Washington State University
BUSINESS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

SERVICES
80.48
Revised 1-10
Plant Services--Heavy Equipment
335-9088

Moving Services at WSU Pullman

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POLICY

Heavy Equipment in Facilities Services, Operations' Plant Services Division provides moving services for WSU Pullman campus departments on a recharge basis. The purpose of this service is to assist University departments with moving office furniture, equipment, and supplies.

This service is intended for any department that is not equipped to manage such moves without assistance. A department is not required to use this service if it can provide the necessary labor and equipment from within the department to move items as needed.

Non-Pullman departments are to contact the campus facilities department for information regarding campus moving services.

Requests

Departments submit requests for moving services through the myFacilities website or by contacting Plant Services Administration; telephone 335-9088. Access the myFacilities website at:

http://myfacilities.wsu.edu

NOTE: The requester must use the Internet Explorer browser version 5.0 or higher in order to submit project requests through this website.

Requirement

All moves conducted by Heavy Equipment must be approved and scheduled by Plant Services Administration.

Estimates

Contact the Facilities Services, Operations Heavy Equipment department for cost estimates for moving services.

WSU SERVICE UNITS

Moving materials and equipment to or from WSU service units; e.g., Surplus Stores and Central Receiving; is considered to be recharge moving work. When requested, Heavy Equipment provides the moving services to and from WSU service units and charges the requesting department.

LABORATORY EQUIPMENT

Heavy Equipment provides laboratory moving services. The requesting department is responsible for the cost of moving laboratory equipment.

Hazard Evaluation

Laboratories and laboratory equipment are considered to be contaminated until documentation of hazard evaluation and decontamination is completed and approved. See 20.77 and SPPM 4.30.

Contact Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and/or the Radiation Safety Office for hazard evaluation and decontamination assistance.