Building Access

New Designers Responsibilities - Performance Solutions

New Designers Responsibilities – Performance Solutions

  • July 26, 2021
  • Bruce Bromley

Please Note: This requirement is an Australian Building Codes Board directive and does not just app...

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Class 3 hotel swimming pool 1

But a Swimming Pool is BCA Class 10b, or is it?

  • December 16, 2020
  • Bruce Bromley

Not in most cases contrary to the typical advice given Class 3 hotel swimming pool   This issue...

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Building Entrance with Luminance Contrast

Why Most Building Entrances Do Not Comply!

  • August 1, 2020
  • Catherine Roberts

Why is the Luminance Contrast requirement within AS1428.1 almost always ignored? Luminance Contrast ...

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Covid 19 Protection Screens and Hearing Augmentation

Why providing Covid 19 screens is not enough

  • July 31, 2020
  • Bruce Bromley

Hearing Augmentation Requirements & Communicating in a Socially Distant Environment The COVID-1...

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Striped Non Compliant Stair Nosing

Stair Nosing Compliance, to Sue or not to Sue

  • December 27, 2018
  • Bruce Bromley

There is nothing like the threat from a disgruntled stair nosing supplier to sue me if I do not retr...

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Specialist Disability Accommodation

SDA Specialist Disability Accommodation Under The NDIS

  • February 5, 2017
  • Tanisha Cowell

Equal Access disbaility access consultants undertake specialised SDA Specialist Disability Accommoda...

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Is it a great grate or a not so great grate?

  • November 16, 2016
  • Bruce Bromley

We often get asked about openings in floor surfaces, and how big these openings can be in order to m...

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Stair Landings and Compliant Internal Handrails

  • July 19, 2016
  • Bruce Bromley

As a disability access consultancy we get the opportunity to review a lot of architectural drawings,...

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OK, you need a passenger lift in a small building, but which type? Part 15 or Part 16?

  • September 1, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

When an architect specifies a new passenger lift it is important to confirm the correct lift is bein...

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How much space does a wheelchair need for a 90° turn?

  • August 7, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

One of our staff members came up with a simple method to confirm whether a 90° turn complies with t...

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