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NOTE - THE NOTED DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. THE DESIGNER IS TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE STANDARD COMMENTS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.

 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.

INSIGHT ANALYTICAL LABS - SUITE 150
11641 RIDGELINE DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
3/6/2013 FYIRESUBMITTED: The plans have been re-submitted, and the disapproved issues have been addressed as follows: APPROVED **PLEASE NOTE** ALL COMMENTS FOUND ON PREVIOUS PLAN REVIEWS REMAIN ENFORCEABLE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN THIS REVIEW. 1) Plans were revised for mechanical ventilation per plan sheets M1.1 AND M1.2 Ventilation now located in utility room #108 for compressed gases; and ventilation in lab is negative with sufficient ventilation from fume hoods. PPRBD mechanical re reviewed, stamped and released for permit revised ventilation. OKAY
2/15/2013 Disapproved**** CHEM LAB, ELECTRONICS LAB, UTILITY, LAPPER AND SEM ROOM WHERE CHEMICALS ARE STORED AND IN USE, THE FOLLOW VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS SHALL APPLY: Indoor storage and use areas and storage buildings shall be provided with mechanical exhaust ventilation or natural ventilation in accordance with the requirements of Section 2704.3 or 2705.1.9. When mechanical ventilation is provided, the systems shall be operational during such time as the building or space is occupied. Indoor storage areas and storage buildings shall be provided with mechanical exhaust ventilation or natural ventilation where natural ventilation can be shown to be acceptable for the materials as stored. Exception: Storage areas for flammable solids complying with Chapter 36. 2704.3.1 System requirements. Exhaust ventilation sys-tems shall comply with all of the following: 1. Installation shall be in accordance with the Interna-tional Mechanical Code. 2. Mechanical ventilation shall be at a rate of not less than 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot [0.00508 m3/(s o m2)] of floor area over the storage area. 3. Systems shall operate continuously unless alternative designs are approved. A manual shutoff control shall be provided outside of the room in a position adjacent to the access door to the room or in an approved location. The switch shall be a break-glass or other approved type and shall be labeled: VENTILATION SYSTEM EMERGENCY SHUTOFF. 4. Exhaust ventilation shall be designed to consider the density of the potential fumes or vapors released. For fumes or vapors that are heavier than air, exhaust shall be taken from a point within 12 inches (305 mm) of the floor. For fumes or vapors that are lighter than air, exhaust shall be taken from a point within 12 inches (305 mm) of the highest point of the room. 5. The location of both the exhaust and inlet air openings shall be designed to provide air movement across all portions of the floor or room to prevent the accumulation of vapors. 6. Exhaust air shall not be recirculated to occupied areas if the materials stored are capable of emitting hazardous vapors and contaminants have not been removed. Air contaminated with explosive or flammable vapors, fumes or dusts; flammable, highly toxic or toxic gases; or radioactive materials shall not be recirculated.
FYI This project is: Insight Analytical Labs, 11641 Ridgeline Dr, Suite 150: interior remodel - combine two suites and add 2nd floor SYSTEMS: fire sprinkler for area; waterflow alarm CN:Code: 09 IBC - 09 IFC - 11 PPRBC /Class: B/ Const: II-B /Stories: 2/Size: 7013 /OL: 85 Additional Comments: You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From www.pprbd.org, select PLAN REVIEW then FIND PLANS next COLORADO SPRINGS 2. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
FYIQuantities not exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area. The storage, use and handling of hazardous materials in quantities not exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area indicated in Tables 2703.1.1(1) through 2703.1.1(4) shall be in accordance with Sections 2701 and 2703.
AttentionCHEMICAL INVENTORY AS DECLARED- SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS The storage, use and handling of hazardous materials in quantities not exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area indicated in Tables 2703.1.1(1) through 2703.1.1(4) shall be in accordance with the IFC 2009, as amended Sections 2701 and 2703. Chemical Inventory Indoors (SPRINKLERED --100% increase) STORAGE/USE LOCATIONS: Utility Room 108 , Labs 111& 112, Lapper Room 107 , & SEM Rm 109 ALL ONE CONTROL AREA SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS FOR STORAGE LOCATIONS AND SUMMARY TABLES Corrosives, flammable & Combustible liquids, toxic, irritants, compressed gases, All Materials are below the CSFD Hazardous Materials Permit thresholds. **NO HAZMAT PERMIT REQUIRED Your facility will require a Hazardous Materials Construction final inspection. Please contact the DFM @ 719-385-5978 to schedule Mr. Jay Weightman, Hazmat Specialist for your inspection.
FYIThe chemical inventory indicates that the amounts are BELOW the Maximum Allowable Quantities (MAQ) per control area. Based on reported information from Ms. Bates, the plan reviewer has reviewed the materials subject to ONE CONTROL AREA (entire building). SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS ATTENTION: This means that the material quantities are LIMITED; AND LIMITED to one control area and their respective amounts as listed in tables 2704.1.1.(1) - 2704.1.1.(4) Quantities may only be increased through additional control areas and/or design to an H occupancy, however, this shall require plan submittal and review, by building and fire code officials.
FYICONTROL AREA Spaces within a building where quantities of hazardous materials not exceeding the maximum allowable quantities per control area are stored, dispensed, used or handled. Control areas shall be separated from each other by fire barriers constructed in accordance with Section 707 of the International Building Code or horizontal assemblies constructed in accordance with Section 712 of the International Building Code, or both. The percentage of maximum allowable quantities of ha-zardous materials per control area allowed at each floor level within a building shall be in accordance with IFC 2009 Table 2703.8.3.2. The maximum number of control areas per floor within a building shall be in accordance with IFC 2009 Table 2703.8.3.2. The Required fire-resistance rating for fire barriers shall be in accordance with Table 2703.8.3.2. The floor assembly of the control area and the construction supporting the floor of the control area shall have a minimum 2-hour fire-resistance rating. Exception: The floor assembly of the control area and the construction supporting the floor of the con-trol area is allowed to be 1-hour fire-resistance rated in buildings of Type IIA, IIIA and VA construction, provided that both of the following conditions exist: 1. The building is equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1; and 2. The building is three stories or less above grade plane.
AttentionEquipment, machinery and alarms. Equipment, machinery and required detection and alarm systems associated with the use, storage or handling of hazardous materials shall be listed or approved.
FYIUnless otherwise exempted by the fire code official, visible hazard identification signs as specified in NFPA 704 for the specific material contained shall be placed on stationary containers and above-ground tanks and at entrances to locations where hazardous materials are stored, dispensed, used or handled in quantities requiring a permit and at specific entrances and locations designated by the fire code official. Individual containers, cartons or packages shall be conspicuously marked or labeled in an approved manner. Rooms or cabinets containing compressed gases shall be conspicuously labeled: COMPRESSED GAS. Signs and markings required by Sections 2703.5 and 2703.5.1 shall not be obscured or removed, shall be in English as a primary language or in symbols allowed by this code, shall be durable, and the size, color and lettering shall be approved. Sources of ignition shall comply with Sections 2703.7.1 through 2703.7.3. Smoking shall be prohibited and "No Smoking" signs provided as follows: 1. In rooms or areas where hazardous materials are stored or dispensed or used in open systems in amounts requiring a permit in accordance with Section 2701.5. 2. Within 25 feet (7620 mm) of outdoor storage, dispensing or open use areas. 3. Facilities or areas within facilities that have been designated as totally "no smoking" shall have "No Smoking" signs placed at all entrances to the facility or area. Designated areas within such facilities where smoking is permitted either permanently or temporarily, shall be identified with signs designating that smoking is permitted in these areas only. 4. In rooms or areas where flammable or combustible hazardous materials are stored, dispensed or used. Signs required by this section shall be in English as a primary language or in symbols allowed by this code and shall comply with Section 310.
FYISecuring compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks. Compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be secured to prevent falling caused by contact, vibration or seismic activity. Securing of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be by one of the following methods: 1. Securing containers, cylinders and tanks to a fixed object with one or more restraints. 2. Securing containers, cylinders and tanks on a cart or other mobile device designed for the movement of compressed gas containers, cylinders or tanks. 3. Nesting of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks at container filling or servicing facilities or in seller's warehouses not accessible to the public. Nesting shall be allowed provided the nested con-tainers, cylinders or tanks, if dislodged, do not ob-struct the required means of egress. 4. Securing of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks to or within a rack, framework, cabinet or similar assembly designed for such use.
FYICabinets shall be clearly identified in an approved manner with red letters on a contrasting background to read: HAZARDOUS-KEEP FIRE AWAY. General precautions for the safe storage, handling or care of hazardous materials shall be in accordance with Sections 2703.9.1 through 2703.9.10. Persons responsible for the operation of areas in which hazardous materials are stored, dispensed, handled or used shall be familiar with the chemical nature of the materials and the appropriate mitigating actions necessary in the event of fire, leak or spill. Responsible per-sons shall be designated and trained to be liaison person-nel to the fire department. These persons shall aid the fire department in preplanning emergency responses and identifying the locations where hazardous materials are located, and shall have access to Material Safety Data Sheets and be knowledgeable in the site's emergency re-sponse procedures. Storage, dispensing, use and handling areas shall be secured against unauthorized entry and safeguarded in a manner approved by the fire code official. Electrical wiring and equipment shall be installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 70. When processes or condi-tions exist where a flammable mixture could be ignited by static electricity, means shall be provided to prevent the accumulation of a static charge. Materials that are shock sensitive shall be padded, suspended or otherwise protected against accidental dislodgement and dislodgement during seismic activity.
FYIIncompatible materials in storage and storage of materials that are incompatible with materials in use shall be separated when the stored materials are in containers having a capacity of more than 5 pounds (2 kg) or 0.5 gallon (2 L). Separation shall be accomplished by: 1. Segregating incompatible materials in storage by a distance of not less than 20 feet (6096 mm). 2. Isolating incompatible materials in storage by a noncombustible partition extending not less than 18 inches (457 mm) above and to the sides of the stored material. 3. Storing liquid and solid materials in hazardous ma-terial storage cabinets. 4. Storing compressed gases in gas cabinets or exhausted enclosures in accordance with Sections 2703.8.5 and 2703.8.6. Materials that are incompatible shall not be stored within the same cabinet or exhausted enclosure. Shelving shall be of substantial construction, and shall be braced and anchored in accor-dance with the seismic design requirements of the Interna-tional Building Code for the seismic zone in which the material is located. Shelving shall be treated, coated or constructed of materials that are compatible with the hazardous materials stored. Shelves shall be provided with a lip or guard when used for the storage of individual containers
FYIPortable compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked in accordance with CGA C-7. Compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be secured to prevent falling caused by contact, vibration or seismic activity. Securing of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be by one of the following methods: 1. Securing containers, cylinders and tanks to a fixed object with one or more restraints. 2. Securing containers, cylinders and tanks on a cart or other mobile device designed for the movement of compressed gas containers, cylinders or tanks. 3. Nesting of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks at container filling or servicing facilities or in seller's warehouses not accessible to the public. Nesting shall be allowed provided the nested con-tainers, cylinders or tanks, if dislodged, do not ob-struct the required means of egress. 4. Securing of compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks to or within a rack, framework, cabinet or similar assembly designed for such use. Open flames and high-temperature devices shall not be used in a manner which creates a hazardous condition. Portable or manifolded cylinders located inside of a building shall be stored in a well ventilated, dry location at least 20 feet (6.1 m) from combustible material and at least 10 feet (3m) from elevators, stairways, corridors, exits or in areas normally used, or intended to be used, as a means of egress.
FYIMSDS Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all hazardous materials shall be either readily available on the premises as a paper copy, or where approved, shall be permitted to be readily retrievable by electronic access. Approved electronic access shall be as follows: 1. Media shall be USB Flash Drive. 2. Format shall be Microsoft Word 2000 or newer docu-ment, PDF, or other approved format. Where a Knox Box is located at a facility, one USB de-vice shall be stored in the Knox Box and one device shall be located in an approved location(s). All devices and content shall be maintained.


 

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