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Author Sawyer, Ann, 1954-
Title The access manual : designing, auditing and managing inclusive built environments / Ann Sawyer and Keith Bright.
Imprint Hoboken : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Edition Third edition.

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Subject Barrier-free design -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Architectural design -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Building laws -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Name Bright, Keith.
Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Edition Third edition.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Frontispiece; About the authors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; About the Website; Introduction; Objectives of the manual; 1: Inclusive design; An inclusive approach; Principles of inclusive design; Benefits; How environments are used; Use classification; Who uses the environment?; Access appraisals; Information available; The report; Ongoing involvement; Building use and management; Skills required; Access statements; The access statement process; Design and access statements; Access statement/strategy and Part M of the Building Regulations.
2: Legislation and regulationsIntroduction; Equality Act 2010; What is covered by the Act; Relationship to building design; Equality Act Part 2: definition of disability; Equality Act Part 3: provision of services and public functions; Obtaining necessary consents; Health and safety; Building Regulations and the Equality Act; Part 3 Code of Practice; Equality Act Part 4: premises; Equality Act Part 5: employment; Part 5 Code of Practice; Equality Act Part 6: education; Reasonable adjustments; Equality Act Part 12: transport; Public Sector Equality Duty; Planning legislation; England.
Northern IrelandScotland; Wales; Planning and inclusive design; Building Regulations; England; Access and use; Access to extensions to buildings other than dwellings; Sanitary conveniences in extensions to buildings other than dwellings; Sanitary conveniences in dwellings; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales; Building Regulations, the Equality Act and reasonable adjustments; Occupier Liability Acts; Occupier Liability Act 1957; Occupier Liability Act 1984; OLA and inclusive design and access management; Human Rights Act 1998; 3: Standards and guidance; British Standards.
BS 8300:2009+A1:2010 design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people -- code of practiceBS 9999:2008 code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings; BS 9266:2013 design of accessible and adaptable general needs housing -- code of practice; BS 7000-6:2005 design management systems -- managing inclusive design; BS EN 81-70:2003 safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts; Other sources of good practice guidance; Health buildings; Schools; Historic buildings and landscapes; Transport; External environments; ISO Standards.
4: Access managementIntroduction; Access audits; Why carry out an access audit?; Audit preparation; Who should carry out an access audit?; The audit; Assessment standards and dimensions; Audit equipment; General acceptability criteria; The audit journey; Recording the information; Audits of services; The report; Access management; Occupation; Access plan; 5: Design criteria; Introduction; External environment; Car parking; Setting down; External routes; Entrances; Entrance design; Entrance doors; Automatic doors; Revolving doors; Thresholds; Doormats; Lobbies; Entry systems; Exits.
Summary This manual covers the design, improvement, maintenance and management of accessible environments. It shows you how to provide and run buildings, services, and employment facilities to enable independent and convenient use by everyone. The Access Manual was first published in November 2003 and has been used by architects and facilities managers needing to meet the requirements of new legislation in 2004. It was well received by design, management, access, and health professionals. This is a fast moving area and there are now several additional pieces of le.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781118896303 (electronic bk.)
1118896300 (electronic bk.)
9781118896204 (electronic bk.)
1118896203 (electronic bk.)
9781118896457 (electronic bk.)
1118896459 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 879949066
Additional Format Erscheint auch als: Druck-Ausgabe Sawyer, Ann. Access Manual . Designing, Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments