ADA Guidelines 2010: General Site and Building Elements (RV-10311A)
The Americans with Disabilities Act/Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines (2010 Guidelines) developed by the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (the Access Board) effectively replaces the 1991 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS).
The General Site and Building Elements section of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design focuses on ADA requirements for exterior spaces. This course provides criteria for basic elements within the “General Site and Building Elements” of accessibility as established by the guidelines, including:
Parking Spaces (502)
Passenger Loading Zones (503)
Accessibility / ADA
Health, Safety and Welfare
At completion of this course, you will be able to:
List the different types of physical and mental disabilities as covered by ADA
Discuss the revised regulations for Title II and Title III, the organization of the new design standards, and the standard’s intent to improve access and compliance
Describe the changes made to the “General Site and Building Elements” by the enactment of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Explain the timeline for compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Discuss the importance of compliance with the ADA
Identify who must comply with accessible laws and standards
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