Issuance Date: 09/28/2010
Issuing Office: Environment, Health & Safety
Building and Space
All projects involving construction, remodeling, outfitting, installation of fixtures, or any other changes or repairs to the physical plant of UCSD owned, leased, or otherwise controlled facilities must be reviewed by the Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) for compliance with applicable codes, policies, and standards.
Refer to PPM 530-9, Renovations and Alterations, for specific criteria regarding inclusion and the renovation and alteration (R&A) process.
New Building Construction
All plans for new construction will be developed by the Office of Facilities Design & Construction (FD&C), which shall have responsibility for compliance with policies, codes, and standards. The EH&S Office should be involved in the project during the earliest stages in order to reduce the potential for unnecessary expenses. FD&C will provide plans and specifications to EH&S for review of fire, health, and safety conformance to the above referenced codes and standards.
Renovations and Alterations
Projects requested on a Work Request by individual administrative
units shall comply with processes described in PPM
Plans and specifications must be approved by the UCSD Fire Marshal before construction begins. Inspections by EH&S to verify conformance with approved plans and specifications must be completed at previously agreed upon intervals.
Work involving areas where hazardous materials have been used shall not begin until cleared by EH&S. See Blink Website "How to Close or Relocate a UCSD Lab"
Occupancy of remodeled spaces shall not be permitted until approval is granted by EH&S unless waived by EH&S.