Sometimes unique research brings with it unique hazards. Which is why it is important to have strong partnerships with local emergency responders. Tuesday morning, representatives from Charlotte Fire Department, UNC Charlotte Police and Public Safety, and UNC Charlotte Facilities Management toured the Albert and Freeman Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC).
Facility and Laboratory Safety Engineer, Eric Huhn, said of the visit, "Our researchers do a great job of working safely. But, their work is second nature to them. Anyone coming in from the outside, especially in an emergency situation, could easily be taken aback by what they find on the other side of the door. I'm glad these folks were able to come out and see some of the more unique areas of EPIC.