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the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in 1995 it has become
commonplace for many shops, offices and public buildings to provide suitable
access into these places for less able people.
offer a full range of automatic doors for all applications where this will be
a necessity and as many safety factors have to be taken into consideration on
the installation of an automated door, this service is supply and fit only.
SLS have teamed up with qualified installers of automatic doors to ensure that
equipment is fitted fully in accordance with the standards outlined in the DDA.
brief, the Disability Discrimination Act outlines that any person having a disability
should be treated on an equal basis to an able bodied person in employment and
where goods and services can be offered to the individual.
2004, service providers have to make "reasonable adjustments" to the
physical features of their premises to overcome physical barriers to their services.
In anticipation of this legal requirement, developers and building managers
will want to make these adjustments well before 2004 and should call upon the
services architects and designers to find technical solutions to remove physical
barriers where the opportunity arises. It goes without saying that SLS can offer
areas of improvement within existing buildings would be any entrance or exit
route, fixtures, fittings and furnishings,.
more information on the Disability Discrimination Act, go to our Links section or click
below are some applications of automatic doors that SLS can supply and fit.
Also, it is well worth considering that these systems can be used in conjunction
with access control or door
entry systems as a complete security solution.