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Accessible Tourism Strategy - Accessibility Assessment Criteria

22/03/2010 

Wheelchair, visual and hearing accessibility

  • The following information details the criteria by which each business is assessed.
  • Wheelchair accessibility - partially accessible
  • Wheelchair accessibility - fully accessible
  • Visual accessibility
  • Hearing accessibility

During an accessibility assessment, an assessor measures certain aspects of the business to assess for mobility, hearing and visual accessibility.

These measurements include, but are not limited to, parking lots, entrances and exits, pathways, washrooms and elevators.

The assessor will also ask questions about business policies, communication products, emergency procedures and staff training.

The entire process takes approximately 10-20 minutes to complete.

The following information details the criteria by which each business is assessed.

These standards are based on international best practices, the Canadian Standards Association and the B.C. Building Code.

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Submitted by: Dupont Florie
Author(s): Legacies Now
Language(s): EN

Reference

Publisher: 2010 Legacies Now, Canada
Date published on the web: 15/03/2010
Source: http://www.2010legaciesnow.com/accessibility-assessment/

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Bus and coach transport, touring

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