ADA Shop Talk
By Paul Klein & Mark Wood
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ADA Shop Talk is for professionals or business owners who may struggle with understanding the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards or the ADA as we call it. If you are worried about lawsuits, legal exposure or just want to make your facility more accessible to persons with disabilities, then join Paul and Mark for the "ADA Shop Talk Internet Radio Show. ADA Shop Talk is a fun and informative discussion regarding the application of the various codes, laws and standards that effect business owners, architects, engineers, contractors, code officials, and consultants throughout the the United States.
||CleanEpisode 043 -Vertical Access Not Required For A Medical Office…..?||Dave – In your opinion would an ophthalmology office on the second floor of an office building be required to have vertical access provided? An ophthalmologist is actually an MD, so I am thinking that the elevator exemption might not be allowed. Would it be different for an optometrist, chiropractor, dentist, etc. who are not [...]||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 042 – 2018 Valuation Threshold Updated and How This Effects Unreasonable Hardship||Join Paul & Mark down a “rabbit hole” regarding the new valuation threshold announced by DSA and how to apply the unreasonable hardship provisions in 2016 CBC Section 11B-202.4 Path of Travel Requirements in Alterations, Additions, and Structural Repairs. For example, how to determine the 20% accessibility upgrades obligation for additions, alterations and, structural repairs when they are over [...]||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 041 – Is An Elevator Required For New Hotel Rooms? Is An Accessible Route Required To A Church Mezzanine Addition?||Questions answered this episode: Roger – An Existing Hotel in California, built before 1992 is planning an addition adding a second floor with 6 new guest rooms. The preliminary design shows new exterior stairs to each of the new guest rooms. Reviewing CBC 11B-224 there does not seem to be a requirement to have all [...]||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 040 – The door landing is on the public sidewalk, what do I do?, Are signs required to comply on the second floor of a CMDU?, More on truncated domes.||Questions answered this episode: John – Hey guys. Just wanted to follow up on your ADA Shop Talk discussion regarding yellow detectable warnings. I understand your logic for yellow not being required at curb ramps, islands or cut-through medians being that those elements are not ‘specifically’ identified in 11B-705.1.1.3 for the yellow requirement, but if a [...]||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 039 – How Do You Measure Angled Parking Stalls? Are Yellow Truncated Domes Required? Does Accessibility Apply To Care Homes Converted To Apartments?||Questions answered this episode: Roger– An architect asked me if about allowable slopes in angled parking stalls and whether the “triangular sections” at the head of the stall and the foot of the stall could have slopes andgt; 1:48 and possibly have a column in these locations (See attached sketch) – it would seem that [...]||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 038 – How Do You Measure The 36″ x 36″ ISA? Nursing Home Canopy And Is Accessibility Required For Fuel Island Pumps?||Questions answered this episode: Steve -We received an inspection from a certified CASp inspector on one of our construction projects. In his punchlist report, he stated that the ISA within the accessible parking space was incorrectly painted, even though the overall dimension is 36″x36″. The ISA is in the center of a blue background and has [...]||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 037 – Fire Station Accessibility, Dental Office Exam Rooms & SFD’s & Apartments on State Owned Land||Questions answered this episode: Hope –A local agency used to own a 2 story fire station, which was first occupied in the 1960 s, pre-March 13, 1991. The local agency deeded the property to another local agency, in 2015. The apparatus bays are on the first floor, with offices and living quarters on the second floor [...]||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 036 – Remove carpet due to allergies?…, Path of Travel Obligation, Seismic Retrofit…., Vertical Dimension of a Parking Stall 11A or 11B?||Questions answered this episode: Frank – Our down town businesses do not have parking facilities but are adjacent to a few city owned parking lots. The parking lots are located across an alley behind the business. Some of these businesses have an entrance at the rear as well. The question is, does the city have [...]||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 035 – Bath Tub Accessibility, Private Off Street Accessible Parking, Readily Achievable For Title II?||This week we take a quick dive into 3 accessibility questions and a few updates. Questions answered this episode: Roger – Birthing Room Bath Tub Accessibility Question was raised about a new Birthing Facility in design review in California Private company (not affiliated with a Hospital) Birthing facility has two birthing rooms Both rooms have [...]||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 034 – My Bathroom Problem At Campus Housing||This week we take a quick dive into a 4 dormitory complex (3 buildings 4 stories) each with multiple sleeping units with bathrooms accessed from a common use corridor. On each floor of each building, there are sleeping units with mobility features. An accessible bathroom accessed from the common corridor is provided adjacent to each [...]||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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