (EH&S) are organized around nineteen topics, with a separate module devoted to each. Record-keeping is a separate module in this Dominican Republic protocol.
Each Dominican Republic audit protocol module begins with a summary description of the various regulations covered and is followed by the body of the protocol, containing a series of audit questions relating to the applicable legislation. Important clarifying information is included either as a "Note" to a particular question or in an accompanying table or appendix.
A unique feature, Audit Quick Check (AQC), allows for recording of audit findings and five different sort options to facilitate reporting.
These audit protocols have been prepared to reflect the principal EH&S legislation that applies to manufacturing facilities located in the Dominican Republic.
Regulating bodies for the Dominican Republic include, for environmental issues, the
The Secretariat of the Environment and Natural Resources is the principal authority responsible for the enforcement of environmental legislation in the Dominican Republic. For Health and Safety issues, The Secretariat of Public Health and Social Assistance (SESPAS) is responsible for the promotion of worker health and the monitoring and early detection of risk factors to worker health in the workplace
The extensive listing of the Dominican Republic legislation, including the specific and comprehensive itemization of individual amendments of each, are listed in Appendix 1of the Introduction to Dominican Republic audit protocols.