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Westridge Labs, Santa Ana

Industry:     Commercial

Services:     Hazardous Materials 

As the Covid-19 pandemic flared, this client wanted to package hand sanitizer, a flammable liquid. We worked with the fire department and assisted the client to achieve a faster than normal field permit to respond to the pandemic.

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PetSmart, Santa Ana

Industry:     Retail

Services:     High-Piled Storage 

This pet supply store was sited by the local fire authority for high piled storage (HPS). The retail store had existing permitted and unpermitted HPS. The scope of this project included Fire protection, and Structural engineering. Commodities classified, aisles and flue space detailed for HPS storage. 

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Just Tires, Tustin

Industry:     Automotive

Services:     High-Piled Storage 

This Just Tires location was cited by the Fire department for unpermitted high piled storage (HPS) of rubber tires, a high hazard commodity. Rigsbee Engineering provided Fire Protection and Structural Engineering services to resolve this issue. Design and engineering included a new rack layout plan with proper aisle widths and structural analysis for gravity and seismic loads on the existing foundation and walls of the building. Rack design was in accordance with 2016 CBC, ASCE7-10, and ANSI MH 16.1 Specification for the Design, Testing and Utilization of Industrial Steel Storage Racks. This complete package was accepted by the building department and fire department for construction.

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