An “Access Appraisal” is generally a simplified Access Audit. The same key elements are covered by the Access Appraisals, but the information represented is significantly less than traditional access audits.
Detailed audits will itemise non-compliances associated with very specific elements within a building and its surrounds. For example, Door #AD-02 had a clear width of 760mm, non-compliant door closer & opening force measured at 45N. The reports will include the following information for each individual element:
Relevant comments associated with the non-compliance (i.e. Reference number/area of each element, measurements taken on site, etc.)
From our years of experience, we have found access appraisals to provide a report that provides minimal assistance to clients due to the generalised way site conditions are audited and the resulting data provided.
With the development of our customised auditing too, Access Check, we can produce a higher quality complete access audits in not much more time than an access appraisal would take. This industry-leading software exports reports with the following features;
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