Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann
978-741-0077 Voice, 27 Congress Street, Suite 107, Salem, MA 01970
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Solimine, Landergan & Richardson Funeral Home - Ocean Street

APAB Final Score 94/100 | Survey Date: 3/30/12

Entrance, Unisex Restroom, Path of Travel, Elevator,


Parking

Does the business have it's own parking lot for it's patrons? >>>>>>>>>>>>> If YES, proceed with the questions below. If no, proceed to the next section. x  Any person/business who has lawful control of improved or enclosed private property used as off-street parking for businesses, auditoriums, sporting or recreational facilities, cultural centers, or general public use where the public has the right of access as invitees or licensees, shall cause such parking areas, including temporary parking areas, to comply with 521CMR.

1 Is there handicapped parking (HP) in this businesses lot? x   23.1 thru 23.8 4.1.2.(5)/ 4.6
2 Does the parking area have the correct number of HP spaces? x  2 of 26 total - no access aisles 23.2.1 4.1.2.5a
3 Is there a HP sign permanently located at a height of not less than five feet (5' = 1524mm), nor more than eight feet (8' = 2438) to the top of the sign?  x no signs, HP symbol painted on ground 23.6.4 4.6.4
4 Is the HP space the closest parking space to the entrance? x  adjacent to front sidewalk 23.3.1 4.6.2
5 Is there at least 1 HP space that has an access aisle with (diagonal stripes) that is a minimum 8 ft. wide making the space "van accessible"?  x  23.2.2 & 23.4.6b 4.1.2.5b
6 Is the "van accessible" HP space marked with "van accessible" sign?   x 23.6.3 4.6.4
7 Are the additional HP spaces a minimum 8 feet wide with an access aisle minimum 5 feet wide?  x no access aisle, front HP space 12'6" wide, side HP space 9'3" wide 23.4.1 & 23.4.6b 4.6.3/.6
8 Where a sidewalk is provided, is there a curb cut in front of the access aisle? See fig. 23a on Survey Guide.   xlot and sidewalk at same level 23.5 4.6.6

Entrance

1 Does the entrance door have a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches? x  double doors 34" each for 68" clear width 26.5 4.13.5
2 Does the external door have a pull pressure of 15lbs or less? x  10 lbs. 26.8.1a 4.13.11
3 Does the internal door have a pull pressure of 5lbs or less?   x 26.8.1b 4.13.11
4 Is the threshold inch or less, and beveled on both sides, for ease of walk/rollover? x   26.1 4.13.8
5 If there is a vestibule, is there room for a person in a wheelchair to enter first door completely and then open second door? See figure 25a and 25b x  no second door 25.3 4.13.7

6 Does the business have a ramp for it's patrons? If YES proceed with the questions below. If no, check N/A and proceed to question 15 on Stairs.   x 24.1 thru 24.10 4.8
7 Does the ramp have a gradual slope of 8.3% or less?     24.2.1 4.8.2
8 Is there a 5'x5' level landing at the top and bottom of ramp?     24.4 4.8.4
9 Is there a top and bottom railing on each side of the ramp?     24.5.2 4.8.5
10 Is the top railing between 34 and 38 inches from the surface of the ramp to the top of the railing?     24.5.2 4.8.5
11 Is the bottom railing between 18 and 20 inches from the surface of the ramp to the top of the railing?     24.5.2 -
12 Are the railings smooth and continuous?     24.5.3 4.8.5
13 If applicable, is the clear space between the handrail and an adjacent wall 1-1/2 inches?     24.5.8 4.8.5
14 Do the railings extend 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp?     24.5.4 4.8.5

15 Are there stairs to enter the business? If YES, proceed with the questions below. If no, check N/A and proceed to Restroom Section.   x - -
16 Are the step overhangs no greater than 1/2 inch?     27.3 4.9.3
17 On straight stairway sections, are there continuous handrails on both sides of the stairs?     27.4.1 4.9.4
18 If applicable, is the clear space between the handrail and an adjacent wall 1 1/2 inches?     27.4.7 4.9.4
19 Is the top of the handrail between 34 and 38 inches above the stair?     27.4.2 4.9.4
20 Does the handrail extend at least 12 inches beyond the top riser? Note: extension not needed if it poses a safety hazard or if space does not permit.     27.4.3 4.9.4
21 Does the handrail extend at least 12 inches plus the width of 1 tread beyond the bottom riser? Note: extension not needed if it poses a safety hazard or if space does not permit.     27.4.3 4.9.4

22 Does the business have a wheelchair lift for it's patrons? If YES proceed with the questions below. If no, check N/A and proceed to Restroom sections.   x - -
23 If the lift is key operated, is there a buzzer / intercom system to enable user to communicate with building to get key to use lift?     28.12.2d -
24 Is the lift platform a minimum of 36 inches wide by 54 inches deep?     28.12.2d -

Men's Restroom

Does the business provide a Men's restroom that is open to the public, if not, check No and proceed to next section.  x

1 Is the path of travel leading to the restroom a minimum of 3 feet wide?     30.2 4.22.1
2 Does the restroom door have a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches?     26.5 4.13.5
3 Does the restroom door have a push/pull pressure of 5 lbs or less?     26.8.1 4.13.11
4 Are the dimensions of the accessible stall a minimum 60 inches x 60 inches with an outward swinging door (or 60 x 60 inches beyond the swing of an inward swinging door) to allow a person using a wheelchair to maneuver into the stall and close the door?     Default to ADA Code 4.22/23
5 Is there a grab bar on both the side and in back of the toilet?     30.8 4.17.6
6 Are the grab bars mounted between 33 and 36 inches above and parallel to the floor?     30.8.2 4.16.3
7 Is the top of the toilet seat between 17 and 19 inches from the floor?     30.7.3 4.16.3
8 Is the toilet paper dispenser mounted below the grab bar and at a height where the center line of the paper roll is at least 24 inches from the floor?     30.7.6 4.16.6
9 Are the soap and paper towel dispenser controls mounted at a maximum height of 42 inches from the floor?     30.12 4.2.5/6
10 Can the handles on the faucet be easily used with a closed fist?     30.9.6 4.19.5
11 Is there clear access to all functional parts of the restroom?     30.9.6 4.19.5

Women's Restroom

Does the business provide a Women's restroom that is open to the public, if not, check No and proceed to next section.  x

1 Is the path of travel leading to the restroom a minimum of 3 feet wide?     30.2 4.22.1
2 Does the restroom door have a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches?     26.5 4.13.5
3 Does the restroom door have a push/pull pressure of 5 lbs or less?     26.8.1 4.13.11
4 Are the dimensions of the accessible stall a minimum 60 inches x 60 inches with an outward swinging door (or 60 x 60 inches beyond the swing of an inward swinging door) to allow a person using a wheelchair to maneuver into the stall and close the door?     Default to ADA Code 4.22/23
5 Is there a grab bar on both the side and in back of the toilet?     30.8 4.17.6
6 Are the grab bars mounted between 33 and 36 inches above and parallel to the floor?     30.8.2 4.16.3
7 Is the top of the toilet seat between 17 and 19 inches from the floor?     30.7.3 4.16.3
8 Is the toilet paper dispenser mounted below the grab bar and at a height where the center line of the paper roll is at least 24 inches from the floor?     30.7.6 4.16.6
9 Are the soap and paper towel dispenser controls mounted at a maximum height of 42 inches from the floor?     30.12 4.2.5/6
10 Can the handles on the faucet be easily used with a closed fist?     30.9.6 4.19.5
11 Is there clear access to all functional parts of the restroom?     30.9.6 4.19.5

Unisex Restroom

If business provides a Unisex restroom in lieu of fully accessible men's and/or women's restroom, if not, check No and proceed to next section. x 

1 Is the path of travel leading to the restroom a minimum of 3 feet wide? x  about 10 ft wide 30.2 4.22.1
2 Does the restroom door have a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches? x  34 inches 26.5 4.13.5
3 Does the restroom door have a push/pull pressure of 5 lbs or less?   xfree swinging door 26.8.1 4.13.11

4 ...a minimum 18 inches from the center line of toilet to the nearest side wall (measured from center line of toilet)? x  18 inches 30.7.2 4.16
5 ...a minimum 42 inches from the center line of toilet to the farthest side wall or the closest edge of an adjacent fixture (measured from center line of toilet)? x  50 inches to sink 30.7.2 4.16
6 ...have at least 42 inches clearance between the front edge of the water closet and the nearest wall or fixture? x  72 inches 30.7.2 4.16

7 Is there a grab bar on both the side and in back of the toilet? x   30.8 4.17.6
8 Are the grab bars mounted between 33 and 36 inches above and parallel to the floor? x  both are 35 inches high 30.8.2 4.16.3
9 Is the top of the toilet seat between 17 and 19 inches from the floor? x  18 inches 30.7.3 4.16.3
10 Is the toilet paper dispenser mounted below the grab bar and at a height where the center line of the paper roll is at least 24 inches from the floor? x  23 inch high 30.7.6 4.16.6
11 Are the soap and paper towel dispenser controls mounted at a maximum height of 42 inches from the floor? x  towel dispenser 37 inches high, soap 41 inches high 30.12 4.2.5/6
12 Can the handles on the faucet be easily used with a closed fist? x  flat handles 30.9.6 4.19.5
13 Is there clear access to all functional parts of the restroom? x   - -

Seating and Tables

1 Is the path of travel between seating/tables a minimum of 3 feet wide? x  40 inch path of travel - downstairs dining area 35.3 5.3
2 Are there non-fixed tables/seats provided? x   35.1 5.1/5.3
3 Are those non-fixed accessible tables located in various areas throughout the restaurant/dining area? x   35.2 5.1/5.3

4 ...have knee clearance that is a minimum of 27 inches high from the floor to the bottom edge of the table? x  28 inches high 35.5 4.32.3
5 ...have a table top height between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor? x  29 1/2 inches above floor 35.6 4.32.4
6 ...have a side-to-side clear knee space that is a minimum of 30 inches wide? x  no side barriers (e.g. table legs) 35.5 4.32.3

7 Does the place of assembly have fixed seating for a minimum of 4 persons? If yes, answer questions 8 through 12. If not, check N/A.   xno fixed seats 14.2/3 4.33
8 Are accessible wheelchair spaces provided which are 36 inches wide x 60 inches long and on a flat and level surface?     14.4.2 4.33
9 Are the accessible seats on an accessible route a minimum of 36 inches wide?     14.4.2 4.33

10 Is at least one companion fixed seat or portable seat, provided next to each wheelchair seating space, for designated use by a companion?     14.4.3 4.33
11 Is the companion seat comparable to the seats for the general public, i.e., comfort, cup holders, etc?     14.4.3 -
12 Is signage installed indicating that the seats are reserved as companion seating for the accessible seating areas?     14.4.3 4.1.2(7), 4.1.3(16)

Services

1 Does the business allow service animals in the establishment? x   - -

Communication

1 Does the business offer services, products, menus or information in an accessible format? x   - 36.303A/2

If above answer is yes, what means of communication do they provide as a reasonable accommodation? (i.e. Braille,large print, recorded media, electronic)  xxx

If above answer is no, what means of communication do they provide as a reasonable accommodation? Describe in comments section.

2 If the hall, playhouse, auditorium or meeting room accommodates 50 persons or more- OR - has an audio amplification system AND fixed seating is there a permanently installed assistive listening device?   x 14.5.1 4.33

Internal Mobility

1 Is an accessible route a minimum of 36 inches wide provided to access areas where services are provided within the business? x   20.1 -
2 Is the path of travel between merchandise racks a minimum clear width of 36 inches?   x 7.3 7.3

3 Is at least 1 provided that is on an accessible route that is a minimum of 36 inches wide?   x 7.2 7.2
4 Is the counter a minimum of 36 inches wide and a maximum of 36 inches high, measured from the finished floor?     7.2 7.2

5 Is there one accessible check-out aisle for every four check-out aisles? (1 of 4; 2 of 8 etc.)   x 7.4 7
6 Is there an accessible check-out aisle that is a minimum of 36 inches wide?     7.4.2 -
7 Is the check-out counter (and/or merchandise conveyor belt) height no higher than 38 inches above the finish floor?     7.4.3 -
8 Is the lip (top of the outer edge) of the check-out counter no higher than 40 inches?     7.4.3 7.3

9 Where fixed barriers prevent an accessible path of travel at entrance/exit, is there an adjacent or conveniently located unlocked gate or door provided that offers a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches?   x 7.5 7.4

10 Is there a minimum 36 inch wide accessible route leading to shelving and display cases? x  73 inches in front of table in entrance lobby 7.7 -
11 If a display encourages interactive participation such as but not limited to devices such as headphones in stores which sell music, are devices at a maximum reach height of 48 inches high for forward approach or a maximum of 54 inches high for a side approach? x  29 inch high table with pamphlets / brochures 7.7 -

12 Is the elevator on an accessible route a minimum of 36 inches wide? x  over 73 inch wide hallway 28.1 4.10.1
13 Are the hall call buttons centered at a height of 42 inches above the floor? x  buttons at 39 and 42 inch heights 28.3.1 4.10.3
14 Does the elevator door have a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches? x  48 inch opening 28.6.1 4.10.9
15 Do the dimensions of the inside of the elevator cab measure minimum of 54 inches by 68 inches measured wall-to-wall and wall-to-door, or 60 inches by 60 inches, wall-to-wall and wall to wall. See survey guide for diagram. x  7'1" length by 68" width 28.7 -

16 Are there stairs to access other floors/levels within the business space? If YES, proceed with the questions below. If no, check N/A and proceed to Question 23 on Wheelchair Lifts. x  main staircase within lobby - -
17 Are the step overhangs no greater than 1/2 inch? x  carpeted; angled risers 27.3 4.9.3
18 On straight stairway sections, are there continuous handrails on both sides of the stairs? x   27.4.1 4.9.4
19 If applicable, is the clear space between the handrail and an adjacent wall 1 1/2 inches? x  over 1 foot clear space 27.4.7 4.9.4
20 Is the top of the handrail between 34 and 38 inches above the stair? x  37 inches high 27.4.2 4.9.4
21 Does the handrail extend at least 12 inches beyond the top riser? Note: extension not needed if it poses a safety hazard or if space does not permit.   xno - but would pose safety hazard 27.4.3 4.9.4
22 Does the handrail extend at least 12 inches plus the width of 1 tread beyond the bottom riser? Note: extension not needed if it poses a safety hazard or if space does not permit.   xno - but would pose safety hazard 27.4.3 4.9.4

23 Does the business have a wheelchair lift to access other floors/levels within the business space? If YES proceed with the questions below. If no, check N/A and proceed to Additional Amenities section.   x - -
24 If the lift is key operated, is there a buzzer / intercom system to enable user to communicate with building to get key to use lift?     28.12.2d -
25 Is the lift platform a minimum of 36 inches wide by 54 inches deep?     28.12b -

Additional Amenities

1 If it is a free standing fountain, is there clear floor space for a parallel approach 30 inches wide and 48 inches long? If no fountain, check N/A. See Survey Guide for detail. x   36.2.2 4.15.5.2
2 If it is a wall mounted fountain, is there knee clearance at least 27 inches high, 30 inched wide, and have a depth 17-19 inches? If no fountain, check N/A. See Survey Guide for detail.     36.2.1 4.15.5.1
3 Is water spout a maximum of 36 inches high?   xAlthough spout height is 39 inches, drinking cups are available from a wall dispenser within acceptable reach range Fig. 36a, 36b Fig. 27a

4 Is there a minimum clear floor space 30 inches wide by 48 inches deep on approach to phone?     37.2 4.31
5 For a forward approach, is the knee space under phone at least 30 inches wide and 30 inches high? If no forward approach needed, check N/A.     37.2.1 4.31
6 Is the highest operable part of the phone within reach (maximum 48 inches high for forward approach or maximum 54 inches high for side approach)?     37.3 4.31
7 If 2 or more phones are provided in the same location, is 1 a TTY phone? If less than 2 phones provided in same location, check N/A.     37.8 4.31

8 Is at least 1 ATM provided that is on an accessible route that is a minimum of 36 inches wide?     38.1 4.34
9 Does it have a clear floor space of 30 inches wide by 48 inches long to allow a forward or parallel approach?     38.3 4.34
10 Are the highest operable parts or controls of the ATM within the side reach range of 54 inches high or forward reach range of 48 inches?     38.3 4.34
11 Does at least 1 ATM provide instruction and information for its use that is accessible to and independently useable by persons with vision impairments?     38.4 4.34

12 Does the accessible dressing room door have a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches?     33.5 4.35
13 Is the accessible dressing room stall a minimum of 5 feet x 6 feet with a minimum turning radius of 5 feet measured 12 inches above the floor?     33.4 4.35
14 Is the seat 24 inches deep (max) x 42 inches (min) long and at a height measured between 17 inches and 19 inches?     33.6 4.35.4
15 If a mirror is provided, is it 18 inches wide x 54 inches high? If no mirror, check N/A.     33.7 4.35.5

16 Is examining table adjustable in height from 15 inches above the floor? If no table, check N/A.     13.2.1 -