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Hoverboards Banned On Campus

Safety report from the University’s Fire Safety department.

Posted in: Facilities Maintenance, Facilities Updates, Fire Safety Updates

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To all members of the Montclair State University community:

Several fires across the country resulting in personal injury and building destruction have recently been documented related to failure in the battery harness of hoverboards. In light of these recent events Montclair State University’s Department of Fire Safety officially classifies hoverboards to be hazardous. The use and storage of hoverboards in all University buildings, including residence halls, are now banned. Montclair State joins over 30 college campus in promoting campus and personal safety in this ban.

If there are any questions regarding this ban, please contact University Fire Safety at: ferrarar@mail.montclair.edu