From Building networks
The rules around the accessibility of your building and facilities for people with disabilities are set out in the NZ Building Act 2004, briefly summarised and translated these are as follows;
However, I often find there’s a popular misconception that accessibility only affects people with disabilities. In fact when one takes a closer look at universal design principles, one can see the importance of designing, constructing and maintaining buildings in such a way, that they can be utilised by the widest range of people possible, whether they are young, aging, disabled or able-bodied.
Here are 6 simple clues that your building or facility might not be inclusively accessible.
Thankfully, help is at hand… Building Networks now offers accessibility training solutions that are bench-marked to international standards through close liaison with internationally acknowledged accessibility experts and authorities.
As a delegate on one of these courses:
Book now for Access Audits on Existing Buildings
Canterbury – Thursday 18th August
Wellington – Wednesday 7th September
Auckland – Friday 30th September