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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.

FIRST CHOICE EMERGENCY ROOM
13510 MEADOWGRASS DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
12/17/2013 FYIIFC 2009 CHAPTER 30 - 1 HOUR INTERIOR ROOM * automatic sprinklers shall be installed within the room. * The room shall be exhausted through a duct to the exterior. * Supply and exhaust ducts shall be enclosed in a 1-hour-rated shaft enclosure from the room to the exterior. * Approved mechanical ventilation shall comply with the International Mechanical Code and be provided at a minimum rate of 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot [0.00508 m3/(s o m2)] of the area of the room. TWO CYLINDERS W MANIFOLD; Plans indicate compliant 1 hour interior Room #167. 1 hr rated barrier, mechanical dept has reviewed and released the plans; area is sprinklered and arch states that med gas room is sprinklered; 1 hr rated door and assembly, self closing provided Plan sheet G1.01 1/2 " Distribution piping to exam rooms; ZVB and MAP at Nurse station #120
FYIFirst Choice Emergency Room, 13510 Meadowgrass Drive. CN:Code: IBC 09 IFC 09 - PPRBC /Class: B / Const: IIB /Stories: /Size: /OL: FH:Required Flow: gpm /# Hydrants /On site flow: sprinkler DV: Proposing a 6944sf 24 hour emergency room.
FYIA CHEMICAL INVENTORY WAS PROVIDED. MEDICAL GAS IS OXYGEN AND THE AMOUNT IS BELOW THE ANNUAL OPERATIONAL PERMIT AMOUNT AT 502 cf (PERMIT=504 cf). MEDICAL GAS: Medical Gas is declared as a Level 3 systems. TWO OXYGEN CONTAINERS LOCATED IN SUPPLY SOURCE ROOM 167. TWO CYLINDERS, ONE MANIFOLDED = 502 cf. Plans show a compliant One Hour INTERIOR Medical Gas Room #167 as follows on Plan sheet P2.02. PPRBD Mechanical Dept. has reviewed and released for permit this plan. *** This facility in NOT required to enroll in the annual Operational Hazardous Material Permit. Inspector shall verify any additional Hazmat Permit quantities during inspection.
FYIMED GAS SYSTEMS These requirements shall apply to all facilities described in Section 3006.1 of the 2009 International Fire Code, as amended. **The requirements of NFPA 99 current edition will apply to all piped Med Gas Systems, including Oxygen, Nitrogen Oxides, Waste Gas, Medical Air and Vacuum based on their LEVEL Designation (1, 2 or 3) as defined by NFPA 99 current edition. All Med Gas (piped) systems shall be installed and maintained in accordance with all applicable provisions of 2009 International Fire Code Chapters 27 (Hazardous Materials), 30 (Compressed Gases) and 40 (Oxidizers). **Oxidizing Cryogenic fluids shall comply with IFC 2009 Chapter 32 and NFPA 55. **All Med Gas (piped) systems that utilize a source of commonly located compressed gas cylinders as shall have all cylinders, related manifolding and electronics (if electronic monitoring required by NFPA 99) in a room that complies with 2009 IFC Section 3006 (or) gas cabinets that comply with 3006.3. Current edition of NFPA 99 is 2012.
AttentionCOMPRESSED GASES 0XYGEN STORAGE * Rooms shall be labeled as follows: CAUTION MEDICAL GASES OXIDIZING GAS STORED WITHIN NO SMOKING OR OPEN FLAME Medical gases shall be stored in areas dedicated to the storage of such gases without other storage or uses. 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. 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 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 gas system is installed.
AttentionCREDENTIALS AND CERTIFICATIONS American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) Medical Gas Installer, Medical Gas Verifier and Brazing certification credentials, or documents shall be required prior to commencement of work, and on site and available AT ALL TIMES for inspection by the CSFD. CREDENTIALS SHALL BE CURRENT. Performance Testing is required per 5.1.12. Independent Testing for specific conformance to the requirements of NFPA 99 will be required. Performance testing documentation and inspection is subject to field verification by the Fire Inspector. ATTENTION: CONTRACTOR SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTOR: SPECIFICATIONS, DOCUMENTATION, LISTINGS, VERIFICATION BY 3RD PARTY TESTING. ANY FIELD MODICATIONS SHALL BE DOCUMENTED AND SUBMITTED ON ENGINEER STAMPED AS BUILT PLANS, AND RESUBMITTED TO THE CSFD AND/OR FIRE INSPECTOR.
AttentionINSPECTIONS ATTENTION CONTRACTOR Medical Gas system piping installation requires MULTIPLE INSPECTIONS by the CSFD due to installation requirements and procedures. ALL PORTIONS OF PIPING SYSTEMS SHALL REQUIRE INSPECTION; no piping shall be sealed or concealed prior to inspection. Contact the CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal at 385-5978 for an inspection schedule for this project. All paperwork, documentation, installer/verifier certifications, and needed test equipment shall be available upon Inspector's request. Performance Testing is required per 5.1.12. Independent Testing for specific conformance to the requirements of NFPA 99 will be required. Performance testing documentation and inspection is subject to field verification by the Fire Inspector. ******Please schedule your inspections with the Hazardous Materials Specialist/Inspector, Mr. Jay Weightman, @ 719-385-7212 or @ the Div. of the Fire Marshal No: 719-385-5978.
FYILOCATION OF PIPING NFPA 99 Section 5.1.10.10.5 Location of piping shall be located in accordance with 5.1.10.10.5.1 (A) through 5.1.10.10.5.1(C) AND Piping shall be permitted to be installed overhead where possible. Piping shall NOT be installed in electrical switchgear rooms, elevator shafts and areas having open flames. Piping shall NOT be located where subject to contact with oil.
FYILOCATION OF PIPING NFPA 99 Section 5.3.10.10.5 Location of piping shall be located in accordance with 5.3.10.10.5.1 (A) through 5.3.10.10.5.1(C) AND Piping shall be permitted to be installed overhead where possible. Piping shall NOT be installed in electrical switchgear rooms, elevator shafts and areas having open flames. Piping shall NOT be located where subject to contact with oil. 5.1.11.2 PIPE LABELING AND SHUTOFF VALVES LABELING Piping and shutoff valves shall be labeled in accordance with NFPA 99, 5.1.11.1 and 5.1.11.2 -Door Labeling per 5.3.3.1.5 -Operational considerations per 5.3.3.2 and 5.3.3.3 -Valving, connections, components, manifolding, etc. per 5.3.3.4 and 5.3.4 -An alarm system per 5.1.9 as excepted by 5.3.9.1 -Special piping per 5.3.10 -Installation of piping per 5.3.10.3 thru 5.3.10.10 -Qualified Installers per 5.3.10.10 -Pipe labeling per 5.3.11 -Independent Performance Testing per 5.3.12 -System Management per 5.3.13 -Air system requirements as shown in 5.3.3.5 -Vac System requirements as shown in 5.3.3.6


 

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