||FYI||RESUBMITTED: The plans have been re-submitted, and the disapproved issues have been addressed as follows: APPROVED ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
**PLEASE NOTE** ALL COMMENTS FOUND ON PREVIOUS PLAN REVIEWS REMAIN ENFORCEABLE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN THIS REVIEW.
1) Analox 50 sensor and alarm to be installed per mfgr. SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
2) Plan sheet 9; May 21, 2013 Revised shows 600 lb CO2 container interior near equipment closed #113; on an exterior wall with fill port. NU CO2 is vendor with vendor phone number.
3) CO2 spec cut sheets provided |
||FYI||****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Wendys 8080 N Academy Bd Interior and Exterior Remodel
Hazmat Plan Review for CO2 for beverage dispensing: One replacement 600 pound CO2 vessel; 5,244 cf
Date of Plans: 4/4/13
SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
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|FYI||" Small mutiple bottle" CO2 EXISTING system being REPLACED WITH ONE 600 LB CO2 CONTAINER-SYSTEM due to remodel.
Plan reviewer contacted Mr. Muir who described the scope of work. Mr. Muir stated corrections will be made and resubmitted.
No information was provided on plan set or included within plans regarding existing or replacement CO2 600 lb container. A declaration form indicated 600 lb CO2 and an Analox 50 CO2 detection-alarm system to be installed (narrative) only.
SHOW LOCATIONS ON PLANS AND SUBMIT ALL SPECFICATION CUT SHEETS FOR VESSEL AND DETECTION SYSTEM. SEE ADDITIONAL COMMENTS.
|Attention||CARBON DIOXIDE GAS DETECTOPM AND ALARM SYSTEM
Facilities shall declare the storage and use of small Insulated Carbon Dioxide Systems used in Beverage Dispensing.
*** This facility proposes one 600 CO2 vessel, therefore, it is required to comply with the 2009 IFC/IMC ventilation requirements for mechanical or natural ventilation OR provide an approved CO2 gas detection and alarm system in accordance with the following:
a) A Listed (by an approved testing laboratory or organization) gas detection and alarm system that is capable of detecting and notifying the building occupants of a gas release that creates carbon dioxide vapors in excess of its Permissible Exposure Level (PEL) at 5,000 parts per million.
b) The gas detection and alarm system shall initiate an audible alarm within the room or area in which the system is installed. Activation shall sound a local alarm to notify persons responsible for system operation of a hazardous condition in the area where installed.
c) The automatic gas detection and alarm system shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's requirements and recommendations. Documentation shall be provided at the time of inspection.
Note: Carbon dioxide is 1.5 times heavier than air. Vapors accumulate in low elevations, and in non-ventilated rooms not necessarily limited to the location of the container. The detector(s) should be located in areas where carbon dioxide from a leak will concentrate. Most manufacturers' gas detection sensors are recommended to be installed 12 inches to 24 inches above floor level.
* CARBON DIOXIDE PIPING specifications. NOTE: IFC 2009, 2703.2.2 Piping, tubing, valves and fittings. Piping, tubing, valves and fittings conveying hazardous materials shall be designed and installed in accordance with approved standards and shall be in accordance with Sections 2703.2.2.1
and 2703.2.2.2. Piping, tubing, valves, fittings and related components shall be designed and fabricated from materials that are compatible with the material to be contained and shall be of adequate strength and
durability to withstand the pressure, structural and seismic stress and exposure to which they are subject.
*** RESUBMIT PLANS AND PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING
CO2 CONTAINER SIZE (LBS); 5,244 cf
CO2 SPECIFICATIONS CUT SHEETS
CO2 LOCATION IDENTIFIED ON PLAN SHEET;
CO2 FILL CONNECTION IDENTIFIED ON PLAN SHEET
PIPING TUBING AND VALVE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS (at least four times the rated pressure)
DECLARE TYPE OF VENTILATION (COMPLIANCE WITH IMC/IFC) OR MONITORING-DETECTION SYSTEM. PROVIDE IF MONITORING DETECTION SYSTEM IS TO BE PROVIDED.
SUBMIT THE MONITORING SENSOR ALARM UNIT SPECIFICATIONS/CUT SHEETS AND IDENTIFY LOCATION OF INSTALLATION
*** For further questions or information please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal main number at 719-385-5978 or Kay Yeager @ 719-385-7356. |
|FYI||*** COPY OF THE COMPRESSED GAS ASSOCIATION SAFETY ALERT FOR CARBON DIOXIDE HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY THE CSFD AND ATTACHED TO PLAN SET
|Attention||THE CHEMICAL INVENTORY, AS DECLARED, DOES NOT EXCEED THE ALLOWABLE THRESHOLDS FOR THE ANNUAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONAL PERMIT.
PER EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE PLAN SHEET
600 LB CO2 (inert/asphyxiant = 5,244 CF ********** (permit threshold = 6,000 cf)
*** This facility is NOT required to apply for the Annual Hazardous Materials Operational Permit.
***This facility is required to have a Construction Hazmat Inspection.
*** To Schedule the hazardous materials construction inspection please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal @ 719-385-5978. *** For further questions or information please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal main number at 719-385-5978. Hazmat Specialist Jay Weightman|
|FYI||ONE, 600 lb CARBON DIOXIDE VESSEL (CO2)
CUBIC FEET = 5,244 cf
Location: unidentified on plans
NFPA = 1-0-0 special = SA
NFPA = 3-0-0 special = SA (liquid CO2)
TLV-TWAs, 5000 ppm (ACGIH, 2004)
TLV-TWA 15 MIN STEL 30,000 ppm
High Pressure liquid and gas. Can cause rapid suffocation....CO2 IS AN ASPHYXIANT
May cause frostbite.
****** ATTENTION *******
Indoor storage of compressed gases falling into categories such as asphyxiants, irritants can be hazardous regardless of the type of gas involved simply due to the hazards related to asphyxiation.
VENTILATION SHALL BE MAINTAINED AND OPERATIONAL. See ventilation comments.
The carbon dioxide shall be transferred---loaded and off loaded through a fill connection located directly adjacent to the tank at the exterior of building.
*** fill connection shall be located on exterior of building. Not identified
ATTENTION: Duplicate gauges shall be installed at the filling connection to enable the driver to fill the container and maintain the required pressure in the container.
Pressure relief devices and vents shall be piped to discharge outside in a safe direction.
***Not identified on or with plan set.
NOTE: Storage areas where an accumulation of inert gas could occur should be continuously monitored with an appropriate alarm system to indicate an oxygen deficient atmosphere. (Recommended)
****A CO2 detector or audible/visual alarm is noted on an enclosed declaration from (Analox 50) |
Facilities shall declare the storage and use of small Insulated Carbon Dioxide Systems used in Beverage Dispensing.
Gaseous Carbon Dioxide is an asphyxiant gas and exposure to high concentrations may cause toxic effects including asphyxiation. To provide for the safety of building occupants and emergency personnel, ventilation in accordance with the IFC Sections 3007.2, 2704.3 or 2705.1.9 is required where concentrations of this gas are stored or present.
All new or proposed building ventilation system designs shall submit for review and permit approval to the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department.
*** ATTENTION**** 2704.3 VENTILATION
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
OR a Listed, approved CO2 detection system, in accordance with the IFC Administrative Ruling.
System requirements. Exhaust ventilation systems shall comply with all of the following:
1. Installation shall be in accordance with the International Mechanical Code.
2. Mechanical ventilation shall be at a rate of not less than 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot of floor area over the storage area.
3. Systems shall operate continuously unless alternative designs are approved.
4. 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 of the break-glass type and shall be labeled:
VENTILATION SYSTEM EMERGENCY SHUTOFF.
5. 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 of the floor.
|FYI||VENTILATION 2704.3 CONTINUED
6. 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.
7. Exhaust ventilation shall not be recirculated within the room or building if the materials stored are capable of
emitting hazardous vapors.
PPRBD Mechanical has NOT released for permit these plans.
|I||LABELING AND MARKING
** Stationary compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked with the name of the gas Markings shall be visible from any direction of approach.
** Portable compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked in accordance with CGA C-7.
Piping systems shall be marked in accordance with ANSI A13.1.
** Markings used for piping systems shall consist of the content#s name and include a direction-of-flow arrow.
** Markings shall be provided at each valve; at wall, floor or ceiling penetrations; at each change of
direction; and at a minimum of every 20 feet or fraction thereof throughout the piping run.
Portable containers, cylinders and tanks. Portable compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be
marked in accordance with CGA C-7.
Signs clearly establishing the location and identity of shut-off valves are to be provided.
All inert piping systems shall be identified by appropriate labeling with the name of the gas.
Warning signs shall be posed at each entrance to the room or enclosure where the bulk inert gas system is installed. Wording shall include:
WARNING ---(name of gas)
HIGH CONCENTRATION OF GAS MAY OCCUR
IN THIS AREA AND MAY CAUSE ASPHYXIATION.
VERIFY THAT OXYGEN CONCENTRATION IS ABOVE 19.5% BEFORE ENTERING
AND DURING ACTIVITY IN THIS AREA.|
|I||Piping shall be protected against physical damage.
Signage shall be provided for piping and hose systems as follows:
1. Above-ground piping systems shall be marked in
accordance with ANSI A13.1.
2. Station outlets shall be marked to indicate their intended
3. Signs shall be posted, indicating clearly the location and
identity of section shutoff valves.|
|FYI||Labeling - 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||NOTE TO CONTRACTOR & FIRE INSPECTOR: Prior to scheduling the Fire Final please contact the Hazardous Materials Inspector to arrange a Hazardous Materials Inspection prior to final signature being provided.|
|FYI||Equipment, machinery, and required detection and alarm systems associated with the use, storage, or handling of hazardous materials shall be listed or approved. This requirement is subject to verification at the time of the Hazardous materials Inspection prior to signing the Fire Final.|
407.2 Material Safety Data Sheets. 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 readi-ly 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.