Emergency Shutdowns

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

NOTICE:E-Waste Recycling - 2018 - Thank You!: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: E-Waste Recycling - 2018 - Thank You!

Notice Date: 10/19/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
The Perelman School of Medicine would like to thank everyone that participated in the "ReThink Your Footprint", E-Waste Recycling 2018 event. We are excited to announce that we exceeded last year’s number, which was 3,480 lbs.


This year, our total for the "ReThink Your Footprint", E-Waste Recycling 2018 event was 11,342 lbs.!

EHRS Directive:
n/s




NOTICE:Heating Hot Water and Temperature Control for building - Update #1: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Heating Hot Water and Temperature Control for building - Update #1

Notice Date: 10/18/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
The reheat system for the building was repaired at approximately 2:00 PM. The temperature of the hot water and ambient room temperatures should be improving. If you continue to have concerns, please feel free to contact Customer Service at 215-898-7208.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




EMERGENCY:NOTICE:Reheat System Building Wide Outage: STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.

Service(s) Affected: Heating Hot water and temperature control for building

Notice Date: 10/18/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
The reheat system in the building is down. Torcon and FRES are work to correct the situation. You will notice lower than normal temperatures and will have no local temperature control.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




EMERGENCY:Multiple Utilities- AHU's; Reheats; Domestic Hot water: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: AHU's; Reheats; Domestic Hot water

Start Date: 10/18/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 10/18/2018

End Time: 10:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
The shutdowns are for repairs to the Air compressor that controls the utilities mentioned. you may notice temperatures below normal.

EHRS Directive:
EHRS protocol requires, NO laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials or animals is permitted during this shutdown.




NOTICE:Building Administrator Assignments - 10/17/18 Update: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: N/A

Notice Date: 10/17/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
Effective immediately, the building assignments will be redistributed among the Sr. Building Administrators as indicated below:

(1) Smilow Center for Translational Research, Jordan Medical Education Center, South Pavilion, Blockley Hall; Jen Pereira, x3-6784, jadzima@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

(2) Biomedical Research Building II/III, Cyclotron; Myra Fishburn, X3-5427, fishburn@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

(3) Anatomy/Chemistry, John Morgan, Richards Building; Steve Hauber, X8-1792, shauber@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

(4) Johnson Pavilion & Biomedical Library, Clinical Research Building, Stellar Chance Labs; Val Hardy, X8-2553, valhardy@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

(5) Stemmler Hall; Ellis Otto x3-2902, eotto@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Steam System Shut Down.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Start Date: 10/20/2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Date: 10/20/2018

End Time: 2:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Floor: 4th floor only Room(s):All areas on 4th floor


Advisory:
Please be advised there is a building wide shut down of the steam system. During this shutdown there will be no building heat, reheats, hot domestic water or steam to Autoclaves, Dishwashers, Sterilizers, Cage Washers, Glass Washers or any equipment that uses building supplied steam. Please note that you may notice a slight change in the building room temperature. OCC will monitor temperatures and make changes to the building air handling system as needed.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Steam System Shut Down.: BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Steam

Start Date: 10/20/2018

Start Time: 6:30 AM

End Date: 10/20/2018

End Time: 10:30 AM

Building(s) Affected:

BioMed Library(BIOM)
Whole Building Affected: YES

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Whole Building Affected: YES


Advisory:
Please be advised there is a building wide shut down of the steam system. During this shutdown there will be no building heat, reheats, hot domestic water or steam to Autoclaves, Dishwashers, Sterilizers, Cage Washers, Glass Washers or any equipment that uses building supplied steam. Please note that you may notice a slight change in the building room temperature. OCC will monitor temperatures and make changes to the building air handling system as needed.

EHRS Directive:
N/A




Domestic Water.: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water

Start Date: 10/23/2018

Start Time: 4:30 PM

End Date: 10/23/2018

End Time: 8:30 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Biomedical Research Building(BRB2)
Floor: Lower Level only Room(s):All areas in lower level


Advisory:
Please be advised that domestic water will be shut down. The outage is necessary to repair a leak.

EHRS Directive:
No laboratory work with chemical, biological or radioactive materials; or animals is permitted on the 3rd floor during this shutdown. Water will be unavailable for restrooms, laboratory, and emergency irrigation.




EMERGENCY:NOTICE:POWER OUTAGE: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: ALL PSOM MAIN CAMPUS BUILDINGS (DOES NOT INCLUDE Stemmler, SCTR OR PCAM COMPLEX)

Notice Date: 10/14/2018

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
A power blink occurred at Substation #5 this afternoon (exact time unknown), which serves most PSOM main campus buildings. FRES O&M is aware and has multiple Tradesmen surveying the buildings for building system outages and is resetting as needed.

Security, SPO and FRES are surveying impact, and restoring all critical systems.

Please check all research equipment and report any environmental concerns.

An update will follow.

EHRS Directive:
Suspend chemical and biological work if fume hoods are in alarm.




CANCELLED:Domestic Water Supply / Drainage Shut Down: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES

Service(s) Affected: Domestic Water & Waste Water Drains

Start Date: 10/19/2018

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Date: 10/20/2018

End Time: 2:00 AM

Building(s) Affected:

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


Advisory:
During this shutdown there will be no domestic water or drainage throughout the building. The purpose for this shutdown is to repair drain lines. During this shutdown there will be no water to the eye-washes, emergency showers, etc. There will be no use of drains during this time as well.

EHRS Directive:
ALL work with animals, hazardous chemicals, infectious and radioactive materials is PROHIBITED during this shut down. No operations are permitted inside Fume Hoods or Bio Safety Cabinets.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Anatomy Chemistry HVAC

Start Date: 10/23/2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Date: 10/23/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Floor: Basement Room(s):B2-B3A, B40-B43D


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Anatomy Chemistry HVAC

Start Date: 10/22/2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Date: 10/22/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Floor: Sub Basement Room(s):SB1-5
Floor: 2nd floor Room(s):210-215, 216-219
Floor: 3rd floor Room(s):309-318


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Anatomy Chemistry HVAC

Start Date: 10/18/2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Date: 10/18/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Floor: Basement Room(s):B4-B15E
Floor: 1st floor Room(s):108, 114-116A, 128-146A
Floor: 2nd floor Room(s):243-257


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY

Service(s) Affected: Anatomy Chemistry HVAC

Start Date: 10/17/2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Date: 10/17/2018

End Time: 3:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Anatomy Chemistry(ACH)
Floor: Basement Room(s):B30-B31A, B34-B36J, B37-B39J
Floor: 3rd floor Room(s):332-350
Floor: 4th floor Room(s):410-414C


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




Annual Preventative Maintenance: JOHNSON PAVILION

Service(s) Affected: Air Handling Unit supply

Start Date: 10/13/2018

Start Time: 6:00 AM

End Date: 10/13/2018

End Time: 6:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

Johnson Pavilion(Johnson)
Floor: 1st floor Room(s):all rooms and areas 12 - 6 PM
Floor: 2nd floor Room(s):all rooms and areas 12 - 6 PM
Floor: 3rd floor Room(s):all rooms and areas 12 - 6 PM
Floor: 4th floor Room(s):all rooms and areas 6 - 11 AM
Floor: 5th floor Room(s):all rooms and areas 6 - 11 AM


Advisory:
Please be advised, FRES will be conducting preventive maintenance on the main Air Handling Unit 1, which serves floors 1, 2, & 3 and Air Handler unit R1, which serves floors 4 & 5. A cooling plan will be implemented to maintain air circulation in equipment areas and the exhaust systems for these floor will still be active. Below is a schedule of when units will be shutdown.

EHRS Directive:
Due to the lack of supply air ventilation, EHRS prohibits the use of hazardous chemicals, infectious agents, radioactive materials and animals during this outage.




NOTICE:E-Waste Recycling - 2018 - Reminder: ALL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS

Service(s) Affected: E-Waste Recycling - 2018 - Reminder

Notice Date: 10/03/2018

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. We can accept personal items (anything with a plug), and office items that do not contain data. Any hard drives must go through PMACS before being recycled.


Please make sure research equipment is decontaminated, along with coolants and other hazardous materials addressed via FRES or EHRS, prior to disposal.

EHRS Directive:
none




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: John Morgan HVAC

Start Date: 10/16/2018

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 10/16/2018

End Time: 4:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Floor: Subbasement Room(s):rooms below Hyperbaric
Floor: 1st floor Room(s):195-197
Floor: 2nd floor Room(s):295, 296


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




HVAC Quarterly Maintenance.: JOHN MORGAN BUILDING

Service(s) Affected: John Morgan HVAC

Start Date: 10/15/2018

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Date: 10/15/2018

End Time: 4:00 PM

Building(s) Affected:

John Morgan Building(John Morgan)
Floor: Basement Room(s):31- 38
Floor: 1st floor Room(s):130-138
Floor: 2nd floor Room(s):230-238A, 284-293
Floor: 3rd floor Room(s):305,310-313A,314-316,319-336,337-378,390,395
Floor: 4th floor Room(s):401


Advisory:
Please be advised that the supply air handler systems for areas indicated below are being shutdown at times indicated in order to conduct necessary maintenance.

EHRS Directive:
No lab work is permitted for the times listed.




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




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