The purpose of this project was to remove all combustible materials from the building and replace with new noncombustible materials.
The scope of works included providing safe working access via EWP and scaffolding to allow the removal and replacement of existing aluminium composite panels, compressed fibre cement sheets, sarking and insulation with new non-combustible materials.
The biggest challenge we faced on the job was the noise restrictions that we had to adhere to and developing access solutions to keep the hospital fully operational during the works. The building was occupied by the Critical Care Neonatal Ward, so we needed to develop and implement methodologies to complete the works under a maximum noise limit of 66dBA.
- We worked closely and collaboratively with the hospital to ensure minimal disruptions to everyday operations.
- We received no noise complaints from any stakeholders during the project.
- During the works we came across non-compliant substructure steel. We addressed the issue by working with our engineer to develop and install a compliant system within the project program.
- With difficult access to various areas of the building, we developed and conducted specialised on site training for innovative safe alternative means of access.
- Extremely satisfied client and building end user “most staff and patients wouldn’t have even known you were there.”
- Cladding Replacement