If you store research or pharmaceutical materials in a temperature controlled unit, it is imperative that you take action to prevent losses due to equipment malfunctions, power outages, etc. (see Loss Prevention Protocols).
University administration made a Preventive Maintenance Agreement (PMA) a requirement for all units covered by insurance effective July 1, 2019 (see the Feb. 3, 2019, Freezer PMA Requirement memo). For questions about PMA vendors or contracts, contact Hamer Reiser, senior buyer, at ext. 1-4022.