10 episodes

ADA Shop Talk is for professionals or business owners who may struggle with understanding the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards or the ADA as we call it. If you are worried about lawsuits, legal exposure or just want to make your facility more accessible to persons with disabilities, then join Paul and Mark for the "ADA Shop Talk Internet Radio Show. ADA Shop Talk is a fun and informative discussion regarding the application of the various codes, laws and standards that effect business owners, architects, engineers, contractors, code officials, and consultants throughout the the United States.

ADA Shop Talk Mark Wood & Paul Klein

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ADA Shop Talk is for professionals or business owners who may struggle with understanding the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards or the ADA as we call it. If you are worried about lawsuits, legal exposure or just want to make your facility more accessible to persons with disabilities, then join Paul and Mark for the "ADA Shop Talk Internet Radio Show. ADA Shop Talk is a fun and informative discussion regarding the application of the various codes, laws and standards that effect business owners, architects, engineers, contractors, code officials, and consultants throughout the the United States.

    Episode 048 -Special Guest Ida Clair Principal Architect with DSA (Division of the State Architect)

    Episode 048 -Special Guest Ida Clair Principal Architect with DSA (Division of the State Architect)

    Special Guest Ida Antoniolli Clair AIA LEED AP CASp Join Mark and Paul for a great discussion with Ida Clair Principal Architect with the Division of State Architect (DSA). Learn more about how DSA operates and the complexities of the code developed process, the new adult changing station regulations, DSA Academy classes, upcoming changes to [...]

    Episode 047 -Eric Sifuentes, CASI President and Senior Project Coordinator, Associate Nacht & Lewis

    Episode 047 -Eric Sifuentes, CASI President and Senior Project Coordinator, Associate Nacht & Lewis

    Lunchtime chat with Eric Sifuentes Join us for a lunchtime chat discussing the Certified Access Specialist Institute(CASI), the upcoming CASI Summit in October 2018 and challenging accessibility projects Eric has worked with. Eric is CASI president and Senior Project Coordinator, Associate Nacht & Lewis. Trained as an architect and on-track for licensure in California as an architect, Mr. Sifuentes is [...]

    • 31 min
    Episode 046 – A $240,000,000 Barrier Removal Project with Kaylan Dunlap & Bill Zellmer

    Episode 046 – A $240,000,000 Barrier Removal Project with Kaylan Dunlap & Bill Zellmer

    Lunchtime chat with Kaylan Dunlap and Bill Zellmer How would you go about managing 87,000 barriers to access, a class action lawsuit on over 24 hospital campuses over a 10-year period? Did we mention the price? $240,000,000! Yes, that’s Million with 6 zeros. Join us for a great discussion and the efforts that Sutter Health has gone [...]

    • 37 min
    Episode 045 – Opinions on H.R. 620 ADA Education and Reform Act…..Where to measure cross slope for walks andgt;5’……. A Shower or Rinsing Station?….and more

    Episode 045 – Opinions on H.R. 620 ADA Education and Reform Act…..Where to measure cross slope for walks andgt;5’……. A Shower or Rinsing Station?….and more

    Questions discussed this episode Roger – What is your opinion on the changes by the House of Representatives to the ADA? (ADA Education and Reform Act H.R.620) ADA Education and Reform Act H.R.620 Nickolas – Hello, my question is regarding public sidewalks. I understand that the typically required width is 5 feet, and if the sidewalk [...]

    • 37 min
    Episode 044 -Angela Jemmott, Executive Director California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA)

    Episode 044 -Angela Jemmott, Executive Director California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA)

    If you are not familiar with the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) or would like to know more about their efforts and directives, join us for an informative conversation with Angela Jemmott, Executive Director with the California Commission on Disability Access. In this episode, Angella talks about some of the Commissions achievements, accomplishments as well as [...]

    • 37 min
    Episode 043 -Vertical Access Not Required For A Medical Office…..?

    Episode 043 -Vertical Access Not Required For A Medical Office…..?

    Dave – In your opinion would an ophthalmology office on the second floor of an office building be required to have vertical access provided? An ophthalmologist is actually an MD, so I am thinking that the elevator exemption might not be allowed. Would it be different for an optometrist, chiropractor, dentist, etc. who are not [...]

    • 28 min

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