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Policy Title :
Laboratory Maintenance Requirements Policy
Policy Number :
II-C.8
Responsible Party :
Academic Affairs
Effective Date :
10/05/2016
Revised Date :
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Purpose

College laboratories equipment are assets of the University that should be regularly maintained by professionals as per the manufacturer recommendations. Service agreements should be part of the budget allocations upon purchase of equipment. Renewals of service agreements should be maintained for the valid and productive lifetime of equipment. The University must properly classify and safeguard its investments in laboratory equipment and must abide by academic accreditation guidelines and safe operations standards.

Statement :

The University must properly classify and safeguard its investments in laboratory equipment and must abide by academic accreditation guidelines and safe operations standards.

Procedure :

Each college of the University should maintain an accurate inventory of its equipment. Equipment maintenance agreement should be initiated by the college and implemented by the university.