Building Safety & Construction Webinars

Facilities Development Division (FDD) Webinars#

Building Standards Unit #

Upcoming Webinars#

Temporary Structures and Uses CAN 2-108#

The Temporary Structures and Uses Code Application Notice (CAN) 2-108 was updated February 3, 2021. Join OSHPD as they explain how the revised CAN applies and what is required when temporary structures and equipment is needed when it comes to new buildings, additions, and remodel projects.

See flyer for more information.

To register, click the date below.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Pacific Time

For best results, please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers to register and join webinar.

It is free to participate and sessions are limited to 500 participants. Multiple staff members from one office should register INDIVIDUALLY to receive separate log-ins.
Please register early.

AIA 1.5 LU | HSW


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OSHPD 3 Clinics – The What, When, and How#

Date: TBD | Registration information coming soon!


Past Webinars:#

Engineering Judgments CAN 2-703.3#

Learn about the background, interpretation, documentation, and documentation submittal requirements of the recently updated Engineering Judgment Code Application Notice (CAN) 2-703.3.

  • CBC 703.3
  • Building Elements versus non-Building Elements
  • Plan Review and Field Review
  • Alternate Method of Compliance (AMC)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation 

*Due to the complexity of the data, technical expertise is needed in order to interpret this content. If you have trouble reading please contact OSHPDRegsUnit@oshpd.ca.gov


2019 CBSC Intervening Code Cycle Updates#

Changes Impacting Hospital Design and Construction and What to Expect

Over two sessions, the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Technical Lead Disciplines will outline important changes in the intervening CBSC and explain what healthcare facilities, design professionals, and their construction teams should consider to achieve compliance.

Session 1: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation 

Session 2: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation 

*Due to the complexity of the data, technical expertise is needed in order to interpret this content. If you have trouble reading please contact OSHPDRegsUnit@oshpd.ca.gov


Plan Review Requirements for California Energy Code#

The requirements of the Energy Code are new to California’s healthcare facilities as of January 2020 and the 2019 California Building Standards Code. The California Energy Commission and OSHPD worked together to publish these requirements. This presentation will explain how the California Energy Commission and OSHPD view these requirements when it comes to new buildings, additions and remodel projects and how to show compliance with the energy regulations during plan review.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation 


Collaborative Review and Construction (CRC) and Phased Plan Review (PPR) per PIN 50#

This video is for educational purposes to explain the history and proper usage of PIN 50 – Collaborative Review and Construction process (CRC) & Phased Plan Review (PPR).  The PPR has been successfully used to reduce approval time and minimize the number of post approval documents.  This video is presented in six sessions.

Session 1:
Introduction and History

Session 2:
Statute and Regulations

Session 3:
PIN 50 Definition of Terms

Session 4:
PIN 50 Process/Parameters
PIN 50 Goals & Best Practices

Session 5:
PIN 50 Sample Review Matrix
PIN 50 Sample Review Log
PIN 50 Sample Integrated Review Plan

Session 6:
Designing Your Review
Change Management


Remodel CAN 2-102.6##
Remodel (Renovations, Alterations, Repairs)#

The legal occupancy of any structure existing on the date of adoption of the code shall be permitted to continue use without change. This code section has led to varying interpretations of what is required during a remodel and how the scope of work is defined. This presentation will clarify the confusion. By applying the Remodel CAN to your project, you will have the confidence to properly define the scope of work and what the project will be responsible for updating.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation


Equipment Anchorage per PIN 68#
Fixed, Interim, Mobile, Movable, Other and Temporary Equipment#

OSHPD PIN 68 clarifies which type of equipment is required to be anchored, restrained, or permitted to be unanchored to meet the functional needs of hospitals. 

This webinar focuses on what is needed to be shown on the construction documents to identify which equipment falls in each classification.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Slide Handouts | Video Presentation


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 Unit #

Upcoming Webinars#

Hospital Inspector Certification Exam Prep – Plan Reading#

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Pacific Time
To register, click on the session date.

For best results, please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers to register and join webinar.

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. beginning April 21, 2021.  Discussions will include various topics as experienced by FDD field staff.

Wednesdays 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time
To register, click on the session date.

  • April 21, 2021:  VCR form and application- Presenter: Joe LaBrie
  • April 28, 2021: Inspector to inspect to pass- Presenter: Bert Hurlbut
  • May 19, 2021: TIO/Test and Inspection: how to fill up the form- Presenter: Cesar Ponce
  • May 26, 2021: DPOR/IOR TIO responsibilities- Presenter: Monica Colosi 
  • June 2, 2021: IOR notices for 7-145(a)5- Presenter: Brian Coppock
  • June 9, 2021: DPOR Responsibilities- Presenters: Joe LaBrie and Monica Colosi 
  • June 16, 2021: Electrical Equipment Clearance- Presenter: Michael Marrs
  • June 23, 2021: Construction Containments, Fire Alarm, Fire & Smoke dampers testing… Presenter: Nanci Timmins

For best results, please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers to register and join webinar.

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


Past 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, see the May Webinar – How to Use the TIO Form Presentation + Q&A

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


ISU Webinar – Instruction of IOR Exams#

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Pacific Time

  • Exam participation waiver
  • Statement of Conduct Code
  • Exam process for IOR Exam