Emergency Shutdowns

Refer to this page daily to check for emergency shutdowns or other events that may affect your operations.

EMERGENCY:NOTICE:Emergency Outage: Exhaust Air Handling Systems – Floors 1 through 14: Update #1 Concern Resolved: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Exhaust Air Handling Systems – Floors 1 through 14: Update #1 Concern Resolved

Notice Date: 10/19/2017

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the concern with the exhaust air handling systems, in the Biomedical Research Building, that were affecting floors 1 through 14 has been resolved. Please resume your research.


We thank you for your cooperation.

EHRS Directive:
none




EMERGENCY:NOTICE:Emergency Outage: Exhaust Air Handling Systems – Floors 1 through 14: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Outage: Exhaust Air Handling Systems – Floors 1 through 14

Notice Date: 10/19/2017

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that the exhaust air handling systems, in the Biomedical Research Building, which affect floors 1 through 14, have gone off line. Facilities Services has mobilized and is diligently working to bring the system back online. During this outage, there may be some delay with the elevator response time.

EHRS Directive:
At this time, we ask that you suspend all laboratory work with animals, hazardous chemicals, biological, radioactive materials. Please close the fume hood sash and cap all chemicals within.




NOTICE:E-Waste Recycling - 2017: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: All buildings

Notice Date: 10/18/2017

Building(s) Affected:

All School Of Medicine Buildings(ALL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
As part of the University initiative "ReThink Your Footprint", we will have an E-waste recycling event in the BRB Lobby on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.


We can accept personal items and office items that do not contain data. Any hard drives must go through PMACS before being recycled.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Steam Shut Down - JMB & Johnson Pavilion: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Start Date: 10/21/2017

Start Time: 4:00 AM

End Date: 10/21/2017

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised there will be a building wide shut down of the steam on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm During this shutdown there will be no Pre & Reheats, Radiators, Hot Domestic Water, Autoclaves, Dishwashers, Cage Washers, Glass Washers or any equipment that uses building supplied steam. Please note that you may notice a slight change in building room temperature.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Steam Shut Down - JMB & Johnson Pavilion: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Start Date: 10/21/2017

Start Time: 4:00 AM

End Date: 10/21/2017

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised there will be a building wide shut down of the steam on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm During this shutdown there will be no Pre & Reheats, Radiators, Hot Domestic Water, Autoclaves, Dishwashers, Cage Washers, Glass Washers or any equipment that uses building supplied steam. Please note that you may notice a slight change in building room temperature.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:South Pavilion unscheduled electrical blink: JMEC/PCAM SOUTH TOWER

Service(s) Affected: whole building

Notice Date: 10/17/2017

Building(s) Affected:

JMEC/PCAM South Tower(JMEC/PCAM)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that at 3:30 PM there was an apparent unscheduled electrical blink. This affected the entire building. Please check all equipment and verify normal operations. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

EHRS Directive:
n/a




EMERGENCY:John Morgan Court Yard Closed: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY,JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Guardian Drive Excavation

Start Date: 10/14/2017

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 10/15/2017

End Time: 6:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Whole Building Affected: YES

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Saturday 10/14/17 there will be excavation to a section of Guardian Drive in front of the John Morgan court yard. The parking lot will be closed.

Foot traffic should use Johnson lobby or Anat/Chem exits to access Guardian Drive.
Court yard will reopen on Sunday 10/15/17.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Steam Shut Down - JMB & Johnson Pavilion: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Start Date: 10/21/2017

Start Time: 4:00 AM

End Date: 10/21/2017

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised there will be a building wide shut down of the steam on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 4:00 am to 8:00 pm During this shutdown there will be no Pre & Reheats, Radiators, Hot Domestic Water, Autoclaves, Dishwashers, Cage Washers, Glass Washers or any equipment that uses building supplied steam. Please note that you may notice a slight change in building room temperature.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Chilled water shutdown: BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Chilled Water

Start Date: 10/14/2017

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 10/14/2017

End Time: 6:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

BioMed Library(BIOM)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
On Saturday October 14th 2017 from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM chilled water will be shutdown to enable modification of pipes for the New Secondary Chiller. During this period our standard building cooling plan with be in effect.
Doors will be propped open with air blowers in some areas.Temperatures in the critical equipment areas of the building will be monitored.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 1 Generator: BLOCKLEY HALL

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power

Start Date: 12/05/2017

Start Time: 3:00 AM

End Date: 12/05/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Blockley Hall(BLK)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 3:00 AM and one at 7:00 AM. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 1 Generator: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power

Start Date: 11/08/2017

Start Time: 3:00 AM

End Date: 11/08/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 3:00 AM and one at 7:00 AM. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 1 Generator: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power

Start Date: 11/07/2017

Start Time: 3:00 AM

End Date: 11/07/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 3:00 AM and one at 7:00 AM. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 1 Generator: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power

Start Date: 11/03/2017

Start Time: 3:00 AM

End Date: 11/03/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stellar-Chance Laboratories(SCL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 3:00 AM and one at 7:00 AM. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 2 Generators: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power System

Start Date: 11/02/2017

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 11/02/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early in the morning, between 1:00 am and 7:00 am, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks during this time frame between 1:00 am and 3:00 am and another set of blinks between 3:00 am and 7:00 am to test both generators. As a precaution, we recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets in the affected rooms.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 2 Generators: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power System

Start Date: 11/01/2017

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 11/01/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early in the morning, between 1:00 am and 7:00 am, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks during this time frame between 1:00 am and 3:00 am and another set of blinks between 3:00 am and 7:00 am to test both generators. As a precaution, we recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets in the affected rooms.




Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 2 Generators: CLINICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power System

Start Date: 10/31/2017

Start Time: 1:00 AM

End Date: 10/31/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Clinical Research Building(CRB)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on early in the morning, between 1:00 am and 7:00 am, FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks during this time frame between 1:00 am and 3:00 am and another set of blinks between 3:00 am and 7:00 am to test both generators. As a precaution, we recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets in the affected rooms.




UPDATE:Annual Emergency Generator Testing for 1 Generator: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power

Start Date: 10/30/2017

Start Time: 3:00 AM

End Date: 10/30/2017

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that FRES will be conducting the annual emergency generator load test as required by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspection. There will be two short electrical blinks; one at 3:00 AM and one at 7:00 AM. Please shut off all computers and data gathering equipment connected to red outlets unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
All work with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED throughout the building during the testing period. No operations are permitted inside fume hoods or bio-safety cabinets.




Richards to John Morgan first and second floor closure: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Access to and from Richards and John Morgan via the first and second floor

Start Date: 08/24/2017

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 11/01/2018

End Time: 4:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

All School Of Medicine Buildings(ALL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
First and Second floor corridors from Richards to John Morgan will be closed from Wednesday August 24, 2017 to Thursday November 1, 2018. Closure is necessary to facilitate renovations of the B tower. Access to and from Richards and John Morgan will be available via the basement only of both buildings.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Stemmler Hall Construction - Hallway Closure: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Passage

Notice Date: 07/24/2017

Building(s) Affected:

All School Of Medicine Buildings(ALL)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that as of July 24, 2017 and lasting for approximately one year, passage between Johnson Pavilion and Stemmler Hall on the third and fourth floors will be closed. Alternate routes through the first and second floor may be used.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




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