A building audit allows managers and building owners to understand the access problems which are causing obstructions or possible harm to disabled, elderly or people with mobility restrictions. Below are a few building audit examples by land use
Hotels and Spas
Does reception desk have lowered section for wheelchairs?
Does hotel have disabled car parking space?
Does reception desk have hearing loop?
Is the elevator suitable for wheelchair users?
Cafes and Restaurants
Are there steps at the main entrance to cafe?
Are there any obstacles in front of the entrance that may block access?
Does the entrance door open automatically on approach?
Are menus available in large print or braille format?
Schools and Universities
Are there any obstacles in corridor that block movement?
Does the school have sanitary facilities for disabled students?
Do stairs have tactile warning surfaces for visually impaired?
Are roll under desks provided for wheelchair users?
Shops and Malls
Does the entrance have doors or any obstacles in entrance way?
Do the stairs have handrails?
Do the stairs have steps with a colour contrasting nosing?
Is the elevator easily visible with colour contrast door and call buttons?
Offices and Workplaces
Is there a clear and non obstructed circulation route around office?
Do meeting rooms have clear circulation space and turning space for wheelchairs?
Do refreshment areas have lowered worktops or recessed space for wheelchair users?
Is disabled parking available to staff and visitors?
Do ablution facilities have areas for wheelchair users?
Is there clear entrance free from shoes and other obstructions?
Are there a ramp at the building entrance? Is the gradient compliant?
Do disabled car parking spaces have access zones on both sides of vehicle?
Banks and Service Centres
Is entrance door wide enough?
Are there any steps at the entrance?
What type of doors are available at the entrance?
Are there obstacles on the street that obstruct entrance?
ComplyPOD is available for a variety of building types from standalone buildings to single interior units