We are all aware of what disability discrimination is and how there is strictly no place for it. But did you know that as an employer or a business, you may be discriminating without realising it? It’s important to keep up to date with the appropriate rules and regulations concerning disability discrimination.
As an employer you are required to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace to allow disabled employees to work or to continue to work. One way to make sure this happens is by having platform lifts available for wheelchair users, especially if your office is on a higher floor that isn’t accessible through a ramp. Platform lifts provide the space needed to accommodate a wheelchair user comfortably and are the ideal solution for disabled access.
Everyone needs to have access to facilities, goods and services; it’s your basic right as a consumer. If you are disabled you also have other rights which protect you against discrimination. No matter what size the company is, or what service or goods they are providing, they must adhere to and honour these rights. Again, one way to ensure every customer, regardless of their ability, can access your facilities, good or services, is to ensure your building or company is fitted with platform lifts.
Here at Sheridan Lifts, we can install platform lifts for both commercial and domestic use. We use Glide-Hi Rise platform lifts and they’re incredibly easy to install. This model can also be tailored and configured to incorporate certain design features to suit your particular requirements. One of the main benefits is that they can be fitted in the most awkward sites. Ensure your building is fully accessible and find out more information on our platform lifts today!