Hospital Inspection Services and Certification

General Inspection Information for Owners and Designers

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

Hospital Inspector Certification Examination Information

See upcoming exam dates and access the exam application

Recertification Information

Information for Inspector Recertification

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#


  • 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 and Recertification Exam Dates TO BE DETERMINED#