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Commercial Electric Gate Operator (20 to 37 foot)
Yard & Garden
Outdoor Structures
Fences or Fence Posts (1871)
LINEAR LLC    
Linear OSCO
HSLG
 
 
Certification/Standards information = UL325, ASTM f2200

Defect/Problem = Installer failed to install in accordance with Manufacturer's Safety Instructions (NEC 110.3(B) Installation and Use.). It was a non-compliant installation, and was missing safety equipment. This gate operator is at our city Public Yard Waste and Installer should have installed Safety Contact Edges on both sides of Electric Operator, this Model is the same as the one that Killed the 11year old girl in Toledo last year by pulling her in between the gate and the electric operator a 5.25 inch space, if the two required contact safety edges had been in place the gate is designed to STOP AND REVERSE 2 to 6 INCHES.
How and When Discovered = While visiting our local city's Public Yard Waste to dump our yard waste, I have installed these units for over 30 years and the city pays no attention to my complaints of at least 9 safety violation (NEC, OSHA, MIOSHA, UL325, ASTMf2200, Manufacturer's Safety Installation Instructions, to name a few.

Type of Hazard = other
Other Hazard = NEC, Manufacturer's Safety Installation Instructions violations
6/27/2011
Other Public Property/Office 
Incident, No Injury
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