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Required ADA Signs for Vancouver WA Offices

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We have a lot of laughs around the ol’ blog, but today, we’d like to address something serious. Facilities throughout Vancouver need to be easily accessible to people of all abilities. There are many reasons for this. First of all, it’s just cruel to discriminate against people because they’re handicapped. Secondly, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires you to accommodate everyone. If you fail to do so, you’re leaving yourself open to complaints, lawsuits, loss of sales, and stern looks from us. Are You ADA Compliant? Some of the standards covered in the ADA apply to the signage you use. Fortunately, the mighty sign makers at Specialty Graphic Solutions know all about ADA signs for Vancouver, WA offices. Here are some markers you may want to consider: ADA Braille Restroom Signs – When most people think of interior ADA signs, these restroom signs come to mind. We have dozens of high-contrast standard color combinations in non-glare acrylic or other materials. In addition to the standard men’s and women’s signs, we can also fabricate gender neutral restroom signs and the updated active handicap symbol. Area of Rescue Signs – Living in the Pacific Northwest, there’s always the threat of “the Big One” hitting. Even if the Big One never comes, there’s the potential for minor emergencies. When your building needs to be evacuated and elevators aren’t an option, do rescue workers know where to go to help handicapped people in the building? Set up areas of refuge in your facility, and denote these areas with ADA signs. Accessible Amenities – Many venues have different access points for people in wheelchairs or for those with mobility issues. How do differently-abled individuals know where to go? One way to guide them is with handicapped accessible directional signs. This is also helpful for…

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