Wexford General Hospital - Retro fitting & upgrade of the life safety systems

Cosgrove Electrical Services completed the installation of life safety upgrade works in Wexford General Hospital across 22 phases within a fully functioning live environment. This included networks systems such as: fire alarm; emergency lighting; nurse call; baby tagging; patient wandering; data networks and small power and lighting. Each phase involved a full decommission and report to the design team, followed by workshops on the installation of life safety system to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • A New LV distribution board arrangement to provide a lighting control system and bring the existing panel up to regulatory standards. Board design to suit the phased areas and allow for future maintenance procedures without effecting large areas of the hospital.
  • Mechanical control and power cabling for the new smoke fire damper system rolled out throughout the hospital building across all 22 phases.
  • Backbone network for all door control systems including patient control, baby control, nurse call etc
  • Patent wandering system installed and interfaces with door access control and intruder alarm system
  • Out of hours refurbishment stages for the full commercial catering kitchen within the hospital.
  • Maintaining the HTM compliant standards with regard to the installation and compartmentalisation.
  • Emergency lighting upgrade to improve the existing system
  • Works with clean room surgical theatre and control the levels of airborne contamination created during the installation and commissioning works.
  • Fire alarm installation throughout with multiple areas compartmentalised to offer small compartment to limit evacuation of a large number of patient that require critical care services.
  • Access Control & Security – Both installed and networked to the local nurse base. All linked back to the hospital monitoring station.
  • Data & WIFI installation upgrades
  • Campus infrastructure live interface connections – Fire – Security – Intruder – Access – Patient Wandering & Baby Tagging
  • Integration of specialist sub systems within the fit-out works