- Published on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 12:02
There is exposed wiring within McCormick that has been labeled unsafe.
The wiring that is pictured in their photos is carrying low-voltage computer network and telephone signals. The schools are inspected regularly by their insurance carrier to ensure a safe environment for students, staff, and visitors. They would not allow exposed electrical wiring that would pose a danger to the inhabitants.
There could also be an argument made that if this wiring were carrying typical electricity (110 volts or higher) then the administration was acting improperly. The administrators have a fiduciary duty to the district's stakeholders to protect against unnecessary liability. If they knew about this problem and did not rectify it immediately, then they along with the school board are liable for any damages or injuries caused by this exposed wiring. I don't believe that any of our administrators actually did that or that they would ever consider such a thing. If they didn't, then is this just a scare tactic?
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