Life Sciences Emergency Power Transfer Switch replacement November 21, 2009 04:00 – 22:00

Please be advised that on Saturday, November 21, 2009 the Life Sciences Emergency Power Transfer Switch will be replaced. Unit was damaged in the July 28 power loss incident. The entire process will take a maximum of 14 hours.

The following is the schedule of events for the day:

· 4 am
Building closes – Fire bells sound

· 5:30 am
Fume Hood Lockouts begin

·6 am – 8 am
Back feeding of power to designated locations

·8 am
Power cut to sub-station B

·9 am
Designated lab personnel permitted access to the building

·8 pm (latest)
Building closes – Fire bells sound

·8 pm – 10 pm (latest)
Reversal of back feeding of power

·10 pm (latest)
Test of the new Transfer Switch

·10 pm (latest)
Installation and testing complete – building re-opens