Testing, Inspection and Observation (TIO) Program

Section 7-141, 2007 California Building Standards Code, requires the architect or engineer in responsible charge of a project to submit a Testing, Inspection and Observation (TIO) program to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (Office) for approval prior to issuance of a building permit. To assist the industry with preparation and implementation of the TIO program, the Office has developed the following resources:

CAN 1-7-141(d) - (i) - Testing, Inspection and Observation Program

2013 Forms: (To be used on projects submitted on or after 1/1/2014)

    Instructions for preparing the TIO forms

  1. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 1 projects (OSH-FD-303A) (OSHPD 1 projects include all construction and remodel projects for general acute-care hospitals and acute psychiatric hospitals. OSHPD 1 projects also include construction and remodel of skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities except those of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)


  2. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 2 projects (OSH-FD-303B) (OSHPD 2 projects are limited to construction and remodel projects for skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)


  3. Testing, Inspection, and Observation Program "Short" form (OSHPD 1 & 2)


2010 Forms & Instructions: (To be used on projects submitted on or after 1/1/2011)

    Instructions for preparing the TIO forms

  1. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 1 projects (OSH-FD-303A) (OSHPD 1 projects include all construction and remodel projects for general acute-care hospitals and acute psychiatric hospitals. OSHPD 1 projects also include construction and remodel of skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities except those of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)


  2. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 2 projects (OSH-FD-303B) (OSHPD 2 projects are limited to construction and remodel projects for skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)


  3. Testing, Inspection, and Observation Program "Short" form (OSHPD 1 & 2)


  4. Verified Compliance Report (OSH-FD-123) (to be used with items A, B, and C)

2007 Forms & Instructions: (To be used on projects submitted on or after 1/1/2008 and before 1/1/2011)

  1. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 1 projects (OSH-FD-303A) (OSHPD 1 projects include all construction and remodel projects for general acute-care hospitals and acute psychiatric hospitals. OSHPD 1 projects also include construction and remodel of skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities except those of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)

  2. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 2 projects (OSH-FD-303B) (OSHPD 2 projects are limited to construction and remodel projects for skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)


  3. Testing, Inspection, and Observation Program "Short" form (OSHPD 1 & 2)


  4. Verified Compliance Report (OSH-FD-123) (to be used with items A, B, and C)

2001 Forms & Instructions: (To be used on projects submitted on or after 11/1/02 and before 1/1/2008)

  1. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 1 projects (OSH-FD-303A) (OSHPD 1 projects include all construction and remodel projects for general acute-care hospitals and acute psychiatric hospitals. OSHPD 1 projects also include construction and remodel of skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities except those of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)

  2. Testing, Inspection and Observation Program for OSHPD 2 projects (OSH-FD-303B) (OSHPD 2 projects are limited to construction and remodel projects for skilled nursing facilities and/or intermediate care facilities of single-story, Type V, wood or light steel-frame construction.)

  3. Testing, Inspection, and Observation Program "Short" form (OSHPD 1 & 2

  4. Verified Compliance Report (OSH-FD-123) (to be used with items A, B, and C)
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