Posts Tagged ‘Facilities’

North campus steam shutdown, Saturday, Aug. 5

A 17-hour steam plant shutdown will affect building heat, all hot water systems, and process steam to autoclaves in six north campus buildings. The shutdown is required for repairs to the steam plant and steam turbine connections.  Steam supply to autoclaves will not be available during shutdown. Buildings affected: Vollum Institute, Medical Research Building, Biomedical Research Building, Richard Jones Hall, Baird Hall, and MacKenzie Hall. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017  5 a.m. – 10 p.m. This shutdown … Read More

Construction in Medical Research Building, June 1–August 28

Construction on the first floor of the Medical Research Building will begin on Thursday, June 1, and continue through Monday, August 28. Suite 180 and a few surrounding rooms are being upgraded and remodeled to meet current NIH guidelines and to provide an improved work environment for research. The construction includes: Upgraded HVAC system, new lighting, and new scrub sinks in the surgery area New shower room New lockers and partitions in the restrooms New … Read More

Intermittent electrical shutdowns in Richard Jones Hall, Jan. 29 and 30

To perform electrical system upgrades that will support chilled water system improvements, power to Richard Jones Hall will be shut off Thursday, Jan. 29, and Friday, Jan. 30, from 2:30 to 5:30 a.m. Backup power will be functioning during the shutdown. As a safeguard measure, research staff are asked to unplug any non-essential, sensitive or electronic equipment and close all fume hood sashes. Facilities representatives have met with impacted labs to identify critical items and … Read More

Research courtyard: Construction project starting soon

The third phase of the North Campus Utility Plant project behind Richard Jones Hall is expected to begin Saturday, Nov. 8, and continue in stages into the new year. The work includes positioning a crane in the research courtyard, lifting materials and equipment over the top of RJH, and installing supports and cooling towers on the backside of RJH and the Vollum Institute. If you work in the affected areas or have visitors, impacts may … Read More

Updated: Research courtyard, parking closures begin March 1

Updated Feb. 24: The research courtyard and the Auditorium parking lot will close starting Saturday, March 1 and continuing until Monday, March 17. Buildings on the courtyard will still have access through indoor routes; Auditorium Lot parking will move to level 3 of the Sam Jackson Garage. The closures will allow staging, operation and removal of a large crane for lifting components needed in the project to replace Richard Jones Hall cooling equipment. The work … Read More

Liquid nitrogen alarms available at half price for OHSU researchers

Recently, Research Administration and the Facilities & Logistics Research Store worked out a deal for an affordable liquid nitrogen monitoring system that will mitigate risk and support the integrity of your work at half the price of manufacture resale value. How the alarms work The alarms are stand-alone units that are not connected to a monitoring network. When your tank is low on liquid nitrogen, the alarm will give off an audible sound until it … Read More

Research courtyard: Crane-related work through Saturday

We are cross-posting this important notice from Staff News. On Saturday, June 29, a crane will replace heavy ventilation equipment atop the Medical Research Building and MacKenzie Hall. Preparation leading up to that event will bring the following: Wednesday, June 26 Fourteen parking spaces in the Auditorium Lot will be off-limits to parkers. Temporary protective plating will be placed in the research courtyard. At the west end of the research courtyard, between the Old Library … Read More

Take Back Prescription Drugs, Sept. 29

Everyone at OHSU and from the Portland-Metro area is invited to bring expired or unused prescription drugs, vitamins, and animal medications to the parking lot in front of the Emergency Department on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers from Pharmacy and the Poison Center will be there to answer any questions you may have. Your privacy and anonymity is of the utmost importance, and the volunteers won’t ask questions, except for … Read More

Follow-up for MRB, Baird Hall and Mac Hall electrical shutdown set for June

Last Thursday, May 17, Facilities & Logistics held an informational meeting regarding the Medical Research Building, Baird Hall, and Mackenzie Hall electrical shutdown currently scheduled for June 23, 2012. Faculty members expressed some concern about not being able to inspect their equipment in a timely manner if the shutdown were to take place on a Saturday morning. Facilities & Logistics have been receptive to these concerns and have released new information on their blog regarding the … Read More

Electrical upgrades in MRB, Mac Hall, and Baird Hall; info meeting May 17

This June, major electrical upgrades will be made to the Medical Research Building, Mackenzie Hall, and Baird Hall. This means that power to these buildings will need to be shut down—and we need to know any critical needs for emergency power during the upgrades. Facilities & Logistics will be hosting a forum at noon in the OHSU Auditorium on Thursday, May 17th to discuss what will be updated and why. We highly encourage you to … Read More

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