Contractor: E W Beard
Type of works: design, manufacture and installation of shielding works for PET scanner unit.
Working for the main contractor, E W Beard, Envirotect was contracted to undertake all the shielding works required for this prestigious new scanner unit.
The structural shielding for the PET scanner entailed the installation of 8 and 10mm lead to all walls and soffits to the scanner room, corridor, storage room and three injection rooms. The shielding to the ceiling was designed as a suspended system so that the multitude of services above could be installed without penetrating the lead but would allow access for maintenace whenever required.
The contract also encompassed the supply of the 20mm lead equivalent observation window, and all the shielded doors within the department.
Envirotect also undertook the shielding for an x-ray room on the first floor, which included wall shielding, doorset and operator's x-ray screen.