Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]


[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

I would do one of two things: Since the contractor did not follow the plans,
I would make him take it out and do it the way it was designed. Or I would
get paid up front for the design. OSHPD engineers get a sinister joy out of
literal readings of the code.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kenneth Tarlow [mailto:k.tarlow(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 1999 3:09 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: HELP
> I am finishing a project with OSHPOD.  The contractor had to build an
> enclosure for a piece of mecjhanical equiptment.
> Unfortunately, instead of
> following the plans he decided to buy an enclosure from Home Depot.
> The enclosure weighs all of 80 lbs.  The Structural Engineer
> for OSHPOD,
> Hitler, wants me to calculate the strength of the different
> elements of of
> the enclosure, verify that the enclosure meets the code
> requiements (roof
> load etc..), and also provide anchorage.
> I believe this enclosure should be treated like any other peice of
> furnature.  Calculating the anchorage is no problem, but the
> rest is a waste
> of time and money.
> Who can I appeal to.  This is crazy.
> Ken Tarlow