Hospital Inspection Services and Certification

General Inspection Information for Owners and Designers

Access lists of certified inspecotrs and guidelines for selecting an Inspector of Record (IOR)

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Hospital Inspector Certification Examination Information

See upcoming exam dates and access the exam application

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Recertification Information

Information for Inspector Recertification

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General Information

OSHPD’s Inspection Services Unit is responsible for:

  •  Hospital Inspector Certification Program – testing, certification, and recertification of private-sector construction inspectors.
  • Construction Observation Bulletins – bulletins regarding statewide construction issues.
  • Technical oversight of work performed by State and certified private-sector hospital construction inspectors.
  • Development and administration of programs, policies and regulations related to health facility construction inspection and OSHPD field safety.
  • Technical leadership, training, and quality control/quality assurance of OSHPD field staff.

Construction Observation Bulletins

Overview
  • Identify common concerns with hospital construction
  • Bring awareness of specific concerns in hospital construction
  • Provide information for Owners, Contractors, Design Professionals, IORs, Special Inspectors, Testing Laboratories, and OSHPD-FDD Staff
 COB Number & Subject

COB 01-28-15* – ASC Pacific 3WH & 3WHF Metal Deck
COB 06-03-13* – Non-Approved Construction Documents

*Indicates the COB was revised

We welcome your feedback, comments, and questions. Please direct them to the Inspection Services Unit, 

Upcoming Exams

Certification Exam Dates


SACRAMENTO – APRIL 2, 2019*

Final Filing Date: February 22, 2019
OSHPD 
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95833-1829

LOS ANGELES – APRIL 9, 2019*

Final Filing Date: February 22, 2019
OSHPD
355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90071

*NOTE: Registration forms and all fees must be received at least 10 business days prior to the certification exam date.

Link to Certification Exam Notice

Recertification Exam Dates


SACRAMENTO – FEBRUARY 5, 2019**

Final Filing Date: January 18, 2019
OSHPD 
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95833-1829

LOS ANGELES – FEBRUARY 13 & 14, 2019**

Final Filing Date: January 18, 2019
OSHPD
355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Link to Recertification Exam Notice

**NOTE: If Space Constraints arise, priority will be given to those Hospital Inspectors whose certifications are due to expire near the current seminar date.