Americans with Disabilities Act: Key Issues for the Design and Construction Industry
DIANE Publishing, 1994 - 58 pages
Provides an overview of the ADA key compliance areas & their impact on employers, facility owners, & members of the design & construction industry. Includes presentation tools such as compliance flow charts for workplace training, & a key resource list for easy access to additional ADA information.
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Page 7 - has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities. • has a record of such an impairment. • is regarded as having such an impairment.
Page 13 - holds or desires and who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.
Page 13 - A qualified individual with a disability is an individual who satisfies the requisite skill, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the employment position
Page 40 - Areas that are used only as work areas shall be designed and constructed so that individuals with disabilities can approach, enter and exit the areas.
Page 53 - Office of the Attorney General, 28 CFR Part 35. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services; Final Rule
Page 14 - Is there any health-related reason you may not be able to perform the job for which you are applying? ' Have you had a major illness in the last five years?
Page 14 - physical defects which preclude you from performing certain kinds of work? If yes, describe such defects and specific work limitations. ' Do you have any disabilities or impairments that may affect your performance in the position for which you are applying?
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