What about ADA requirements and International standards?

ADA General Guidelines

In the United States, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, programs and services provided by state and local government, goods and services provided by private companies, and in commercial facilities.

This Act includes provisions to accommodate hard of hearing people, including incorporating Assistive Listening Systems in new building construction, in alterations or renovations to buildings and facilities of private companies providing goods or services to the public. It also requires that State and local governments provide access for the hard of hearing in programs offered to the public.

2010 Notice of Changes in the ADA Standards for Accessible Design

In 2010 the Department of Justice’s revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 were published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010.

To review the complete scope and technical requirements for new construction and alterations resulting from the adoption of revised 2010 Standards in the final rules for Title II (28 CFR part 35) and Title III (28 CFR part 36) go to http://www.ada.gov/2010ADAstandards_index.htm

All of Brown Audio Service products comply with ADA guidelines.  We can help you meet ADA standards for assistive listening.

The International loop standard – IEC 60118-4

The international standard for assessment of hearing loops, IEC 60118-4 was developed to ensure that loop systems all over the world are designed and installed to reach a quality that sufficiently will assist hearing disabled people. Any loop system has to be adjusted in such a way that the demands of the standard are met.  If the hearing loop complies with the standard a certificate is completed and included in the technical documentation of the venue.

Brown Audio Service technicians have been trained to design and install loops to this certification.