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BS 9999:2008 Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings

Based on government guidance and provides a best practice framework for fire safety. The standard outlines ways to test all aspects of your fire strategy, including easy access to exits, to ensure the safety of people in and around the buildings. This includes how to manage fire safety throughout the...

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BS 8300:2009+A1:2010 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice

Looks at the design of buildings and their ability to meet the requirements of disabled people. By offering best-practice recommendations, this standard explains how architectural design and the built environment can help disabled people to make the most of their surroundings

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BS 8300:2009+A1:2010 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people - Code of Practice

Looks at the design of buildings and their ability to meet the requirements of disabled people. By offering best-practice recommendations, this standard explains how architectural design and the built environment can help disabled people to make the most of their surroundings. BS 8300: 2009+A1: 2010 looks at how some facilities,...

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Building for Everyone series

Centre for Excellence in Universal Design in Ireland is a government agency which leads on Universal/Inclusive Design in Ireland. The website contains information supporting its principles of universal design including: "Building for Everyone: A Universal Design Approach" which provides comprehensive best practice guidance on how to design, build and manage...

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KIDS Inclusivity Assessment Tool for Play Spaces

A free self assessment tool built upon the 6 Inclusive Design Principles, taken from the Disability Rights Commission (now the Equality and Human Rights Commission). It is designed to be used as a checklist during the development and design of new or existing play spaces, so that all aspects have...

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KIDS Guide: Choosing our words - the power of language

A brief guide to raise awareness about the importance of language. KIDS takes its lead on language from the disabled people's movement and works to the social model and this guide gives examples of the words and phrases which use language that promotes dignity and respect for individuals and supports...

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KIDS Publication : Inclusion by Design

This is the third book in the Play work Inclusion Project (PIP) Guidelines Series. Packed with photos demonstrating good practice in inclusive design. This publication is aimed at planners, designers, parks and leisure officers as well as early years, play and childcare providers who want to ensure that the design...

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KIDS Publication : Everybody's Business

The fourth and final book in the Play work Inclusion Project (PIP) Guidelines Series, ‘Everybody’s Business’, offers all play, leisure and childcare providers practical advice, activities, and ideas on how best to include disabled children in a range of play settings. This publication is the culmination of the Play work Inclusion...

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Green Spaces Outdoor Environments for Adults with Autism

This publication describes how design can create beneficial green spaces for adults with autism to enjoy being out in the garden, while at the same time anticipating and managing the inevitable challenges of the unpredictable outdoors. It looks in particular at leisure, occupation and exercise activities, offering design guidance on...

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