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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.

ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER MAIN
06001 WOODMEN RD

Review DateStatusComment(s)
8/19/2013 Approvedreceived email communication (hard copy) stating the inventory has not changed and there are no other hzardous gasses beyond the "normal" found in a hospital setting. Reference edocs.
8/5/2013 Attention 08/05/13 Per Architect RTA; there is an additional amount of medical gas being added that was not reported in the plan set. "Head wall to the GI Lab area" Plan reviewer sent information for Architect and St Francis to complete and submit. Disapproved until received updated inventory.
8/5/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: St Francis Medical Center, GI Department, 6001 E Woodmen Rd, 1st floor: interior remodel - MED GAS Date of Plans: 7.12.13 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.
FYIMED GAS SYSTEMS These requirements shall apply to all facilities described in Section 3006.1 of the 2009 International Fire Code. **The requirements of NFPA 99 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. 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. **This medical gas system is a Category/Level 1 medical gas system
I*** Medical Gas SCOPE OF WORK *** 1st floor, Area 3; corridor, recovery, prep, decontam, clean supply, GI Lab, two Private exam PLAN SHEET P601.3A dated 06/21/13; shows new pipe distribution system per NFPA 99 *** Oxygen, vacuum, N, CO2, There will be changes to existing hazardous materials or existing central source supply or vacuum system due this project: Addition of med gas to GI lab. not declared at this time * Plan sheet PD401.3A SHOWS Demolition existing piping * valve & cap O2 & VAC * connect new N2 and new O2 * Connecting to existing distribution piping * Adding ZVB - 1G * New Medical gas mains to be monitored by NEW area Alarm MGP-1F * Additional Key Notes on Plan sheet P601.3A
FYINFPA 99, LEVEL 1 PIPED GAS & VACUUM SYSTEMS CURRENT EDITION NFPA 99 SHALL APPLY These systems shall conform to ALL applicable requirements of NFPA 99, including, but NOT LIMITED TO: -Door Labeling per 5.1.3.1.5 -Operational considerations per 5.1.3.2 and 5.1.3.3 -Valving, connections, components, manifolding, etc. per 5.1.3.4 and 5.1.4 -An alarm system per 5.1.9 as excepted by 5.1.9.1 -Special piping per 5.1.10 -Installation of piping per 5.1.10.3 thru 5.1.10.10 -Qualified Installers per 5.1.10.10 -Pipe labeling per 5.1.11 -Independent Performance Testing per 5.1.12 -System Management per 5.1.13 -Air system requirements as shown in 5.1.3.5 -Vac System requirements as shown in 5.1.3.6
DisapprovedCHEMICAL INVENTORY, AS DECLARED NO DECLARATION WAS PROVIDED. PLAN REVIEWER CONTACTED RTA TO OBTAIN CHEMICAL INVENTORY DECLARATION RTA REPORTS CHANGES TO GI LAB 8/5/13. PLANS DISAPPROVED.
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.
FYILabeling - 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. Piping shall be labeled in accordance with ANSI 13.1B MEDICAL GAS ROOM LABELING * Signs shall be posted for all harzards and warnings associated with medical gases. NFPA 704 Label all containers and cylinders with contents. * Piping shall be labeled in accordance with IFC 2009, CHAPTER 30 and NFPA 99, current ed. LABELING ON BOTH SIDES OF PARTION OR WALLS PENTETRATED BY THE PIPING * AT LEAST ONCE IN EVERY STORY HEIGHT TRAVERSED BY RISERS * Rooms shall be labeled as follows: CAUTION MEDICAL GASES OXIDIZING GAS STORED WITHIN NO SMOKING OR OPEN FLAME
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.
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.
AttentionATTENTION: 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.
FYIHMMP - A Hazardous Materials Management Plan (HMMP) must be developed, submitted, and continuously maintained for this location. St. Francis Medical Complex is enrolled in the Hazmat permit program.


 

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