UPS Inspection at St Lucia

3 Dec 2021

Please be advised, there will be a 6 monthly UPS testing to Precincts 1 & 2 at the St Lucia Campus as per preventative maintenance program attached


Affected Areas

  • Forgan Smith (1), Rooms E102, E214
  • Duhig Tower (2), Room D901
  • Richards (5), Rooms 125, 129, 124, 123, 106, 105, 104
  • Michie (9), Rooms 119, 115A, 158, 902A
  • Art Museum - James & Mary Emelia Centre (11), Room 111A
  • Sir Llew Edwards (14), Room 107
  • Learning Innovation Building (17), Room 103A
  • McElwain (24A), Room 101
  • UQ Centre (27A), Room 102
  • Otto Hirschfield (81), Rooms 818, 901
  • Hartley Teakle (83), Room N129
  • Warehouse (99), Rooms 216, 306

Work details

  • Visually inspect UPS equipment for loose cables and connections, burned insulation and any other signs of wear.
  • UPS filters to be checked and changed as required.
  • UPS equipment and enclosures to be vacuumed and cleaned.
  • Equipment to be infrared (IR) scanned. This will identify if any hot spots exist, and whether any loose connections on buss bars, wire connections and overloaded breakers and relays exist within the equipment.
  • All above maintenance tasks will be none invasive and unless repairs are needed, the UPS won’t be switched off or placed into battery test. Internal bypass test will still be performed.


James Tindal, Brody Lucas: Supervisor

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience during this time. For more information on campus shutdowns, disruptions and road closures please refer to the Property and Facilities Division Road and buildings works page.

Questions and feedback:

PF Assist
Property and Facilities