Attachment L: Access to County Programs Housed in Others' Facilities

 

 

Within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will request that the owner of each of the following facilities make the following modifications to that facility. The request will specify that the modifications be completed within one year of the request. The County will simultaneously send a courtesy copy of each request to the Department.

 

 

1. Women's Wellness Center, located at 4053 Silver Hill Road, Suitland.

 

a. Front Entrance. The landing on the exterior side is not level, and the threshold is greater than 1 inch due to settling of the sidewalk. Provide a door so that the floor or ground area within the required clearances is level and clear. Ensure that the threshold is no greater than inch, or is no greater than inch and is beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Standards § 4.5.2, 4.13.6, §§ 4.13.8 Fig. 25.

 

b. Women's Single User Toilet Room

 

1.) The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and does not have raised and Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

2.) No accessible mirror has been provided. Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.19.6.

 

3.) The toilet seat cover dispenser is mounted above the toilet. Provide a toilet seat cover dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

4.) The side grab bar at the toilet is 36 inches long. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser. Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

5.) The rear grab bar at the toilet is 24 inches long. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

c. Alarms. Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, no visual alarm devices are provided. Provide visual alarm devices in toilet rooms and any other general usage areas (e.g., meeting rooms), hallways, lobbies, and any other area for common use. Such devices shall be integrated into the facility alarm system and shall meet the requirements of the Standards for lamp type, color, pulse duration, intensity, and flash rate. Visual alarm appliances shall be placed 80 inches above the highest floor level within the space or 6 inches below the ceiling, whichever is lower. Visual alarm appliances shall be located such that no place in any room or space, including common corridors or hallways, required to have a visual alarm appliance shall be more than 50 feet from the signal. In large rooms and spaces exceeding 100 feet across, without obstructions 6 feet above the finished floor, devices may be placed around the perimeter, spaced a maximum of 100 feet apart, in lieu of suspending appliances from the ceiling. Standards § 4.28.3.

 

2. Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff, located at 1601 McCormick Drive, Largo.

 

a. Parking. Although the parking lot has 2 parking spaces designated as reserved for people with disabilities, there is no van accessible space, the designated accessible spaces have a slope exceeding 1:50, and one of the designated accessible spaces does not have an access aisle. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide at least 1 van accessible space designated as reserved for people with disabilities. Ensure that van accessible spaces are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Ensure that all spaces and access aisles for persons with disabilities are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Curb Ramp. The curb ramp from the designated accessible parking to the entrance has a slope exceeding 1:12, and the slope of the flared sides exceeds 1:10. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

 

c. Main Entrance. The main entrance door, which is accessed through a front approach, has only 9 inches of maneuvering clearance on the pull side. On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d. Interior Signage. Throughout the building, the permanent room signage does not have raised and Braille characters, is not mounted with its centerline at 60 inches above the finished floor, the character height is not e to 2 inches, and the characters are not in upper case lettering. . Provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

e. Sheriff's Reception Area

 

1.) The pressure required to open the interior door is 18 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

2.) The door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it does not have adequate maneuvering clearance on the push side. On the push side of the door, provide a clear path of travel for a side approach at least 42 inches wide and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

 

f. Men's Public Toilet Room with Stalls

 

1.) The pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

2.) The door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, has only 6 inches of maneuvering clearance on the pull side. On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 48 inches wide for a side approach and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

 

3.) The lavatory hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Standards § 4.19.4.

 

4.) No stall accessible to wheelchair users is provided. Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

 

5.) No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

g. Women's Public Toilet Room with Stalls

 

1.) The pressure required to open the door is 12 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

2.) The door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, has only 6 maneuvering clearance width on the pull side. On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 48 inches wide for a side approach and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

 

3.) The towel dispenser is mounted with the controls 57 inches above the finished floor. Provide a towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

4.) The lavatory hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Standards § 4.19.4.

 

5.) No stall accessible to wheelchair users is provided. Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

h. North Drinking Fountain. Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping. This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people. Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

3. Laurel Health Department, located at 13976 Baltimore Avenue, Laurel.

 

a. Parking. There are no van accessible parking spaces provided. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide at least 1 van accessible space a minimum of 96 inches wide, served by an access aisle at least 96 inches wide, with a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and with an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5)(b), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Route to Entrance. The route to the entrance has a slope of up to 8.3% and has no handrails. Provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 inches in diameter with a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp, extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface. Ensure that handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1 inches from the wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post, and that they do not rotate within their fittings. Standards §§ 4.1.2(1), 4.1.2(2), 4.8.5.

 

c. Entrance. The entrance door has a slope of 4.9% within the door's required maneuvering clearance. Provide a door so that the floor or ground area within the required clearances is level and clear. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(a), 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

 

d. Interior Signage. The signage provided is inaccessible. Provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

e. Business Office. The counter is 43 inches high. Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 4.1.1(2), 7.2(2), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

 

f. Office Doors. The pressure required to open the doors is 10 pounds. Provide doors that require no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

g. Drinking Fountain near Hall Toilet Rooms

 

1.) The drinking fountain has a spout that is 42 inches above the finished floor. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, and that otherwise complies with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.1.3(10), 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

2.) The drinking fountain controls require 9 pounds of force to operate. Provide a drinking fountain with controls mounted on or near the front edge that are operable with one hand, that require 5 lbf or less to operate, and that can be operated without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. Standards §§ 4.1.3(10), 4.15.4, 4.27.4.

 

h. Men's Single User Toilet Room near Maternal Health Center

 

1.) The sign is mounted on the door. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

2.) The pressure required to open the door is 13 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

3.) The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the toilet. Ensure that no door swings into the required clear floor space at any accessible fixture. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.2.

 

4.) No accessible mirror has been provided. Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.6.

 

5.) The side grab bar at the toilet is 24 inches long. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29(b).

 

i. Women's Single User Toilet Room near Maternal Health Center

 

1.) The sign is mounted on the door. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

2.) The pressure required to open the door is 13 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

3.) The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the toilet. Ensure that no door swings into the required clear floor space at any accessible fixture. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.2.

 

4.) No accessible mirror has been provided. Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.6.

 

5.) The side grab bar at the toilet is 24 inches long. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, Fig. 29(b).

 

j. Women's Toilet Room with Stalls (in hallway)

 

1.) The toilet room sign is mounted on the door 66 inches above the finished floor. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

2.) The pressure required to open the door is 12 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

3.) The door has knob hardware. Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.9.

 

4.) The lavatory is 25 inches high to the bottom of the apron. Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

 

5.) The top of the toilet seat is 16 inches above the finished floor. Provide a toilet with a seat that measures 17 to 19 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.16.3, 4.17.2, Fig. 30(d).

 

6.) No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

7.) The toilet paper dispenser is mounted 52 inches from the rear wall. Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

 

8.) The side grab bar at the toilet is mounted 13 inches from the rear wall. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, Figs. 30(a), (d).

 

9.) There is no rear grab bar provided at the toilet. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

 

k. Men's Toilet Room with Stalls (in hallway)

 

1.) The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

2.) The pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

3.) The door has knob hardware. Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.13.9.

 

4.) The lavatory is 25 inches high to the bottom of the apron. Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

 

5.) No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.1.3(12)(a), 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

6.) The toilet paper dispenser is mounted 45 inches from the rear wall. Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

 

7.) The side grab bar at the toilet is 36 inches long and is mounted 14 inches from the rear wall. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, Figs. 30(a), (d).

 

8.) There is no rear grab bar provided at the toilet. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

 

4. County Health Department, located at 1801 McCormick Dr., Largo.

 

a. Parking

 

1.) The designated van accessible parking space has an access aisle 77 inches wide, and one designated accessible parking space has no access aisle. At each standard accessible space, provide an access aisle at least 60 inches wide. At each van accessible space, provide an access aisles at least 96 inches wide. Ensure that all access aisles are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6.3, Fig. 9.

 

2.) Most of the designated accessible parking spaces have no vertical signage. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. 2nd Floor Drinking Fountain. The drinking fountain has a spout that is 41 inches above the finished floor. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. Standards §§ 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

c. Offices

 

1.) The pressure required to open the door to Adult Health Programs in Room 2 is 16 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

2.) The door to the Adult Health Programs conference room has knob hardware. Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards § 4.13.9.

 

3.) The pressure required to open the door to the Addiction Center in Room 250 is 9 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

d. Elevator. There is no hoistway signage provided. Provide signage at hoistway entrances with raised and Braille floor designations on both jambs such that the centerline of the characters is 60 inches above the finished floor and the characters are 2 inches high. Standards § 4.10.5, Fig. 20.

 

e. 2nd Floor Toilet Rooms with Stalls

 

1.) The lavatories are 36 inches high to the top of the counter. In each room, provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31. Standards § 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

 

2.) No accessible coat hook has been provided in either room. In each room, provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

3.) The rear grab bar at the toilet in each designated accessible stall is 24 inches long and is mounted 17 to 18 inches from the side wall. In each accessible stall, provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall. Standards § 4.17.6, Fig. 30.

 

4.) The designated accessible stall door in each room has hardware that requires twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide an accessible stall door with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that can be used with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist (lever-operated, push-type, and electronically controlled mechanisms are examples of acceptable designs). Standards § 4.27.4.

 

5. Prince George's County Health Department WIC Program, located at 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville.

 

a. Main Reception. The pressure required to open the door is 12 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

b. Elevator

 

1.) There is no hoistway signage provided. Provide signage at hoistway entrances with raised and Braille floor designations on both jambs such that the centerline of the characters is 60 inches above the finished floor and the characters are 2 inches high. Standards § 4.10.5, Fig. 20.

 

2.) The emergency communications are not identified by raised lettering, the door to the communications device requires tight grasping or pinching to open, and voice communications are required to operate it. Provide a two-way communication system such that it does not require voice communication, the highest operable part is a maximum of 48 inches above the finished floor of the car, and it is identified by a raised symbol and lettering located adjacent to the device. If the system uses a handset, ensure that the length of the cord from the panel to the handset is at least 29 inches. If the system is located in a closed compartment, ensure that the compartment door hardware operates without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. Standards § 4.10.14.