Performance Assessment Template

The Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign White Paper presents the case for a new generation of exit signs to be used in all forms of transportation, facilities and buildings. The White Paper discusses the many complex issues that have led to the development of this initiative and argues for the support of these new emergency and exit signs.

The White Paper includes an Appendix, which is titled Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign White Paper Performance Assessment Template by Lee Wilson Version 1.0

The performance-based template provides support to accept the use of The Accessible Exit Sign Project signage as a variation from the prescriptive ‘Deemed-to-Satisfy’ provisions of the building code. The template also provides support for this approach with consideration to the content of the White Paper. It proposes the use of a performance-based building solution to accept that emergency egress and exit signage provided throughout the building will adopt a best practice ‘universal design’ approach and argues that this approach provides a safer solution for all building occupants, including people with disabilities.

The proposed signs presented in the assessment form part of the ‘Accessible Exit Sign Project’, which adopt the ‘Accessible Means of Egress Icon’ on all emergency egress and exit signage used throughout the building.

Please click the image of the cover of the Performance Assessment Template cover below to open the document, which can then be downloaded directly to your computer.

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Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign Performance Assessment Template Cover Image from the document. It says the name of the document, by Lee Wilson MAIPM C. Build E MCABE PEng(UK) MSPE MWOBO. It is a picture of an airport with exit signage overhead. The first sign is a running person green exit sign pointing down to the stairs, the rear sign is a running person with a wheelchair person both moving to the left together. The arrow points ahead.

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Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign Performance Assessment Template Cover Image from the document. It says the name of the document, by Lee Wilson MAIPM C. Build E MCABE PEng(UK) MSPE MWOBO. It is a picture of an airport with exit signage overhead. The first sign is a running person green exit sign pointing down to the stairs, the rear sign is a running person with a wheelchair person both moving to the left together. The arrow points ahead.

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Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign Performance Assessment Template Cover Image from the document. It says the name of the document, by Lee Wilson MAIPM C. Build E MCABE PEng(UK) MSPE MWOBO. It is a picture of an airport with exit signage overhead. The first sign is a running person green exit sign pointing down to the stairs, the rear sign is a running person with a wheelchair person both moving to the left together. The arrow points ahead.

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Please also consider making a donation to help fund the maintenance of these websites promoting accessible egress for everyone. Thank you

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Buildings need exit and emergency signs to identify parts of the accessible means of egress. An Accessible Exit Sign Project Initiative.

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