Our inclusion of accessible features like wheelchair ramps in homes and workplaces are improving. These improvements are happening in building codes which affects mostly new builds. Although the situation is improving, there are still many public areas that are not...
Accessibility in the workplace
Many Canadians living what a disability are faced with challenges. Many of those challenges involve working in an environment that isn't accessible. A barrier free washroom is a top choice to begin your workplace transition to obtaining accessibility in the workplace.
When asking how to make the workplace more accessible, you tend to hear a lot about trends. Such as, standing workstations, ergonomic chairs, architectural and layout designs. We've realized a lack of mention for accessibility in the workplace. Designing spaces to accommodate persons with disabilities and elderly.
Is it time for an accessibility upgrade? As a commercial business in Winnipeg you are required to abide by the most current version of the City of Winnipeg Accessibility Design Standards. Buildings that have been built or in operation over the last five years or so will have already made the necessary updates. If you don't think any accessible updates have been made, update your business to take advantage of every opportunity.