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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.

PENROSE ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL MAIN
02222 NEVADA AVE

Review DateStatusComment(s)
5/7/2021 FYIThis project is: The review of the exisitnig Med Gas piping with downstream modifcations to N2 and Med Vaccum lines. Plans are reviewed to the 2015 Colorado Springs Fire Code as well as applicable city codes and standards. ATTENTION: See our web site for our latest plan review comments for your job at: http://springsgov.com/units/fire/Prevent/PlansReview/FPS_WebFPS.asp
FYIThe scope of work that includes med gas piping is downstream from an existing zone valve box. Pressure sensors and alarm panel servicing the area is located at the nurse station east of renovation area. The N2 and Medical Vacccum lines are being relocated for ceiling clearance purposes.
ApprovedPREVIOUS DISAPPROVAL COMMENTS ADDRESSED/CORRECTED
IVeify that the new N2 line has been tested by the installer in accordance with Section 5.1.12 of NFPA 99
FYI2015 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)
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)
FYI2015 IFC - CERTIFICATION. Medical gas system installers, inspectors and verifiers shall be certified in accordance with American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) 6000 Professional Qualification Standards. (2015 IFC ?5306.6)
4/2/2021 FYIThis project is: The demolition and installtionof a med gas system. Plans are reviewed to the 2015 Colorado Springs Fire Code as well as applicable city codes and standards. ATTENTION: See our web site for our latest plan review comments for your job at: http://springsgov.com/units/fire/Prevent/PlansReview/FPS_WebFPS.asp
DisapprovedThe following information shall be provided: COMMENT 1. Provide edition of NFPA 99 that this med gas system is being designed and installed to. NOTE: the current adopted version of NFPA 99 is the 2018 edition. COMMENT 2. Provide the category of med system that this system is being designed to (ie, Category 1, 2, 3 or 4). COMMENT 3. Provide letter from doctor or other equivalent authority indicating the risk catergory based on the processes and operations. Please refer to section Section 4.2 of NFPA 99. COMMENT 4: Add note to plans indicating the required creditanals for med gas installers. See section 5306.6 of the Colorado Springs Fire Code.
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.
FYI2015 IFC - CERTIFICATION. Medical gas system installers, inspectors and verifiers shall be certified in accordance with American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) 6000 Professional Qualification Standards. (2015 IFC ?5306.6)
 



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