The new $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital opened in September 2018 and is considered the most modern hospital in Australia. Leading Edge Safety Systems was proud to have been engaged by South Australia Health over a 18 month period to provide risk management expertise and safety assurance support. Out team of safety experts provided leadership in ensuring that the risks associated wit h the installation of medical and other critical hospital equipment during the construction and eventual opening phases of the facility was managed to so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP). Expert advice was also provided in WHS incident investigation and assessing the adequacy of the risk management process for the Mental Health Unit.
The development of a practical and robust risk management framework together with a high level of consultation with all impacted parties, ensured that all the identified risks during the commissioning phase of the construction were able to be successful