2021 Accessibility Training: New Overall & Health Care-Based Accessibility Requirements
The 3 webinars, totaling 5 LU / HSW hours, has been prepared to help architects earn the mandatory accessibility learning units required for licensure in California. For AIA members, ADA seminars also provide health, safety & welfare (HSW) credits that count towards the 18.0 learning units required to maintain AIA memberships in good standing.
Course Descriptions for Session 1,2, & 3:
All sessions will cover accessibility requirements for commercial and residential buildings and facilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Building Code and the Fair Housing Act.
New Provisions in the 2019 California Building Code Chapter 11B, Accessible Routes, Parking Scoping & Technical Accessibility, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations & Drive-Thru Medical Site Accessibility
- Participants will be able to identify new requirements for usability of buildings and accessible routes, such as the adult changing table requirements in restrooms, contained in the 2019 CBC Chapter 11B.
- Participants will be able to calculate the number and location of required accessible parking spaces and entrances, including at health care facilities, so that buildings can be accessed and used safely by people who use mobility devices.
- Participants will be able to identify the differences in scoping and technical design requirements for accessible parking and Electric Vehicle charging station spaces.
- Participants will be able to understand the parking, loading zone and accessible route requirements for parking lots and buildings used as drive-thru and temporary medical sites.
Maneuvering Clearances, Health Care Facility Accessibility, Multi-Accommodation Toilet Room Accessibility & Transient Lodging Bathing Room Changes in the 2019 California Building Code Chapter 11B
- Participants will be able to differentiate door maneuvering clearance and accessible route requirements from the ADA and CBC, and how those clearances create equal access for people with disabilities.
- Participants will be able to understand hospital room accessibility requirements, including door maneuvering clearances and in-room sinks.
- Participants will be able to identify the accessibility requirements for lavatories, toilet compartments, and toilet room accessories in multi-accommodation toilet rooms.
- Participants will be able to understand the differences in hotel room shower requirements between the 2010 ADA Standards and the 2019 CBC Chapter 11B.
Assembly Area Seating & Assistive Listening Systems, Accessibility Considerations for Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices & Accessible Signage Differences Between the ADA Standards & the 2019 California Building Code Chapter 11B
- Participants will be able to identify how an assembly area is defined and what accessibility requirements are unique to assembly areas including seating and assistive listening systems.
- Participants will be able to detect what a protruding object on a circulation path is, and how it creates a safety hazard for individuals who are blind or low vision.
- Participants will be able to understand how the ADA regulations define an other-power-driven mobility device (OPDMD) and how the built environment can dictate where OPDMDs are allowed.
- Participants will be able to differentiate signage requirements between the 2010 ADA Standards and the 2019 CBC.
The information, materials, and/or technical assistance provided by the Pacific ADA Center are intended solely as informal guidance, and are neither a determination of legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor binding on any funder or agency with enforcement responsibility under the ADA.
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