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by Richard Acree of ADA Inspections Nationwide, LLC

Posts in Access for Handicapped
What's Wrong With This Photo? 10/10/18

2010 ADA Standard 606.5, [Lavatory] Exposed Pipes and Surfaces, states, “Water supply and drain pipes under lavatories and sinks shall be insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. There shall be no sharp or abrasive surfaces under lavatories and sinks.”

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What's Wrong With This Photo? 10/8/18

The dispenser is blocking the maneuvering space to open the door. 2010 ADA Standard 404.2.4, Maneuvering Clearances, states, “Minimum maneuvering clearances at doors and gates shall comply with 404.2.4. Maneuvering clearances shall extend the full width of the doorway and the required latch side or hinge side clearance.”

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MDE - Exam Tables and Chairs

Is it OK to examine a patient who uses a wheelchair in the wheelchair, because the patient cannot get onto the exam table independently? ANSWER: Generally no.

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Accessible Medical Exam Rooms

An accessible medical examination room has features that make it possible for patients with mobility disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, to receive appropriate medical care.

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ADA Settlement Agreement for Charlotte Radiology

Recently the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement regarding a dispute over ADA accessibility against Charlotte Radiology under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Making Residential Homes ADA Accessible

Although government-owned or operated housing and certain privately owned facilities that provide housing are subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its accessibility requirements, private residential single-family housing is not covered by the ADA.  However, that does not mean that the guidance offered by ADA laws cannot be used to make a single family home accessible and visitable.

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Play Equipment Transfer System

Accessible play equipment that includes elevated play components must have an accessible transfer system.

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What's Wrong With This Photo? 8/10/18

2010 ADA Standard 226, Dining Surfaces and Work Surfaces, states, "Where dining surfaces are provided for the consumption of food or drink, at least 5 percent of the seating spaces and standing spaces at the dining surfaces shall comply with [Standard] 902."

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ADA Problems Common at Voting Locations

November is normal voting season but early voting is already underway at the time of writing this post.  Is your voting location accessible to handicapped individuals? If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Miniature Golf ADA Requirements

Did you know there are requirements for miniature golf courses to comply with ADA laws?  It's true! If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

126 Major Businesses Rated “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” for 2018. If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Boating Facility and Fishing Pier Accessibility for ADA

Public boating facilities and fishing piers must comply with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design for accessibility by disabled individuals. If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Idaho Pizza Company ADA Settlement

The restaurant was cited for multiple discrepancies, including the installation of a service counter and issues in a toilet room. If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Sidewalk Curb Ramps

A sidewalk curb ramp is a short ramp cutting through a sidewalk curb or built up to it.    If designed and constructed to be accessible, a curb ramp provides an accessible route that people with disabilities can use to safely transition from a vehicular way or parking space to a curbed sidewalk and vice versa.

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