East Lancashire NHS Partnership appointed Eric Wright Construction to build a new Health centre in Bacup as part of the East Lancashire LIFT program established as public–private partnership to provide bespoke tailor-made medical facilities.
Highwire Safety Engineers designed the fall protection to enable the access to all areas of the roof. This large medical centre comprises of several blocks with a combination of flat and pitched roofs with different roof coverings. The main challenge was to provide high standard but economical design that ensured safe, protected access to all the roof areas in need of maintenance.
Our design utilised a combination of height safety products to provide cost effective solution for the provision of safe access to all levels of the roof.
Our engineers have proposed a layout combining the following systems: