Cummins Power Generation presented webinar September 28 on seismic testing, certification and preapproval

The California agency responsible for ensuring that equipment destined for critical care facilities can survive a serious seismic event is the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, or OSHPD.
Cummins Power Generation was proud to offer a free webinar September 28. The webinar focused on the standards that critical equipment such as emergency standby power systems must meet before being installed in a California hospital. The expert who presented is with the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, or OSHPD.

Here are the webinar details:

Building Code Special Seismic Certification Requirements for California Hospital Construction

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

11:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Central

Chris Tokas, M.S., S.E., Supervisor, Healthcare Facilities Review,
Seismic Compliance Unit, Facilities Development Division, OSHPD

Presentation overview:
The webinar analyzed the process for having non-structural components (including emergency power systems) that are intended for use in healthcare facilities certified and preapproved. Topics included:

•    OSHPD certification
•    Model Building Code Requirements IBC and ASCE 7
•    OSP: the OSHPD Special Seismic Certification Preapproval program
•    Meeting OSP requirements: structural analysis, experience data and shake testing
•    What preapproval means for designers, contractors, vendors and hospital managers

The webinar is available for download.

Click here to download.

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