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“How the New California Accessibility Code Can Help You”

“How the New California Accessibility Code Can Help You”

“Van Accessible Parking Requirements” Part 1 in a Series An article By Steven E. Schraibman, AIA, CPE, CASp One often hears someone somewhere talking about how there are always new rules, which restrict our freedoms and limit our options. One often hears someone somewhere say “in the good old days we didn’t need all these ... Read More
Solving the Mystery of California’s Restroom signage

Solving the Mystery of California’s Restroom signage

A History of California Restroom Signs CASI: Certified Access Specialist Institute An extremely useful article that you can find at, http://www.casinstitute.org/content/solving-mysteries-california-restroom-sign. California requires at least two signs to identify each restroom open to the public. Although this duplication seems unnecessary, there is a story to the rules that features the usual role players of government regulation – ... Read More
ADA Compliance- Who Should Care!

ADA Compliance- Who Should Care!

There are three types of buildings in California – those that have been sued for ADA non-compliance, those that are yet to be sued and those that will get sued again. A CASp certificate goes a long way to reducing one’s exposure and it also makes business sense. Rather than a business being subjected to ... Read More
Bill Carroll Show: Arcor-Inc. Helps Out after ADA Lawsuit

Bill Carroll Show: Arcor-Inc. Helps Out after ADA Lawsuit

KFI AM 640 Bill Carroll  Interviews Steve Schraibman  about ADA Lawsuit  ARCOR-Inc., after hearing on the Bill Carroll show about the ADA lawsuit against family-owned business, Zlaket’s Market, stepped in to help out the business by offering to do a complimentary ADA audit in order to provide them with a CASp ... Read More
ADA Mercenary

ADA Mercenary

  I’m often asked by business and property owners, “Why am I being sued? I have disabled patrons and I’ve never had a complaint that access to my facility is a problem.” Well, firstly disabled people are just regular people with disabilities. Many just want to go about their daily lives without having to slay ... Read More
Is Your Business Complying with Disabled-Access Law?

Is Your Business Complying with Disabled-Access Law?

Threat of lawsuits, concern for customers: drive efforts to upgrade facilities UNION-TRIBUNE ARTICLE MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011 AT 3 P.M. Steve Schraibman, a Certified Access Specialist, checks on building compliance with disabled access laws at the office of Bon Suisse in Poway. Failure to comply can lead to costly lawsuits. Here, he inspects the women’s ... Read More
ADA, No Longer Just a Blip on the Radar!

ADA, No Longer Just a Blip on the Radar!

The first rendition of the ADA laws past senate on September 7, 1989 and since then has been amended several times in order to reduce confusion and ensure that no groups are left out. Although there have been ADA laws for many years, never has the enforcement nor the criteria for these laws, been so ... Read More