Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin

The Cherry Orchard Hospital was built in 1953.  A complete upgrade of the electrics and lighting system at the hospital was required.  Paul undertook the role of the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) to manage and co-ordinate health and safety matters throughout the electrical upgrade.  Paul not only has a wealth of experience in PSCS but also brings 15 year’s experience as a time served electrician, so this project was right up his street!


He worked with the contractors to ensure the safe installation of the electrical system by preparing a construction stage safety and health plan through onsite visits.  Regular communication with relevant stakeholders was key on this project to ensure everyone had a clear understanding of the objectives.  Project risks were identified and mitigated by ensuring suitable risk assessment, method statements and safe systems of work were in place.  Statutory forms were completed and provided for weekly inspection and thorough examination. 


Paul ensured all the contractors on site were communicating and co-operating with one another to deliver a safe and successful electrical upgrade.


The works on this project were completed in a ‘live’ hospital environment, so careful consideration had to be given to patient welfare throughout to ensure minimal disruption.