The Auckland District Health Board was established to improve, promote, and protect the health of communities, integrate primary and secondary care services health services, and to promote effective care or support of those in need of health services or disability support.
Auckland District Health Board has three major facilities: Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre. Auckland City Hospital is New Zealand’s largest public hospital as well as the largest clinical research facility. There are approximately one million patient contacts each year, including hospital and outpatient services. The Auckland District Health Board employees approximately 11,000 health and medical staff.
In 2018, Auckland District Council appointed McMahon Services onto their panel of five contractors to deliver emergency response asbestos decontamination works, programmed asbestos removal works, and asbestos works for major construction projects. The five-year contract covers friable and non-friable decontamination in Auckland City Hospital, the Greenlane Clinical Centre and minor works at Point Chevalier Campus.
Asbestos containing materials includes ceilings, fireproofing, floor tiles and vinyl, cement boards, mechanical gaskets, roof sheeting, downpipes, guttering and electrical switchboard mounts. All asbestos is removed under asbestos containment conditions including isolation and decontamination of affected areas, and disposal of materials at licenced receiving stations.