2009 IBC Accessibility and Usability – Commercial Buildings

Course Title 2009 IBC Accessibility and Usability – Commercial Buildings
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion, participants will be better able to: 1. Recognize which accessibility requirements are enforceable by the building official. 2. Determine the extent to which accessibility code provisions apply to the design and construction of any facility, as well as the alteration or change of occupancy of an existing building. 3. Identify the basis for the technical requirements set forth in the referenced standard. 4. Identify scoping and technical requirements for: • Exterior accessible routes (accessible routes criteria, accessible parking spaces, curb ramps and signage); • Accessible entry and means of egress (entrances, means of egress, areas of refuge); • Interior accessible routes (accessible route criteria, elevators, lifts, ramps and doors); • Building features and facilities (toilet and bathing facilities, drinking fountains and customer service facilities); • Dwelling and sleeping units (residential and institutional units); • Assembly seating and self-service storage facilities; and • Existing structure requirements in IBC Chapter 34 and the 2009 International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®)
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DescriptionThis seminar provides the minimum requirements for new or existing construction of accessible commercial facilities for compliance with the 2009 International Building Code® (IBC®) and ICC A117.1-2003 Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities. The seminar addresses the design, plan review and inspection of commercial buildings to ensure that people with physical impairments, visual impairments and hearing impairments can use the facilities.

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