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All Service Providers The DDA Affects You Do Not Ingnore This Article
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Part Three applies to all "services Providers" that is, anyone who provides goods or services to the public, whether for profit or not. Accordingly, the scope of the DDA is enormous, covering for example churches, retailers, schools, leisure facilities & hospitals.
DID YOU KNOW?
On 2nd December 1996 it became unlawful for service providers to treat a disabled person less favourably than a non-disabled person for a reason relating to their disability.
ARE YOU AWARE?
- Alter practices, policies or procedures that make it impossible or unreasonably difficult for a disabled person to use their services; and
- Provide Auxiliary Aids or services to assist a disabled person to access their services.
WHAT ARE YOU DOING NOW?
Since 1st October 2004 Service Providers are obliged to have made reasonable adjustments to any physical features of their premises which present a barrier to access for disabled people. This must be done by altering, removing or adjusting building features, or by providing a reasonable means of avoiding a feature which presents the barrier to access.
If you are unsure whether the DDA 1995 affects you and your business and need further information then you can contact us at www.centralsafetyconsultancy.co.uk and someone will more than happy to help.
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