Hammer Bldg.: Steam Service Interruption, Sept. 24-25

September 13, 2021

Steam systems will be temporarily unavailable throughout Hammer Health Sciences Center from 5 p.m. on Friday, September 24, to approximately 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, due to necessary repairs.

During this time, there will be no hot water, sterilization, autoclaves, steam tables, or dishwashers available throughout the building. Additionally, occupants may experience unusually cold temperatures while the work is being completed. Eyewash devices and overhead emergency shower units will be functional but will be supplied with cold water only. Accordingly, please consider limiting research operations that have significant potential for splash or face and bodily exposure during the shutdown.

For any questions or concerns, please contact us at 212-305-HELP (4357), option 3, or cumc.facilities@columbia.edu.