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Building Knowledge
1/15/04

Hospital Owner, Northern California Region
Facilities Services Division
975 Wahoo Drive
Walla Walla, Ca. 94589

Attn: Mr. Project Manager


Subject: Best Hospital Medical Center, Replace Wet Laser
Project #2003-155 Partial Plan Review


Mr. Manager,

As requested I have reviewed the plans dated 12-6-03 for the Replace Wet Laser Project, and have the following comments:

- It appears that this project should qualify for an Expedited Review and possibly a Field Review by OSHPD.
- As a reminder the Architects Signature is required on all plan pages.
- Consider including a Site Map of the Campus with the Street Address showing the location of the project.
- Consider adding details or notes to Sheet A-10 that addresses capping or plugging of the existing floor sink that will no longer be used.
- The Existing Plumbing Lines shown on sheet A-10 to be capped in the wall, should be cut and capped at the nearest supply feeders (Dirty Leg) or terminated with a valve.
- Consider showing backing and or direct attachment to studs for wall mounted items and casework.
- Consider showing the fire ratings for the existing walls (if not rated say so).
- The current plans do not address any electrical changes, if there are to be changes additional information and details will be needed prior to submission to OSHPD.

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Steven Hoffman
Building Knowledge