209P - Electronic Room Partitions

  • No school employee opens or closes an electronic room partition in any school building unless

    1. no student is present in such building,

    2. (a) no student is present in the room or area in which such partition is located and
      (b) such room or area is locked or otherwise inaccessible to students, or

    3. such partition includes a safety sensor that automatically stops the partition when a body passes between the leading edge and a wall, an opposing partition, or the stacking area.

      Any annual safety review or exercise for school employees includes information and demonstrations, as appropriate, regarding the provisions of the previous paragraph.


    Legal Reference(s):
    Code of Virginia, 22.1-138


    Adopted: June 18, 2019