Risk assessment for remedial building work at the General Hospital (FOI)
Risk assessment for remedial building work at the General Hospital (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 19 February 2018.
With reference to the current remedial building work being undertaken at the General Hospital - could you please tell me:
Who are the Hospital's air and noise construction pollution patient risk assessment team?
Are their qualifications in accordance with NHS best practice?
Has the risk assessment been reviewed by the Department of works?
Have patients and clinicians been consulted of their health risk if they are to remain in an area where work is being carried out?
Has the Department of the Environment signed off on the Patient risk assessment?
Have the contractors issued an air pollution and noise pollution migration method statement?
Are the Department of the Environment attending the site regularly to inspect if the contractor is implementing approved air pollution and noise pollution migration?
Have they published the air and noise pollution statement? If so, where please?
A combination of the Health & Social Services Department’s (H&SSD) “Facilities Management”, “Infection Prevention & Control” and “Health & Safety” internal divisions.
All H&SSD employees have to comply with H&SSD best practice and qualification requirements. Jersey General Hospital is not part of the NHS.
Risk assessments are reviewed by the appropriate H&SSD teams listed in response to question 'A' above.
The relevant H&SSD divisions / teams review risks associated with the works and determine whether patients, clinicians, staff and visitors can remain in the vicinity of the works being undertaken.
No, as there is no requirement for the Department of the Environment to sign off a patient risk assessment.
Yes, where relevant, in accordance with H&SSD / States of Jersey policies and requirements, a method statement is issued by the contractor.
No, there is no requirement for the Department of the Environment to monitor the works, which are monitored by the appointed project teams and H&SSD divisions.
No, as stated above, there is no requirement for the Department of the Environment to monitor the works.