Building Safety & Construction Webinars

Facilities Development Division (FDD) Webinars#

Upcoming FDD Webinars:#

Part 10 Existing Building Code – Renovations#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!

California Energy Code for Healthcare Facilities#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!

Remodel CAN 2-102.6#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!

Accessibility CAN 2-11B#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!

Functional Programs#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!

Special Provisions for SPC-2 Buildings#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!

It’s free to participate and each session is from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Pacific Time


Past FDD Webinars:#

Updates to the 2019 Building Standards Code#
Session 1: OSHPD 1R | California Existing Building Code | California Administrative Code#

March 24, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation | Video Transcript

Session 2: Fire/Life Safety#

April 7, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation | Video Transcript

Session 3: California Building Code#

April 21, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation | Video Transcript

Session 4: California Electrical Code | California Mechanical Code | California Plumbing Code | California Energy Code | How to Remove Acute Services from the Building | What’s Coming Up#

May 7, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation | Video Transcript


Inspection Services Webinars#

Upcoming Webinars#

Hospital Inspector of Record Recertification#

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the Inspection Services Unit (ISU) has changed the re-certification format for this year. ISU will be conducting the seminar portion in a 5-part webinar series and the exam will be administered by appointment only.

You must register and participate in all five webinars in order to be considered entry into the exam.  Each webinar session will be held on a Wednesday, from 10:30 a.m. – Noon.

Click on each date to register:

  1. July 29, 2020 — Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing
  2. Aug 5, 2020 – Fire and Life Safety, 2019 TIO Form Changes
  3. Aug 12, 2020 – Administrative and Code of Ethics
  4. Aug 19, 2020 — IOR Duties and Responsibilities

    NOTE: CLASS C inspectors need only attend Sessions 4 and 5 to recertify.

These sessions are limited to 500 participants each and should be registered for separately. Please register early.

Field Brief Advice and Open Mic with ISU#

The Inspection Services Unit (ISU) will be hosting a 10-minute series on “Field Brief Advice” followed by an Open Mic session on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. Discussions will include various topics as experienced by FDD field staff.

Every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time

7/29      DPOR and TIO – Speaker: Cesar Ponce
8/5        Hospital Representative and Responsibilities – Speaker: Monica Colosi
8/12      PIN68 – Speakers: James Pan and Chris Davis
8/19      Radiology Vendors – Speaker: Joe LaBrie


Click here to register.

Speakers:

Joseph LaBrie, S.E.
Regional Compliance Officer

James Pan, S.E.
District Structural Engineer

Chris Davis, S.E.
District Structural Engineer

Cesar Ponce
Compliance Officer

Monica Colosi
Compliance Officer

It’s free to participate and each Wednesday’s session begins at 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time
These sessions are limited to 500 participants each and should be registered for separately. Please register early.


Past Inspection Services Webinars#

How to Use the Testing, Inspection & Observation (TIO) Form##

Are you familiar with the testing, observation and inspection form? Are you new to Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) projects or a seasoned veteran working with the TIO form but need a refresher on the newly implemented changes to the form? Please join OSHPD’s Inspection Services Unit (ISU) in this brief overview of the form and the significant changes to it. Design professionals, inspectors of record and all others involved with the TIO form should not miss this informational webinar.

Topics Include:
• Who is responsible for the TIO Program?
• Introduction to the TIO Form
• Changes to the TIO
• On-site vs. off-site special inspections
• Required energy code compliance forms
• Substantial Compliance vs. Certificate of Occupancy
• What’s Coming Up

For more information, please view the event flyer.

Session 1#

April 23, 2020, 10:30 to 12:00 Noon (Pacific Time)
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Session 2#

April 28, 2020, 10:30 to 12:00 Noon (Pacific Time)
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Session 3#

May 6, 2020, 10:30 to 12:00 Noon (Pacific Time)
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Hospital Inspector of Record: 5-part Series#

All individuals considering or planning to take the Hospital Inspector of Record (IOR) exam should not miss these informational webinars. OSHPD’s Inspection Services Unit (ISU) presents a 5-part series on the IOR program.

Session 1: IOR, Introduction

May 27, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30am
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Topics include:

•  What is an IOR?
•  What is the IOR’s responsibility?
•  What are IORs allowed to inspect?
•  What are the minimum qualifications?
•  How to apply for the IOR exam
•  Documents to include with the application
•  Reasons why an application would be denied
•  Renewal of IOR certificate

Session 2: Preparing for the IOR Exam

June 3, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30am
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Topics include:

•  What is the exam format?
•  How to prepare for the exam
•  What happens after passing the exam?
•  Who employs the IOR?
•  A, B, and C exam
•  What is the IOR’s responsibility?

Session 3: How to Speak IOR

June 17, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30am
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Topics include:

•  How to succeed as an IOR
•  IOR safety
•  What is a TIO?
•  Who is responsible for what?
•  IORs and inspections
•  IOR daily reports & field records
•  Construction inconsistencies 
•  Notices to OSHPD
•  CEC forms

Session 4: How to Succeed as an IOR 

July 1, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30am
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Topics include:

•  Sample IOR exam questions
•  How to research the code
•  How to read a set of plans
•  How to be a strong IOR
•  Pre-construction meetings & communication
•  Construction & inspection schedules
•  Non-material changes vs. material changes
•  OSHPD field monitoring & IOR nonperformance

Session 5: Summary

July 15, 2020, 10:30 – 11:30am
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation

Topics include:

•  IOR Responsibilities
• Minimum qualifications to take the exam
• Exam format
• How to prepare for the exam
• How to read a set of plans
• What’s the TIO form?
• DPOR responsibility vs. IOR responsibility
• IOR strengths
• Daily reports and how to complete them
• When to notify OSHPD
• Discrepancies and corrective actions
• OSHPD field monitoring and IOR performance