Major works do not mean major disruption
As the largest shopping centre in Australia by GLA, south-east Melbourne shopping centre Westfield Fountain Gate cannot afford disruptions. When it came to the installation of over two kilometres of guardrails and half a kilometre of new walkways across a sprawling rooftop careful planning was needed.
Red centre powers solar project
Bunnings Alice Springs decided to turn to harnessing the ‘Red Centres’ plentiful sunshine by installing a PV array on its roof. But how would their workers and contractors access the system for maintenance and cleaning? Workplace Access & Safety answered the brief.
Banking on façade access
The Former ES&A Bank at 219 Swanston St is placed on the Victorian Heritage list and has a long history of banking on compliance; and this facade access project was no different.
The ABC of facade access and roof safety
With its transparent facade wrapped in full length glass panels, Workplace Access & Safety bring the ABC of facade access to the new ABC MAP building.
Designing Cairns Convention Centre Upgrade
Safe access design at Cairns Convention Centre Upgrade was anything but conventional.
Staircase worked a treat at Snack Brands
Snack Brands is one of Australia’s largest suppliers of snack foods and their Blacktown manufacturing plant must maintain 100% manufacturing capacity on a daily basis to keep peckish Australians happy.
Melbourne Grammar Scoreboard Access
Melbourne Grammar has multiple buildings which require access for different purposes. Melbourne Grammar chose Defender™ platforms for the scoreboard access, since they comply with Australian Standards, and are lightweight and simple to install. This provides safe access for the school boys and others who need to access the scoreboard.
The Jam Factory is a shopping centre located in Chapel Street, Prahran. It is a converted heritage listed building with many features new and old. Defender™ plant platforms, walkways and guardrail were installed to gain access to mechanical plants.
Reece operates retail outlets combined with warehouses. Defender™ staircases are installed leading to the mezzanines in the back house. The staircases meet the requirements of the BCA and can be used for emergency egress as part of the essential safety measures.
Federation Centres Shopping Centre Access
Following an audit at this regional centre, Defender™ access equipment was installed to provide safe and efficient access to all of the gutters and air conditioners for maintenance purposes. That project was completed over a 3 week period. There were no disruptions to trading and tenants did not know the works had been completed.