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Stepping Thru Accessible Elements in Hospitality & Transient Lodging

Helms Design Center, Culver City, CA
8745 Washington Blvd
Culver City , United States
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New Date! 7-14-17 is now 7-28-17


An overview in a non-technical sense of  ‘readily achievable barrier removal’ for items that need to be implemented even if no construction is being done

    • Understand technical and scoping parameters for guest rooms with communication and mobility features, and non-mobility rooms
    • Review requirements regarding pools, spas, and fitness centers
    • Learn about retail, restaurant, and other elements often-times found in transient lodging
    • Overview student housing at a place of education and how it overlaps transient lodging


Have you heard people say that ‘they do not need to worry about Access’ – that they are ‘grandfathered in’? This is a common misconception. For older facilities, even if no construction is being done, there is an obligation to implement Barrier Removal that is Readily Achievable. No such thing as ‘grandfathering’! Newer facilities that did not comply with the original ADA are now required to comply with the 2010 ADA. We will discuss common areas of non-compliance and issues of ongoing facility management thru photographs of complying and non-complying elements.


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