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Accessible Wheelchair in a Toilet

Why ‘Wave to Open’ and ‘Wave to Lock’ Discriminate against People with Disability

  • May 2, 2024
  • Bruce Bromley

We are now regularly seeing the installation of ‘Wave to Open and Wave to Lock’ buttons used on ...

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Raised Tactile And Braille Signage

  • November 10, 2023
  • Bruce Bromley

We are often asked to assess signage against the requirements of the Disability Access to Premis...

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New Changing Places Design Specifications 2020

  • March 30, 2020
  • Bruce Bromley

It has been a very rewarding twelve months sharing my knowledge by assisting in the development of t...

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Gender Neutral Toilet Signs

A New Inclusive ‘Gender Neutral’ Toilet Sign

  • June 22, 2017
  • Bruce Bromley

A question we have received a number of times within our practice is the provision of and identific...

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He She Choose

Is gender specified signage in sanitary facilities required?

  • June 22, 2017

F2.4 Accessible Sanitary Facilities In a building required to be accessible – accessible unisex s...

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Slip Resistance in Wet areas (Updated)

  • August 10, 2016
  • Bruce Bromley

Elderly falling in bathroom because slippery surfaces As of the 1st of May 2014, the Building Code ...

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Can Disability Access Consultants issue Certificates of Compliance?

  • May 29, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

As access consultants, we get involved at all stages of building projects, from concept or schematic...

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A Free National Construction Code for 2015

  • February 15, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

The National Construction Code (incorporating the Building Code of Australia) The National Construc...

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I’ve just leased a new tenancy but I don’t have wheelchair access!

  • January 12, 2015
  • Bruce Bromley

OK, so you’ve started a new business and done all your due diligence beforehand, right? But the la...

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Stairway Evacuation Devices, Fire Engineering Reports and the Building Codes

  • July 18, 2014
  • Bruce Bromley

Fire Engineering Buildings are becoming more and more fire engineered. This means that a Fire Engine...

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