ADA Compliance

Read: Univ. of Nevada, Reno to Sue Mackay Stadium Architect

Univ. of Nevada, Reno to Sue Mackay Stadium Architect

The university claims the architects in charge of renovating the stadium failed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Read: New Bill Would Allow Illinois Schools to Add Barricades to Classroom Doors

New Bill Would Allow Illinois Schools to Add Barricades to Classroom Doors

If the bill becomes a law, Illinois will be the fourth state in the Midwest to allow certain barricades, most of which aren’t ADA or fire code compliant, to be used in lockdown situations.

Read: Campus Safety Takes Stand Against Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricades

Campus Safety Takes Stand Against Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricades

Campus Safety will no longer accept ads or sponsorships from companies whose door barricades don’t comply with ADA and NFPA codes.

Read: Classroom Barricade Devices: A Dangerous Violation of Federal Laws

Classroom Barricade Devices: A Dangerous Violation of Federal Laws

Most classroom barricade devices violate ADA, NFPA and other federal codes that are designed to enable individuals with disabilities to quickly evacuate a dangerous situation.

Read: Trump Proposes Major Staffing Cuts to Title IX Enforcement Office

Trump Proposes Major Staffing Cuts to Title IX Enforcement Office

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights would lose 46 full-time employees, or 8 percent of its staff.

Read: Handcuffing and Physical Restraint on School Grounds

Handcuffing and Physical Restraint on School Grounds

Here’s a look at the issue of police officers using handcuffs and physical restraint when they’re called to schools to respond to challenging behaviors by students with disabilities.

Read: NFPA School Safety Report Says Codes Must Account for Classroom Barricades

NFPA School Safety Report Says Codes Must Account for Classroom Barricades

NPFA hopes to coordinate and modify existing codes to address conflicts between security and safety, egress and locking procedures.

Read: The Lowdown on Codes for Electrified Locks in Healthcare Facilities

The Lowdown on Codes for Electrified Locks in Healthcare Facilities

Complying with these code requirements, most of which also apply to schools and universities, will ensure optimal campus safety and security.

Read: Crack the Codes: Lock and Life Safety Code Considerations for Campuses

Crack the Codes: Lock and Life Safety Code Considerations for Campuses

This primer will help to ensure your school, university or hospital selects door security solutions that also comply with fire protection and accessibility codes.

Read: How Edinboro Univ. Goes Above and Beyond ADA Standards

How Edinboro Univ. Goes Above and Beyond ADA Standards

This Pennsylvania Institution of higher education partnered with its long-time integrator to provide greater accessibility and independence to students with disabilities.

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