Automatic Doors – Making Healthcare Accessible to All

Automatic doors, making healthcare accessible to all presentation, clarifies the relationship between the Equality Act, Building Design and Accessibility. This reviews the responsibilities of building owners, employers and service providers of how the provision of accessible facilities have evolved with the implementation of the Equality Act 2010 and its subsequent amendments.

The presentation then provides insight to specific areas of concern in respect of powered door systems, including studying common problem areas and identifying the relevant sections of the Building Regulations and British Standards that provide specific guidance on these issues.

The final aim of the presentation raises awareness of the general benefits of powered door systems, here we will review a project case study and discuss a range of different applications in a variety of building locations.