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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.

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Review DateStatusComment(s)
2/25/2020 Disapproved2015 IFC - INTERIOR SUPPLY LOCATION. Interior supply location. Medical gases shall be stored in areas dedicated to the storage of such gases without other storage or uses. Where containers of medical gases in quantities greater than the permit amount are located inside buildings, they shall be in a 1-hour exterior room, a 1-hour interior room or a gas cabinet in accordance with Section 5306.2.1, 5306.2.2 or 5306.2.3, respectively. Rooms or areas where medical gases are stored or used in quantities exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area as set forth in Section 5003.1 shall be in accordance with the International Building Code for high-hazard Group H occupancies. (2015 IFC ?5306.2) 1. HMIS provided appears to show 2 x 244 scf cylinders of Oxygen, but Plumbing sheet P2.30 appears to show 8 cylinders, which would put the amounts of Oxygen above 504 scf and thus would require to meet the requirements of a 1-hour exterior room, a 1-hour interior room or a gas cabinet in accordance with Section 5306.2.1, 5306.2.2 or 5306.2.3, respectively. Please clarify and correct on plans as necessary. 2. Additionally, NFPA 99 usually requires each manifold header to have at least 2 gas cylinders on each header, which would require a total of 4 cylinders not 2. Please read the requirements found in NFPA 99 and verify you are using the correct number of cylinders and update the HMIS as necessary.
Disapproved2015 IFC - MEDICAL GAS SYSTEMS. Medical gas systems including, but not limited to, distribution piping, supply manifolds, connections, pressure regulators and relief devices and valves, shall be installed in accordance with NFPA 99 and the general provisions of this chapter. Existing medical gas systems shall be maintained in accordance with the maintenance, inspection and testing provisions of NFPA 99 for medical gas systems. (2015 IFC ?5306.5) As this Oxygen and vacuum system fall under the scope of NFPA 99, the following information is required ON THE MEDICAL GAS PLANS: 1. Version of NFPA 99 used for design (note that CSFD has adopted the 2018 version of NFPA 99, NO OTHER VERSIONS ACCEPTED). 2. Category of medical gas system (Category 1, 2, or 3) as defined in NFPA 99. 3. Maximum level of sedation to be performed in the facility - this must be provided on letterhead of the doctor or the facility's healthcare governing body. This must use terminology and definitions per 3.3.66 and 3.3.136 of 2018 NFPA 99. 4. Mark any anesthetizing spaces or critical care spaced on the medical gas plans. 5. Please verify piping materials for vacuum and oxygen piping. Piping shall comply with the applicable sections in 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3 of NFPA 99 as applicable (based on Category of system).
FYICREDENTIALS 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 NFPA 99, section 5.1.12. Performance Criteria and Testing. Performance testing documentation and inspection is subject to field verification by the Fire Inspector.
FYIGENERAL. Medical gas systems shall be installed and inspected by credentialed American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) 6010 medical gas system installers, ASSE 6015 bulk medical gas system installers, ASSE 6020 medical gas system inspectors, and ASSE 6030 medical gas verifiers. Contractor shall be responsible for compliance with all local, state or federal codes, standards, and appropriate industry practices. (2015 IFC ?5306.1)


 

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