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Safety at UA

EOHS ADA Standard

The Department of EOHS uses the Handbook for Barrier Free Design for Ohio as our standard for ADA compliance. This handbook is a composite of the Federal Legislation, State Legislation, Building Codes, Uniform Standards and Uniform Accessibility Standards.

Site Design Features

  • Site Access
  • Parking and vehicular considerations - Signage
  • Walkways and curb ramps
  • Outdoor Ramps, stairs, and handrails
  • Gates
  • Vegetation
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Site lighting

Architectural Design Features

  • Building Entrances
  • Doors and Doorways
  • Accessible Routes
  • Interior Ramps, stairs, and handrails
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair Lifts
  • Escalators, Power Ramps, and Walks
  • Toilet Rooms
  • Conveniences and Controls
  • Interior Signage

The Department of EOHS will investigate safety concerns dealing with ADA issues. We also monitor new construction for ADA compliance problems.

If you have questions concerning accessibility or occupance in campus buildings, please contact EOHS at 330-972-6866.

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