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CSA Z318.6

95th Edition, March 1995

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Commissioning of Medical Gas Systems in Health Care Facilities

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , 1999

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  • Revision: 95th Edition, March 1995
  • Published Date: January 1999
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CSA Group (CSA)
  • Page Count: 96
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This Standard applies to the commissioning of medical gas systems in health care facilities. It is a companion document to the other Standards in the CSa Z318 Series of Standards.

This Standard is intended to assist the commissioning team in providing proper direction for the installation of medical gas systems. This Standard provides for commissioning of medical gas systems within health care facilities, including but not limited to the following:

(a) Preparation of a commissioning plan that defines the commissioning requirements and coordination of newly installed or renovated medical gas systems, including

(i) the human and financial resources required to accomplish commissioning of the medical gas system;

(ii) the responsibilities of the commissioning team; and

(iii) the timing and integration of the commissioning process; and

(b) Documentation of design and owner intent, including design criteria, to meet the facility occupancy requirements. This information will be used and may be amended by the commissioning team during the commissioning process.


This Standard does not cover utilization medical gas equipment (eg, flow meters, regulators, ventilators, etc) on the premises of a health care facility.