Accessibility Audit and Design

Scope of Services

• Staff have completed Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility CertificationTM (RHFAC) Training
• Staff have obtained Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certified Professional designation
• Complete detailed audits to provide a comprehensive rating of the meaningful access to a particular site or building by persons with disabilities
• Liaise with officials on Local, Provincial and Federal codes and regulations for accessibility, including all provincial building regulations, AODA and CSA B651 codes
• Design site enhancements including barrier free drop off areas on public/private lands, curb cuts, tactile materials, barrier free parking stalls, barrier free pathways, lighting, accessible ramps and stairs, handrails, guardrails, construction materials and site markings
• Design building enhancements including code compliant door widths, sidelites, automatic door operators, signage, vision strips, floor markings, contrasting colours on walls/floors, tactile materials and wayfinding signage
• Upgrading elevator cabs and entrances including controls, flooring, cab panels, audio/visual systems, signage and handrails
• Providing complete permit and tender design packages, and comprehensive field review during construction to ensure compliance with design intent