Chapter 1 Access audits and appraisals.
Why carry out an access audit? Add nos.
Chapter 2 Access management.
Ongoing access management.
Occupying the building.
Information and training.
Chapter 3 Legislation, regulations and standards.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
The Disability Discrimination Act 2005.
The Building Regulations.
BS 5588 Fire precautions in the design, construction.
and use of buildings.
BS 8300:2001 Design of buildings and their approaches.
to meet the needs of disabled people - Code of Practice.
BS 7000-6: 2005 Design management systems. Managing.
Planning legislation and guidance.
Occupier Liability Acts.
Chapter 4 Design criteria.
Communication and wayfinding.
Appendix A General acceptability criteria.
Appendix B Information sources.
- Both authors have had major roles in developing the new legislation; updating building regs; and adding new British Standards
- Reults of court cases have clarified some of the ambiguities of the 2004 act - e.g. what is 'reasonable provision'?
- First book to cover 6 major areas of change in legislation, building regulations, and British Standards