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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.

PHOTO STENCIL
04725 CENTENNIAL BL

Review DateStatusComment(s)
2/20/2013 FYIThe storage, use and/or dispensing of hazardous cryogenic liquids shall be in accordance with all applicable provisions of the 2009 International Fire Code including (but not limited to) Chapters 27, 40 AND 32. Bulk oxygen systems at industrial and institutional consumer sites shall be in accordance with NFPA 55. SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS - SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
FYITHIS PROJECT IS PHOTO STENCIL LLC 4725 CENTENNIAL BLVD REPLACEMENT & INSTALLATION OF 1,500 GALLON LIQUID OXYGEN TANK & VAPORIZER EXTERIOR THIS FACILITY PREVIOUSLY REMOVED A 3,000 GALLON LIQUID OXYGEN TANK AND IS REPLACING THE LOX TANK WITH THIS 1,500 GALLON LIQUID OXYGEN TANK AT THE SAME LOCATION. SERVES AND PIPING TO AN INTERIOR PROCESS. SYSTEMS: CN:Code: IBC - IFC 09 - PPRBC /Class: / Const: /Stories: /Size: /OL: NFPA 55 Additional Comments: AIR LIQUIDE CONTRACTOR ATTENTION: See our web site for our latest plan review comments for your job at: www.springsgov.com - go to "City Agencies" (tab on the teal bar to get a drop box) - click on - "Fire Department" - (Using the links down the left side of the page), click on - "Web Guide." Once you're into the Web Guide, click on "Plan Review Status" This will also give you access to numerous other items that may assist you in your future project design work.
FYIBulk oxygen storage systems shall be located aboveground out of doors, or shall be installed in a building of fire-resistive or noncombustible construction, adequately vented, and used for that purpose exclusively. The location shall be such that containers an associated equipment shall not be beneath or exposed by failure of electric power lines, piping containing all classes of flammable or combustible liquids or piping containing flammable gas. The basis for the Oxygen system related plan review comments is NFPA-55, Chapter 1 - 9, 2010 Edition. THE SYSTEM IS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH NFPA 55, TABLE 9.3.2 "MINIMUM SEPARATION DISTANCES BETWEEN BULK LIQUID OXGYEN SYSTEMS AND EXPOSURE HAZARDS" SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS -- DISTANCES COMPLY
FYITANK - APPLICATION FOR PERMIT It is the responsibility of the Tank Installation Contractor to submit for and receive a CSFD Tank Installation Permit. Tank application shall be reviewed and approved prior to installation of the tank. The tank installation contractor is required to submit full drawings of the tank location, as well as the fire barrier wall constructed in accordance with NFPA 55, 8.6.2.1.1 # 8.6.2.1.5), any associated exterior equipment, such as a vaporizer, and all valves, pressure relief devices and piping schematics associated with the tank (including to the point at which they enter the building from the exterior, if applicable). Attached to this submittal will need to be all of the tank manufacturer's spec/cut sheets for the tank as well as info on any related equipment. If applicable, vehicular protection will need to be shown on the plan, as well as a declaration of the material that the support foundation will be made of. *** Application and documents submitted.
FYISUBMITTAL CONTINUED: SITE PLAN 14) Means for protecting valves from tampering (security) and means of vehicle protection (bollards) 15) Name, address and telephone number of installer and servicing contractor; and emergency contact number and names for owner and supplier contractor. 16) A Scope of work
E-MailPLAN DOCUMENTS 1) Location and legal identification (address and lot or parcel number) 2) Legal boundaries of the site, including reference to source or survey. 3) Location of significant buildings on the lot or site and adjacent lots or sites. Declare separation distances in feet. 4) Location of nearest public roadways and site access. Declare separation distances in feet. 5) North arrow. 6) Topographical features; declare separation distances to exposures or hazards in feet. 7) Proposed container location with respect to buildings, building openings, lot lines, public roadways, and ABOVEGROUND AND UNDERGROUND or overhead utilities; appliances or equipment, ignition sources, OTHER storage tanks and outdoor storage, declare separation distances in feet. 8) Container dimensions and capacity; 9) Container compliance markings, (ASME, DOTn, API) 10) Details of container foundation and supports. 11) Section through container showing supports and anchors and, if underground tank, backfill and corrosion protection . 12) Arrangement of valves and piping, identify emergency shut off locations 13) Specifications for containers, valves, piping, tank mounts and pads and other related equipment and application.
AttentionNFPA 55 9.3.2 Separation from Exposure Hazards. 9.3.2.1 The distances shown (items 2, 4, 5, 8 an 10-14) in Table 9.3.2. shall not apply where a fire barrier wall having a minimum fire resistance of 2 hours interrupts the line of sight between uninsulated portions of the bulk storage system and the exposure. ***Plan drawing and narrative shows separation to exposure hazards. Ensure that these minimun distances are met.
FYICOLORADO COMPRESSED GAS/OWNER SHALL REPORT ALL CHEMICAL INVENTORY, HAZMAT PERMIT APPLICATION TO THE CSFD WEB BASED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM (HAMISH) WEBSITE AT: http://csfd.springsgov.com/hamish/ APPLICATION FOR PERMIT AND CHEMICAL INVENTORIES SHALL BE REPORTED PRIOR TO FINAL TANK INSPECTION. Contact Kay Yeager for questions @ 719 385-7356 or Division of the Fire Marshal main number @ 719-385-5978.
AttentionOn bulk liquid oxygen storage systems, the tank's liquid delivery connections, pressure relief device outlets, and the mobile supply equipment withdrawal connection shall be at least 8 ft. from the inlet of underground sewer systems. *** No underground storm water or sanitary sewer systems were noted on plan sheet.
AttentionMARKINGS SHALL BE PER IFC 3203.4.1 THROUGH 3203.4.6 AND NFPA 50, ANSI A 13.1; summarized as follows: * NFPA 704 placards to areas where cryogenics used. * Identify contents -Placard-Mark the name of the gas. * Manufacturer's specifications and maximum allowable working pressure with permanent nameplate. Nameplate shall be accessible, and marked in accordance with ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code * CONTAINER CONNECTIONS SHALL BE IDENTIFIED: Permanent tag or label identify function; a schematic portraying the functions and whether connected to the vapor or liquid space of the container. * Maintain schematic drawings and shall be attached to container * Pipe labeling in accordance with ANSI 13.1 * Emergency shutoff valves shall be identified and visible.
AttentionContact the Hazardous Materials Inspector to arrange a Hazardous Materials Inspection for this project at 719 385-5978.
Attention* Where oxygen is stored as a liquid, surfacing of noncombustible materials shall be provided at ground level under liquid delivery connections for the storage container and mobile supply equipment. This area of noncombustible surfacing shall be at least 3 feet in diameter from points at ground level where leakage of liquid oxygen might fall during unloading and normal operation of the system. * The area under the mobile supply equipment shall be at least the full width of the vehicle and at least 8 ft. in the direction of the vehicle axis. For purpose of this standard, asphaltic or bitumastic paving is considered to be combustible. * The slope, if any, of such areas shall take into consideration the possible flow of spilled liquid oxygen to adjacent combustible materials. * If expansion joints are used, fillers shall also be of noncombustible materials. ***ATTENTION: Ensure compliance with the above requirements. CONCRETE FOUNDATION AND SURROUNDING AREA
FYIDISTANCE BETWEEN BULK OXYGEN SYSTEMS AND EXPOSURES. MINIMUM DISTANCE FROM ANY BULK OXYGEN STORAGE CONTAINER TO EXPOSURES: EXPOSURE DISTANCE (FEET) To buildings of wood frame construction 50 Note: Distance may be reduced to 1 foot from the protective structure when protective structures have min. fire resistance of 2 hours that interrupt line of site between un insulated portions of the bulk oxygen storage installation and exposure. To buildings of other than wood frame construction shall be 1 To any opening in walls of adjacent structures 10 (Liquid: applies to pressure regulators, safety devices, vaporizers, manifolds, and interconnecting piping) To all classes of flammable & combustible liquid storage above ground 1000 gal or less 25 1001 or more 50 Note: Class IIIB combustible liquids 15 To confining walls (not including protective structures having a minimum fire resistance rating of 2 hrs. less than 12 ft shall be 75 feet in one direction & 35 ft. in 90 degrees direction where the container is enclosed on three sides or fewer to provide adequate ventilation in courtyards or similar areas To places of public assembly 50 To Public sidewalk or parked vehicle 10 To any line adjoining property that can be built on. 5 Note: Distance may be reduced to 1 foot from the protective structure when protective structures have min. fire resistance of 2 hours that interrupt line of site between un insulated portions of the bulk oxygen storage and exposure. To all classes of flammable & combustible liquid storage belowground to tank 15 to filling & vent connections 25 To solid materials that burn rapidly 50 To solid materials that burn slowly 25 To Flammable gases (aboveground) Liquefied Hydrogen 75 Other Liquefied gases <1000 gal 25 Other Liquefied gases >1000 gal 50 Non liquefied or dissolved gases 25,000 cu ft or less 25 Over 25,000 cu ft 50
FYICONTINUED:: DISTANCE BETWEEN BULK OXYGEN SYSTEMS AND EXPOSURES. MINIMUM DISTANCE FROM ANY BULK OXYGEN STORAGE CONTAINER TO EXPOSURES: EXPOSURE DISTANCE (FEET) To confining walls (not including protective structures having a minimum fire resistance rating of 2 hrs. less than 12 ft shall be 75 feet in one direction & 35 ft. in 90 degrees direction where the container is enclosed on three sides or fewer to provide adequate ventilation in courtyards or similar areas To places of public assembly 50 To Public sidewalk or parked vehicle 10 To any line adjoining property that can be built on. 5 Inlets to underground sewer or drainage systems from 8 delivery connections, pressure relief devices outlets, mobile supply equipment, and liquid withdrawal connections. Areas below connections where liquid can fall 3 during loading or unloading operations and system operation from combustible surfaces, including, asphalt and bitumastic paving and expansion joint fillers. Encroachment by overhead utilities 50 Horizontal distance from vertical plane below nearest overhead wire of an electric trolley, train or bus. Horizontal distance from vertical plane below 5 the nearest overhead electrical wire other than those noted above. Note: Distance may be reduced to 1 foot from the protective structure when protective structures have min. fire resistance of 2 hours that interrupt line of site between un insulated portions of the bulk oxygen storage and exposure.
FYIContainers shall be supported to prevent the concentration of excessive loads on the supporting portion of the shell. Foundations for horizontal containers shall be constructed to accommodate expansion and contraction of the container. Foundations shall be provided to support the weight of vaporizers or heat exchangers. Containers of cryogenic fluids shall not be located within diked areas containing other hazardous materials. In areas subject to flooding, containers shall be anchored, secured or elevated to prevent separation from supports or foundation. Area surrounding containers shall be provided with a means to prevent accidental discharge of fluids from endangering environment,personnel, equipment and adjacent structures. The container shall NOT be placed where spilled or discharged fluids will be retained around the container.
AttentionField erected piping shall be tested and proved gastight at operating pressure and temperature in accordance with ASME B31.3 Process Piping. ***Attention: This requirement is subject to permit inspection and documentation/information shall be made available to the inspector.
FYI All safety relief devices shall be so designed or located that moisture cannot collect and freeze in a manner that would interfere with proper operation of the device.
AttentionLabeling - An NFPA 704 compliant Hazard Placard is required for each pedestrian entry door rooms containing hazardous materials in excess of the exempt amounts (this door could be interior or exterior) and all such doors shall be included. The minimum size of the Hazard Placard shall be 15" by 15". This requirement is subject to verification at the time of the Hazardous materials Inspection prior to signing the Fire Final.
Attention The bulk oxygen storage location shall be permanently placarded to indicate the following: OXYGEN NO SMOKING NO OPEN FLAMES
FYIPressure relief devices shall be installed at every point in the system where liquid can become trapped.
FYIPiping, tubing, and fittings shall be suitable for the specific gas service and the pressure sand temperatures involved.
FYIShut-off valves shall be provided for all buildings at outside locations where they are readily accessible for shutting off the gas supply to the building in case of emergency. A shut-off valve at the gas supply shall also be provided.
Attention Signs clearly establishing the location and identity of shut-off valves are to be provided.
FYI Piping, tubing, and fittings shall be suitable for oxygen service and for the pressures and temperatures involved.
FYI All safety relief devices shall be so designed or located that moisture cannot collect and freeze in a manner that would interfere with proper operation of the device.
Attention The vaporizer shall be anchored and its connecting piping shall provide for the effects of expansion and contraction due to temperature changes. ** No vaporizer was noted in application. No review.
FYI The vaporizer and its piping shall be protected on the oxygen and heating medium sections with safety relief devices.
AttentionHeat used in an oxygen vaporizer shall be indirectly supplied only through mediums such as steam, air, water, or water solutions that do not react with oxygen.
Attention If electric heaters are used to provide the primary source of heat, the vaporizing system shall be electrically grounded.
FYI Installation of bulk oxygen systems shall be supervised by personnel familiar with proper practices with reference to their construction and use.
FYI Storage containers, piping, valves, regulating equipment, and other accessories shall be protected against physical damage and against tampering by the general public. a shutoff valve shall be located in liquid product withdrawal lines as close to the container as practical.
FYI Any enclosure containing oxygen control or operating equipment shall be vented.
FYI Each bulk oxygen system installed on consumer premises shall be inspected annually and maintained by a qualified representative of the equipment owner.
FYI Weeds and long dry grass shall be cut back within 15 feet of any bulk oxygen storage container.
FYIA minimum of 1 set of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), hard copy, must be readily availiable on the premises at all times.


 

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