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Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.


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Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.

Accessibility

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Accessibility articles below.


COVID-19 And Accessibility

Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.

UpLift From Lexia.Solutions Designed For Improved Wheelchair Access

UpLift Seating and UpLift Entryway are intended to improve access to venue settings for people in wheelchairs, while helping those facilities become ADA-compliant.

ADA Compliance For Facilities

Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.

We-Go-Round Expands Inclusive Playground Offerings

Inclusive merry-go-round from Landscape Structures delivers spinning sensation to all ages and abilities.

Accessibility In Facility Renovations

Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.

Pro Bono Services Expand Opportunity For Boston Nonprofit

The Travis Roy Foundation moved into a 2,000 square foot office featuring accessible design, with the support of donated services from several area firms.

FM Alert: Guidance On International Symbol of Accessibility

Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

ADA Compliance Check: Five Need To Know Updates

It's time for an ADA compliance check as the law's 25th anniversary arrives.

Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.

LVDC Design Guidelines For The Visual Environment | Second Draft Review Period Open

LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment is now available for second public review; the review period ends November 10.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

U.S. Forest Service Strives For Accessible Facilities

Employees were recognized for efforts to increase accessibility for disabled visitors.

FM Issue: Playing With Fire

Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn't just the law; it's very, very good business!

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Wheelchair Lift from Ascension

The Virtuoso Model 5460F is a permanent installed lift that can help meet building code requirements.

20 Years: Americans with Disabilities Act Reaches Milestone

The world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities came into law on July 26, 1990 and will be recognized on U.S. World Standards Day with the theme “Standards for Accessibility.”

ADA Trends: Accessibility For All

From plumbing to public computers, there are more ways than ever for facilities to provide accessibility.

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