The external façade includes a ‘CAP’ covering the top 3 floors of the Tower – this is made up of a number of steel ladder sections which are connected together and fully glazed. This is a unique project whereby the works are taking place at a height of 170m in a location bordered by heavily trafficked roads on all 4 sides.
Every single element of the CAP installation involves working on a leading edge, down to the tightening of each individual screw. Consequently, the focus on tethering all tools and equipment has been paramount to ensure no objects are dropped during the installation.
We have been implementing new standards and setting the Benchmark for Tethering, which is being used by the HSE for future projects. Examples of the requirements being set are as follows:
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