Findings on the Ability Project
Are doors manual or automatic
Are doors more than 1m wide?
If the doors are manual, are doors Push Or Pull
Are there door knobs or levers on the doors?
Is there clear sinage; e.g. Room Numbers Fire Exits
Is There Clear Signage on Building Names
Clear Signage on Business Signs and Sign Boards
Are there ramps at the entrances or exits?
If yes, are the ramps negotiable? (No more than 63cm at the top)
Are There Clear Floor Areas
Where floor spaces are not clear, are the objects attached or detachable?
Are floors flat through out?
Are floors slip resistant?
Are There Escalators
Are There Lifts
Do the Lift Or Escalators Have Visual Indicators
Do the lifts have auditory indicators?
Do the lifts have braille on the buttons
Are there stairwells?
If yes, are they at least 1m wide??
Do the stairwells have sturdy railings for support?
Do the stairwells have lighting throughout?
Are there arm rests on seats that accommodate the disabled and the elderly
Do chairs or benches have back rest
Are seats accommodative for all? (Approx 0.5m high)
Where there are fittings like light switches, fire extinguishers, windows etc, are they between 0.7m and 1.2m?
Are there parking slots for the disabled in this block?
Are Parking Lots Wide Enough? ( 4.8m x 2.8m )
Are Parking Slots Clearly Marked
Are Parking Slots Being Used Correctly?
Are There Benches That Accommodate Disabled
Do Benches Have Back Rest
Are There Ramps In Pavements
Are the Ramps Negotiable For Wheelchair Users (60cm or less at the top)
Are the pavements clear of obstacles?
Are the pavements Wide Enough? (2m wide)
Do Pavements Have Raised Bumps / tactile paving?
Where There Are Construction Activities, are there Clear Warning Signs?
Are There Overgrown Hedges on Streets
Are there contrasting colours on street signage?
Are There Clear Signage Road Street Names
Is There Clear Signage Traffic Signs
Are There Sonic Traffic Lights?
If available, are the sonic lights working?
Are There Pedestrian Crossing spots?
Do the traffic lights allocate enough time?
Are there Ramps Or Drop Curbs For Wheelchairs on Road Islands
Are There Bus Shelters
Do Shelters Accommodate All People Sizes
Do Bus Shelters Have Raised Platforms to Accommodate Faster Entrance
Are Shelters Well Lit?