Wormald provides fire protection systems for Royal North Shore Hospital

By: Wormald  13-Apr-2011
Keywords: Fire Protection Equipment, Fire Equipment, Fire Alarm Systems

 

Leading fire protection specialist Wormald is supplying the Royal North Shore Hospital, currently

undergoing one of the largest healthcare redevelopments in NSW, with a comprehensive fire

protection solution.

Wormald will provide fire protection systems for the new Acute Hospital, Douglas Building and RNS

Community Health Centre premises, along with a multi-storey car park. The huge project will require

fire equipment and systems to be installed across a vast area, including approximately 100,000m² in the nine-storey Acute Hospital building, of which the level one footprint is in excess of 14,000m².

“With such a major project, we wanted to work with a supplier with proven experience and expertise

and Wormald has been providing specialised fire protection solutions for the healthcare industry for

many years,” said Jim Barber, Services Manager for Thiess P/L (design and construct contractor for

InfraShore).

“We look forward to working with the Wormald team on this significant project, which will greatly

improve the hospital’s facilities for the local community.”

Wormald’s Sydney-based design and technical teams will be responsible for designing, supplying,

installing and commissioning a networked fire detection and colour graphics system with Emergency Warning Intercom Systems (EWIS), fire detection, fire sprinkler, fire hydrant and fire hose reel systems as well as fire extinguishers for each building. The data centre and specialist IT areas are protected with gaseous suppression and wet pre-action systems.

The development is scheduled to run until 2014. The end-to-end contract also includes servicing the

equipment and systems during the first 18 months, with the opportunity to continue the partnership in the long-term following the successful completion of stage one (Community Health Building) and

stage two (Acute Hospital Building).

The Royal North Shore Hospital contract is a PPP (Private Public Partnership) between the

consortium InfraShore and NSW Health.

For further information about Wormald’s wide range of products and services call 133 166 or visit

www.wormald.com.au.

Keywords: Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Equipment, Fire Hose Reels, Fire Protection Equipment

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