Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital - Roy McAlpine Burns Unit (Phase 1, 2 and 3)

“The existing burns units at South Africa’s largest public hospital was being upgraded in a joint effort between Wits University and the GDID. Polygon not only managed the implementation of the fire and life safety systems but also had to source approval for the flammable liquids storage.

12 000 L of diesel was stored on site to combat load shedding during hospital operations and keep the facility operating. The facility contained operating theatres and over night hospital beds. “

Location: Soweto, Johannesburg
Client: WITS University
Construction Value: R3 million (estimated 2021)
Contracting Structure: Sub-consultant to 1 World Consultants
Service: Fire Protection and Life Safety Services