Category AODA

When you hear Optimal Performance Consultants talk about Human Factors in Accessible Design this is what we mean

In OPC Inc’s Ergonomic, Human Factors and Accessible Design practice we find that many clients and even the general public are not aware of how these three areas of expertise are interrelated and necessary to have in place for the design of the workplace, buildings and websites to name a few. While ergonomics takes care […]

Meeting Ontario’s AODA requirements: Accessible conferences and events checklist – Corporate Meetings Network Magazine

Meeting Ontario’s AODA requirements: Accessible conferences and events checklist – Corporate Meetings Network.

Making Elevator Modernization Decisions – Facilities Management Elevators Feature – WHERE IS THE ACCESSIBILITY?

When your condo or office tower is modernizing elevators this is the perfect and lower cost time to ensure accessible design is part of this. Some of the design features to consider as both beset practice in design as well as to ensure compliance with the new Ontario Building Code include: -mirrors in the back […]

Classic Displays: OPC’s Accessibility team reviewed Seating and Benches & Approves!

Classic Displays: Increase Accessibility with Accessible Seating via Classic Displays: Increase Accessibility with Accessible Seating. As part of the new IASR under the AODA for Ontario Public Spaces must also include accessible design. Have a look at these benches and let us know what makes these benches more accessible for aging and disabled users. OPC […]

BOMA-Toronto AODA Breakfast Seminar March 24th Jane Sleeth OPC Inc

Breakfast Seminar BOMA- Toronto The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is the Law. What Building Owners and Facility Managers must know in order to Comply. Tuesday, March 24 2015 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Acadian Court – 401 Bay Street West The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is an […]

Trends regarding Ergonomics and Accessibility for Managers to learn more about

What is Ergonomics? ….the frustrating thing about ergonomics is two fold; 1. many companies think ergonomics is about “posture” and buying equipment which represents a very limited approach to ergonomics and 2. when people who are not qualified ergonomists such as patient practitioners including chiropractors, ot’s and PT’s or equipment and furniture sales people get […]

TLOMA – TLOMA February 2015 Jane Sleeth featured in a timely AODA Article for Law Firms

TLOMA – TLOMA February 2015. Article by Jane Sleeth of OPC Inc re what is next for compliance with the AODA for Law Practices in Ontario.