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Dan Hounsell July 18, 2017 -
The International Code Council (ICC) released an update to the 2009 ICC A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities standard that provides greater accessibility to buildings for persons with physical disabilities and incorporates new elements of building design. The updated edition of the standard continues to meet or exceed provisions with the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines and the Fair Housing Design Guidelines. The standard includes:
Read more at: https://www.iccsafe.org/icc-asc-a117/
This Quick Read was submitted by Dan Hounsell, editor-in-chief of Facility Maintenance Decisions, firstname.lastname@example.org. To read about new guidance on properly using the international accessibility symbol, visit https://www.facilitiesnet.com/38973FMD. To learn more about avoiding ADA and accessibility problems, visit https://www.facilitiesnet.com/38336FMD.