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Close out my lab

The Principal Investigator (PI) is responsible for leaving laboratories in proper condition for re-occupancy or renovation. The PI is also responsible for ensuring the disinfection of equipmennt and counters, movement of equipment from the lab for surplus, repair, or relocation, and disposal of chemical, biological, and radioactive waste materials prior to vacting the space. Departments are responsible for ensuring all Principal Investigators follow these guidelines. Items left behind by vacating Investigators will become the responsibility of the Department. Laboratory space cannot be re-occupied nor renovation work started until the space has been inspected and cleared by the Office of Laboratory Safety (OLS). It is recommended that research activities cease one to two weeks prior to transition in order to provide adequate time for preparation and execution of lab close out.