Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview
This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to facility design.
For individuals with disabilities, the Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications.
This 2 PDH online course is intended for all engineers involved in the design of facilities accessible to the public and regulated by the
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with the types of facilities covered
- Understanding "public accommodation"
- Learning about the various requirements for accessible facilities
- Understanding when a "direct threat" to health or safety is present
- Understanding "readily achievable" barrier removal for existing facilities
- Familiarizing with the legal enforcement mechanisms available
- Learning about available tax credits and deductions for employers
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview" which is based on the original document (http://www.ada.gov/qandaeng.htm) published by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), last updated on
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