At’lohsa Accessibility Audit

Posted: March 21, 2015 by admin in Uncategorized

GETTING THERE

1. Is the building in close proximity to public transportation?
YES

2. Is there a drop-off near an accessible entrance?
YES(Off York St)

3. Is there accessible parking nearby?
YES (Off York St)

EXTERNAL

1. Are outdoor paths in good condition and well maintained?
YES

2. Are outdoor paths level?
NO (Steps at frontdoor ramp and steps at back door)

3. Are walkways and outdoors well-lit?
YES

4. Are there any ramps necessary to access the venue?
NO(ramp is available at back entrance off York St)

DOORS/EXTERNAL ENTRANCES

1. Is the entrance clearly distinguished from the facade?
YES(Bright Artwork)

2. Is there a wheelchair accessible entrance? Are there directions to this wheelchair accessible entrace from all entrances?
YES

3. Are the doors automatic?
NO

4. Are the doors easily operable with minimal force?
YES

5. Is the threshold for the doors at floor level?
NO(But small ramp)

6. Are security features accessible?(intercoms buttons?)
N/A

INTERIOR – WAYFINDING AND NAVIGATION

1. Is there large print/high contrast/non-glare/Braille/tactile signage?
NO

2. Is there adequate lighting throughout the venue of appropriate type?
YES

3. Are hallways/corridors wide enough for wheelchairs (59”+) and free of hazards?
YES

4. Is there enough circulation/turning space in the main venue?
YES

5. Are floors non-glare and non-slip?
YES

6. Are internal doors wide enough (>34”)?
YES

ELEVATORS/VERTICAL MOVEMENT


1. Is the elevator size and weight load adequate (>1000 lb)?
N/A (No elevator or escalator)

2. Are doors wide enough?

3. Is the threshold of the elevator level and narrow?

4. Are call buttons at an operable height?

5. Are call buttons tactile/Braille?

6. Are there audible signals for elevator call?

7. Are there handrails on each side of the elevator at an appropriate height?

8. Are floor buttons tactile and have Braille to the left?

9. Is there a closing delay of excess of 3 seconds?

10. Are there re-opening operators?

11. Are stairs necessary to access the venue? If so, are there handrails capable of supporting > 500 lb?

WASHROOMS


1. Is there signage to accessible washrooms?
NO(But there will be)

2. Is the route to washrooms maneuverable (>59”)?
YES

3. Is the washroom entrance wide enough (>34”)?
YES

4. Are door fittings, locks and light-switches easily operable and reachable?
YES

5. Is the washroom large enough for wheelchair maneuverability?
YES

6. Are there grab-bars on urinals/toilets?
YES

7. Are sink fixtures accessible?
YES

8. Are there all-gender or individual washrooms?
YES(individual washrooms and genderless)

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