Laboratory Closures/Moves

Moving presents an excellent opportunity to dispose of unwanted materials and equipment. Please contact OEHS (313-577-1200) at least thirty days in advance (if possible) before moving to arrange for a decommissioning consultation. OEHS has developed decommissioning guidelines and will verify that each lab space is free of hazards. Funding for relocation is the responsibility of the relocating PI and his/her department.

Principal Investigators moving out of a lab must remove all chemical, radioactive, and biological materials, and certify that any equipment that is moved or left behind is free of surface contamination.

For more information:

Decommissioning & Relocation Complete Guideline

Decommissioning & Relocation Summary

Decommission Inspection Request Form

Decommission Checklist

Equipment Decontamination Procedures

Equipment Decontamination Form