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Laboratory Maintenance Requirements Policy
Name of Policy
Laboratory Maintenance Requirements Policy
Policy Number
II-C.8
Owners
Academic Affairs
Original Policy Date
10/05/2016
Cosigners
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Last Revised Date
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Other Related Regulatory Rules Laws & Policies Next Scheduled review Date
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Versioning
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Cycle of Reviews
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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
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.