well, i do not know if the door was in compliance or
not. with my tendons already damaged at that point it
could have just been me. they have moved to another
building since my doc ordered me off the job.
--- "Kendall D. Corbett" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At least the button that alerted a lobby attendant
> might have worked for
> you... a security guard or receptionist could then
> open the door. Were
> the doors you use(d) within code as far as width and
> pull weight, or
> were they too narrow or too heavy? If so, HHS
> should have an Office of
> Civil Rights. The Dept of Education does, and when
> I was in college,
> the woman who was the regional OCR rep for the Dept.
> of Ed. Was in
> Laramie for another reason, and in casual
> conversation I mentioned
> something that didn't meet code, and within a month,
> DoE did a full
> compliance review on the University. It ended up
> costing more than a
> half a million to bring things into compliance, but
> that was small
> potatoes compared to losing the funding they got
> through DoE.=20
> Kendall Corbett
> [log in to unmask]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ken barber [mailto:[log in to unmask]]=20
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 5:29 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: The great doors question!
> well i never got cdc to get someway for me to open
> doors even though i told them that it coused pain
> me to open them. this is a government agency that
> should have been the most sensitive of all.
> --- [log in to unmask] wrote:
> > I know the feeling. When Susan was in the
> > I had a hard time working
> > through two doors that weren't automatic and were
> > heavy to move. I saw blue
> > button with the disabled logo on it but all that
> > was alert a lobby
> > attendant that someone needs to come through the
> > door. Real bright thinking on the
> > building's owners ideas on how accessible doors
> > to be.
> > Cannaday for President
> > Website: http://www.pcfo.org/PRESIDENT.html
> > Website: http://www.DisabilityParty.com
> > Email: [log in to unmask]
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