Property Risk and Disability Access Audits
Accessibility in the built environment is an important issue for over 4 million Australians with a disability. Businesses need to identify and remove access barriers to...
Have Changes to Lift Requirements Improved Accessibility?
A critical component for successful movement and way-finding in any multi-storey building is a well designed system for vertical transport.
The Case for Changing Places Toilets, Part 2
Public toilets are a necessity for everyone, but are suitable toilets available for everyone’s use?
Last Chance to Comment on Disability Standards
The Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 commenced on May 1, 2011 and made significant changes to the accessibility requirements in new and upgraded...
Why Workplace PEEPs are Important
Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans, or PEEPs, are critical documents that need to be developed for some building occupants. An effective PEEP could literally be the difference...
Sustainability – We’re All in it Together
Environmental sustainability initiatives are not often associated to access and disability.
Why We Need an Accessible Means of Egress
The needs of people with disabilities must be a priority when considering the overall evacuation strategy of a building.
Evacuations: People with Disability and an Ageing Workforce
Australian society is changing, we’re living longer, we’re going to be working longer, and obesity and disability rates are increasing. It’s now time to future proof...
Safeguarding Property from Disability Access Risks
Disability access should be a source of significant concern for property owners and managers given the legal risks involved.