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 047 -Eric Sifuentes, CASI President and Senior Project Coordinator, Associate Nacht & Lewis||Lunchtime chat with Eric Sifuentes Join us for a lunchtime chat discussing the Certified Access Specialist Institute(CASI), the upcoming CASI Summit in October 2018 and challenging accessibility projects Eric has worked with. Eric is CASI president and Senior Project Coordinator, Associate Nacht & Lewis. Trained as an architect and on-track for licensure in California as an architect, Mr. Sifuentes is [...]||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 046 – A $240,000,000 Barrier Removal Project with Kaylan Dunlap & Bill Zellmer||Lunchtime chat with Kaylan Dunlap and Bill Zellmer How would you go about managing 87,000 barriers to access, a class action lawsuit on over 24 hospital campuses over a 10-year period? Did we mention the price? $240,000,000! Yes, that’s Million with 6 zeros. Join us for a great discussion and the efforts that Sutter Health has gone [...]||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 045 – Opinions on H.R. 620 ADA Education and Reform Act…..Where to measure cross slope for walks andgt;5’……. A Shower or Rinsing Station?….and more||Questions discussed this episode Roger – What is your opinion on the changes by the House of Representatives to the ADA? (ADA Education and Reform Act H.R.620) ADA Education and Reform Act H.R.620 Nickolas – Hello, my question is regarding public sidewalks. I understand that the typically required width is 5 feet, and if the sidewalk [...]||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 044 -Angela Jemmott, Executive Director California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA)||If you are not familiar with the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) or would like to know more about their efforts and directives, join us for an informative conversation with Angela Jemmott, Executive Director with the California Commission on Disability Access. In this episode, Angella talks about some of the Commissions achievements, accomplishments as well as [...]||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||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|
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