New ADA pool rules may reduce access

 

New ADA pool rules may reduce access

The Star Democrat

M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News
M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

As a private club the Elks is exempt from compliance with the Civil Rights Act, which Tyler said is used as the metric for deciding the necessity of ADA compliance. Of particular concern was a regular event the group holds for the Boy Scouts of America.

Pool Facilities Get Another Extension to Be ADA Compliant

Pool Facilities Get Another Extension to Be ADA Compliant

Stephanie Francis Ward

ADA Compliance
ADA Compliance

Hotels, water parks, and other facilities with pools recently got another extension to comply with American Disability Act standards

Pool access for the disabled sparks controversy

Pool access for the disabled sparks controversy
WRAL.com
There’s a longstanding exemption in the law which says existing facilities can avoid an ADA requirement if they determine compliance is not “readily achievable.” That’s pretty ambiguous, but as defined in the law it basically means you’re eligible for …

ADA Contractors

ADA Contractors

M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Contractor
M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Contractor

M1 Construction, Inc. is a respected ADA Compliance specialist.  M1 Construction, Inc. is the ADA Compliance Contractor for Westfield Malls throughout Southern California amongst many other commercial clients.

As a Licensed General contractor they can resolve all ADA Compliance issues for new or existing buildings including interiors and exteriors. From curb ramp, path of travel, asphalt, restro0ms, concrete work to signage, M1 does it all. M1 Construction, Inc. provides a detailed report with a stamp of approval by ADA Compliance certified professionals.

M1 Construction, Inc. has assisted  landlords and commercial real-estate owners with corrections thereby preventing ADA lawsuits regarding all non Compliance ADA problems.

M1 Construction, Inc. is located in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, California.

ADA compliance costs challenge San Luis Obispo County pool owners

ADA compliance costs challenge San Luis Obispo County pool owners

 

ADA Compliance Pool
ADA Compliance Pool

San Luis Obispo Tribune

31 under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The costs of compliance can be steep for hoteliers, schools and others. By Tribune staff and wire reports Federal laws designed to improve access to public swimming pools and spas for people with

Motel pools rush to become compliant with updated ADA

Motel pools rush to become compliant with updated ADA

North Platte Telegraph

“Although they had 18 months to comply, people are people and they wait until the last minute,” she said. “All the manufacturers are building as fast as we can to meet the demand, but lifts are specific to the types of pools that people have.

DOJ Postpones ADA Compliance Date for Pool Lifts : Hospitality …

DOJ Postpones ADA Compliance Date for Pool Lifts : Hospitality

By Kara M. Maciel

By: Kara Maciel On March 15, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) had temporarily postponed compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards.

OUR VIEW: Should feds step back from edge over pool rules?

 

OUR VIEW: Should feds step back from edge over pool rules?

Pool ADA Compliance
Pool ADA Compliance

Muncie Star Press

Some Indiana cities and towns with public swimming pools are scrambling to come up with money to make their facilities compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA has greatly opened up the access to buildings parks and other facilities

Hotels with pools want to tweak new disabled-access rule

Hotels with pools want to tweak new disabled-access rule

Pool lift ADA Compliance LA Time
Pool lift ADA Compliance LA Time

Los Angeles Time

The rule requires hotels and recreation centers with public pools or spas to install or order permanent lifts or pool ramps by May 21. Many hotels want to extend the deadline and allow portable lifts.

Problems at the pool

Problems at the poolThe Economist (blog)

Act (ADA) to mean that such facilities were required; previously, many pools had portable, temporary lifts. The permanent versions cost between $2500 and $6500, plus $1000 to $3000 in installation costs, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs

Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs

ADA Compliance Pools
ADA Compliance Pools

Aquatics International

C.) introduced a bipartisan bill, the “Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act,” to require a one-year extension for compliance with the ADA pool-lift requirement. It also allows portable lifts and prohibits lawsuits against

U.S. may extend deadline for public pool accessibility

U.S. may extend deadline for public pool accessibility
Chillicothe Gazette
In January, the DOJ released technical standards that tell hotels how to make sure their pools comply with the ADA. The 2010 ADA standards did not specify whether mechanical pool lifts must be portable or “fixed” — permanently installed to the pool.

Pools scramble to meet ADA requirements

Pools scramble to meet ADA requirementsHerald Times Reporter

Other pools must comply by May 21. But some officials in Indiana cities hope they can get an extension for their struggling facilities, and many pool operators say they’re still confused about whether a portable lift is sufficient and say they’re

Attica learns pool must meet ADA rules

Attica learns pool must meet ADA rules

Tiffin Advertiser Tribune

must be ADA accessible by the March date, but the White House issued a 60-day extension March 15 until May 15. The Department of Justice is considering a possible six-month extension for additional time for compliance, according to its website.

DOJ Extends ADA Compliance Date for Pools and Spas

DOJ Extends ADA Compliance Date for Pools and Spas

RegBlog (blog)

In a decision applauded yesterday by the US Small Business Administration, the Department of Justice (DOJ) recently pushed back to May 2012 the date by which owners or operators of pools and spas must comply with new disability accesss standards.

Delaying the Compliance Date for Swimming Pool Lift Requirements …

Delaying the Compliance Date for Swimming Pool Lift Requirements

By Tara Gorman

On March 15, 2012, the Attorney General signed a final rule extending the date for compliance with the ADA’s new accessibility to swimming pool requirements (e.g., pool lifts) sixty days to May 21, 2012. Shortly thereafter, the Department

State Relaxes New Pool Regs

State Relaxes New Pool Regs
The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Hundreds of pools and spas in the resort area and thousands more across the state facing mandatory new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards got a little relief last week when the deadline for compliance was extended amid …

Government Grants ADA Compliance Extension

Government Grants ADA Compliance Extension
By Kendra Kozen, Aquatics International | 3.16.2012
Responding to concerns from pool industry experts and a hotel/ lodging industry coalition, the White House issued a 60-day extension for compliance with requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Compliance Extended 60 Days!

ADA Compliance Extended 60 Days!

March 16, 2012

Summary of ADA Compliance Delay:

  • On March 15, 2012 Attorney General Eric Holder signed a rule extending the date of compliance that relates to the provision of accessible entry and exit for public pools
  • Changes the compliance date to 60 days after March 15th (May 14th)
  • Allows additional time to address misunderstandings regarding compliance

Fed pool rules could cost Greeley $28000

Fed pool rules could cost Greeley $28000

Greeley Gazette

by Jack Minor – The city of Greeley is poised to spend up to $28000 to install wheelchair lifts at its pool facilities in order to comply with the Obama administration’s new interpretation of rules it issued two years ago. March 15 was the deadline for