OSHPD Facilities Development Division has four distinct preapproval programs that operate under the Structural Support Unit (SSU) and Inspection Services Unit (ISU).

OSHPD Preapproval of Manufacturer’s Certification (OPM)

OSHPD Special Seismic Certification Preapproval (OSP)

The OSHPD Special Seismic Certification Preapproval (OSP) is a voluntary program for review and preapproval of Special Seismic Certifications to be used in health facilities construction in California.

OSHPD Preapproved Agency (OPAA)

The OSHPD Preapproved Agency (OPAA) is a voluntary program for Structural Tests and Special Inspections agencies providing services to California′s Health Facilities Construction. OPAA is issued on the basis of the Agency′s accreditation or DSA-LEA approval in accordance with PIN 58:

OSHPD Preapproved Details (OPD)

The OSHPD Preapproved Details (OPD) are standard architectural and engineering details developed by OSHPD FDD for use in California heath facilities construction, at the discretion of Registered Design Professionals (RDP).

OSHPD Preapproval of Anchorage (OPA)

The OSHPD Preapproval of Anchorage (OPA) program is discontinued effective March 1, 2013. Existing OPAs can be used for projects based on the code cycle under which OPAs were approved.

OSHPD Preapproved Laboratory (OPL)

Discontinued

The OSHPD Preapproved Laboratory (OPL) Program is discontinued effective July 15th, 2016. Existing OPLs shall remain valid until their expiration date. OPLs can′t be renewed after July 15, 2016.