Homework 1 – CMP 101 Name – – – _

Homework1 – CMP 101 Name&shy&shy&shy_

FS2014 – MarcusMetoyer PID __

35points total – 1/2 point for each correct response

ADA Requirements

ADA Requirements (continued)

1. Alarm systems in the building should be accessible.

16. Operating mechanisms in the building should be in such a way that they do not require tight handling or both hands.

2.Cord length from public phones provided in and around the building should have cords at least 735mm long.

17. Building should use international symbol of accessibility.

3. Where mirrors are situated, say in a dressing room, a full length mirror is to be provided.

18. Bins should have reasonable reach to facilitate reach.

4. The building should have wheel chair spaces each measuring 760 mm. The same space should be applied to doors, gates, and doorways.

19. At least one door in every room should comply with ADA.

5. The building should set provision for application of walking aids including a minimum of 915mm at passageways.

20. Drinking fountains in the building should be accessible.

6. The building ought to have sufficient turning space for wheelchairs (1525mm by 1525 mm).

21. If the building has more than one cooler or fountain for water, 50% of the facilities should be accessible.

7. The building should have the minimum ground space or clear floor to accommodate a standing wheelchair.

22. Entrances and exits should offer emergency options for people with disability.

8. The building should have appropriate forward reach and side reach.

23. Entrances and exits that are not accessible for people with disability should have signs showing the same.

9. At least one of the access routes to the building should be offered from public transport.

24. Pedestrian walks should lead to one entrance that is accessible.

10. The corridors, walks, aisles, and passageways of the building should comply with the minimum head room (2030mm).

25. Lockers in the building should comply with accessibility guidelines for people with disbailities.

11. The building’s rescue assistance areas should be clearly labeled with accessibility symbols.

26. shelves should be within reasonable height.

12. Handrails for stairways in the building should have a minimum of 48 inches between one handrail and another.

27. The building should include both visual as well as audible alarms.

13. Protruding objects should be no more than 100mm.

28. If the building provides public phones, the designers should equip the phones with volume control.

14. If the building should have carpets attached to it at any location, they should be securely attached.

29. Locations with fixed seats for the public should have provisions for wheelchairs.

15. Changes in levels in the building should have a slope that is less than 1:2 beveling them.

30. Any alterations done to the building should not decrease its accessibility.

ADA Requirements (continued)

ADA Requirements (continued)

31. The building should have at least one public text telephone (TTY).

51. Gripping surfaces need to be continuous.

32. Ramps should have slopes between 1:10 and 1:12

52. Handrails should have smooth endings to the wall, floor, or post or should be rounded at the end.

33. Toilet rooms should have necessary modifications to make them accessible and have privacy latches.

53. Handrails are not to rotate within the places they are fitted.

34. Every area with accessible seating should provide provisions for companion seating and be situated at an accessible route to act as an emergency egress.

54. Ramps located in the outside of the building should have designs that do not allow accumulation of water on water surfaces.

35. Dressing rooms in the building should be made accessible for both sexes.

55. Nosings should not be sudden.

36. One section of the building’s stairway should have a landing within a compartment that is smokeproof.

56. Stairs located on the outside of the building should have designs that do not allow for accumulation of water.

37. One of the exists should have a corridor portion that can resist fire for more than an hour.

57. The operation of elevators within the building should be automatic.

38. The building should have provision for two way communication that allows for both audible and visual signals.

58. Each hoistway within the building should have an audible and visible signal to show the car that is answering to a call.

39. Each rescue assistance areas shall measure more than 30 inches by 48 inches.

59. Control buttons in the building should all be more than 19mm in any of their dimensions.

40. Gratings located in walking spaces shall have spaces that are not more than 3 mm wide.

60. Floor buttons ought to be higher than 1370 mm from every finish floor.

41. Reserved signs should mark accessible parking.

61. Entrances should have more than just revolving doors as means of access.

42. Loading zones should have accessible aisle not less than 1525mm wide and 6100 mm long.

62. Pulls, latches, and handles at doors and openings should have shapes that allow people to have an easy grasp.

43. Curb ramps are to be fitted with detectable warnings.

63. The building should have accessible water closets offered for all ages.

44. Curb ramps’ location should be unobstructed by parked vehicles.

64. The building should have toilet paper dispensers installed, and they should be within reach.

45. Curb ramps located at marked crossings should have markings all over, but not any flared sides.

65. Urinals are to have wall hung or stall-type with a rim elongated at a maximum of 430mm from the finish floor.

46. Ramps should have the least possible slopes.

66. Flush controls in the building ought to either be automatic or hand operated, and should be mounted no higher than 1120mm from the finish floor.

47. Landings should have widths that match the ramps leading to them.

67. Lavatories are to have counter surfaces not higher than 865mm.

48. Ramps changing directions at locations of landing should have a minimum landing size of 1525mm by 1525 mm.

68. Pipes carrying hot water or drainage water should have appropriate coverings.

49. Building should provide for handrails at the sides of ramp segments.

69. Shower units in the building should have shower heads or handheld showers at least 1525mm long.

50. All sinks in the building should be accessible.

70. Doors leading to toilets should swing both directions.

Bibliography –Source/s

U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.(2010). Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines forBuildings and Facilities. Retrieved on 29 September 2014 from:http://www.access-board.gov/attachments/article/1350/adaag.pdf