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Electric Folding Partitions

Notice regarding the June 1, 2003 deadline for compliance with the safety requirements for electrically operated partitions. Those partitions that are currently electrically operated and will not meet the safety requirements by the June 1, 2003 deadline, must be rendered inoperable after that date. The partitions must not be operated and power to the motors must be locked out until such time the partitions comply with the additional safety requirements.

Important Note: If a waiver for an extension of time to comply with Commissioner's Regulation 155.25 was granted as a result of submitting a waiver request, it means that an extension was granted to install the required equipment. All safety procedures indicated in the waiver request were to have been implemented IMMEDIATELY by all schools regardless of waiver, waiver request status, or status of project to implement safety upgrades to existing folding partitions.

Electric Folding Partitions Advisory Letter

Electric Folding Partitions Notice

Electric Folding Partitions Aid Claim Form

Electric Folding Partitions Installation Application

Commissioner's Regulations Section 155.25 - Safety requirements for electrically operated partitions