ADA Compliance - Why Bother?

Reasons for Accessibility

 
  • to bring your business into compliance with the law
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  • 20% of West Virginia's population has a disability and represents potential customers
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  • the aging population also uses accessible features to patronize businesses
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  • savvy customers research accessibility of places before they go
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  • most accommodations require little investment
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Common Mistakes

 
  • Access Routes
    • Width
    • Slope
    • Access
    • Barriers
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  • Access to Goods
    • Signage
    • Aisle Clearence
    • Clutter
    • Counters
    • Flooring
  • Bathrooms
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    • Access
    • Height of Fixtures
    • Grab Bars
    • Floor Space
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  • Entrances
    • Signage
    • Door Handles & Swings
    • Door Openings
    • Thresholds
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  • Parking
    • Number of Spaces
    • Clear Access & Path
    • Van Accommodation
 

What is an Accessibility Survey?

 

Our survey team would perform an on-site review of all your company's "public space".

  • ... identifying elements that do not comply with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design - and other relevant standards
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  • ... prioritizing barrier removal in accordance with Department of Justice guidelines
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  • ... suggesting simple, cost-effective solutions to common access mistakes
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  • ... distinguishing between elements that require immediate attention - and those elements that need only be upgraded during future alterations
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  • ... providing a detailed report of its findings, with solutions to rectify the problem areas