Access Statement

The Equality Act 2010 brought together all anti-discrimination legislation into one Act and covers disability, race, gender, religious, sex and age discrimination and supersedes the Disability Discrimination Act. The Equality Act 2010 is not compliance based and not prescriptive in its requirements, and therefore the employer is advised that carrying out an Access Assessment or […]

Access Audit

An access audit is a means of assessing the features of an environment (building or external area) and services in terms of accessibility. It will consider the environment and method of service delivery to meet the needs of existing and potential users, whether they are staff, visitors or customers. It is a process through which […]

National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC)

NRAC is an independent register of accredited Access Auditors and Access Consultants who meet professional standards and criteria established by a peer review system. It is a UK-wide accreditation service for individuals who undertake access auditing and access consultancy. ABT Safety Ltd currently has 2 members of staff who hold Consultant Membership of the National […]

Reasonable Adjustment

Reasonable adjustment is a means by which a service provider can ensure the environment is suitable to meet the needs of a disabled person. The term reasonable adjustment can be considered as subjective, and might be perceived in differing ways by individuals. However, if you consider the definition of reasonable as ‘having sound judgement, fair […]