Emergency Shutdowns

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NOTICE:Building Administrator Assignments: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Yes

Notice Date: 08/26/2014

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Building assignments will be redistributed among the few Sr. Building Administrators as indicated below:

(1) Smilow Center for Translational Research; Jennifer Adzima, X3-6784, jadzima@mail.med.upenn.edu

(2) Biomedical Research Building II/III, Clinical Research Building, Blockley Hall, Cyclotron & Stellar Chance Laboratory; Myra Fishburn, X3-5427, fishburn@mail.med.upenn.edu

(3) Anatomy/Chemistry, John Morgan, Richards Building, and Grounds; Steven Hauber, X8-1792, shauber@mail.med.upenn.edu

(4) Johnson Pavilion, Stemmler Hall & Biomedical Library; Val Hardy, X8-2553, valhardy@mail.med.upenn.edu

Back up or secondary building assignments will be revised and published. There will be additional changes in building assignments by the end of September.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Third Notice - Annual BSL3 Test & Certification: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Electrical Power and HVAC

Start Date: 08/27/2014

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 08/27/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a number of planned interruptions of normal electrical power affecting the Johnson Pavilion on Wednesday morning, August 27, 2014 between the hours of 5:00 AM and 8:00 AM. During this time emergency power, (RED outlets), will remain active. We recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




Building Reheat: SMILOW CENTER FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

Service(s) Affected: Heating

Start Date: 09/06/2014

Start Time: 12:00 AM

End Date: 09/06/2014

End Time: 11:45 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Smilow Center for Translational Research(TRC)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on, Saturday, September 6, 2014 between 12:00 am and 12:00 midnight, the building reheat system will be shut down for approximately 24 hours. The result of interrupting the reheat system may result in lower room temperatures. This outage is requested by HUP to advance their current construction project.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Second Notice - Annual BSL3 Test & Certification: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Electrical Power and HVAC

Start Date: 08/27/2014

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 08/27/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a number of planned interruptions of normal electrical power affecting the Johnson Pavilion on Wednesday morning, August 27, 2014 between the hours of 5:00 AM and 8:00 AM. During this time emergency power, (RED outlets), will remain active. We recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




DI Water: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: DI Water

Start Date: 08/27/2014

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 08/27/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 between 6:00am and 8:00 am there will be a planned outage of the DI water system. This outage is necessary to advance a construction project on the fourth floor of Stemmler Hall. All equipment utilizing DI water will be affected.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




NOTICE:Equipment Maintenance: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: Research

Notice Date: 08/20/2014

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
During a recent planned maintenance operation a number of items were observed with respect to the condition of departmental owned refrigeration equipment. To maximize the service life of your equipment it is important to implement a sound, regular, ongoing preventative maintenance program based upon the manufacturers recommendations. Some observations were as follows:

1) Dirty condenser coils, this restricts air flow which will result in eventual failure.
2) Dirty or missing condenser coil filters,
3) Alarm batteries in need of replacement,
4) Inaccurate emergency contact information. Security and Building Administrators rely on this information in the event of problems with your equipment.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Emergency Generator Testing: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Emergency Power

Start Date: 08/28/2014

Start Time: 4:30 AM

End Date: 08/28/2014

End Time: 7:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Thursday, August 28, 2014, FRES will be conducting an 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 4:30 AM and one at 7:30 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 in the affected rooms.




Domestic Water: RICHARDS BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water.

Start Date: 08/21/2014

Start Time: 5:00 PM

End Date: 08/22/2014

End Time: 1:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Richards Building(Richards)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that on Thursday, August 21, 2014 between 5:00 pm and 1:00 am Friday morning, the building domestic water will be shut down. This outage is necessary to repair a leak in the drainage system of the building.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




Annual BSL3 Test & Certification: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Electrical Power and HVAC

Start Date: 08/27/2014

Start Time: 5:00 AM

End Date: 08/27/2014

End Time: 8:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised that there will be a number of planned interruptions of normal electrical power affecting the Johnson Pavilion on Wednesday morning, August 27, 2014 between the hours of 5:00 AM and 8:00 AM. During this time emergency power, (RED outlets), will remain active. We recommend shutting off all computers, data gathering and power sensitive equipment unless protected by a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply).

EHRS Directive:
No work is permitted in the labs during this time period.




NOTICE:Construction Activities: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Building Operations

Notice Date: 06/12/2014

Building(s) Affected:

Stemmler Hall, Edward J.(Stemmler)
Floor Not Specified Room(s):East Wing, HUP & CHOP Side.


Advisory:
Please be advised that starting on Monday, June 16, 2014 and continuing for approximately eleven weeks until August 29, 2014 there will be construction activities at the breezeway between Stemmler Hall and HUP. Work is tentatively scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The purpose of this construction is to prevent water from leaking into the lower levels of the building.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




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