Public Buildings Must Be Accessibility Law-Compliant - DPWH

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Public Buildings Must Be Accessibility Law-Compliant - DPWH


ILOILO CITY (PIA) - The Department of Public Works and Highways is bent on finding out if government buildings and structures around the country are complying with the provisions of the Accessibility Law.

Secretary Rogelio Singson has recently directed all DPWH Regional Directors to conduct a comprehensive "accessibility audit" of all government buildings and structures in their areas of responsibilities.

In his memorandum dated July 12, 2010, Singson said the accessibility audit aims to determine whether these government structures are compliant with the provisions of Batas Pambansa Blg. 344 entitled, "An Act to Enhance Mobility of Disabled Persons by Requiring Certain Buildings, Institutions, Establishments, Public Utilities to Install Facilities and Other Devices."

Singson also directed the regional directors to submit a report containing the following - the number and location of government-owned buildings/structures inspected; list of government-owned buildings/structures which are found compliant with BP 344, indicating facilities installed therein and services provided; and list of government buildings/structures which are found not compliant with BP 344 and recommendations regarding accessibility facilities needed to be installed/constructed with corresponding estimates.

In Western Visayas, the DPWH regional office, which chairs the Sub-Committee on Accessibility of the Regional Council on Disability Affairs (RCDA) 6 has started to conduct an access audit not only of government buildings but also of private establishments in Iloilo City recently. …

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