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Author: Patrick D. Cannon
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facilities, elements, building, designed, children, government, local, guidelines, buildings, state, accessibility
Number of Pages: 101
Published: 1998-11
ISBN-10: 0788173901
ISBN-13: 9780788173905

Contains amendments to the ADA Accessibility Guideline which change several sections of ADAAGG & added new sections that cover access to judicial, legislative, & regulatory facilities & to detention & correctional facilities. Provides alternate specifications based on children's dimensions for various building elements such as water closets & lavatories. Facilities addressed include: restaurants & cafeterias; medical care facilities; business & civic buildings; libraries; transient lodging; transportation facilities; judicial, legislative & regulatory facilities; detention & correctional facil

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facilities, cadaag, buildings, guidelines, disabilities, accessibility, americans
Number of Pages: 219
Published: 2000-01
ISBN-10: 0788185241
ISBN-13: 9780788185243

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the Access Board is responsible for developing guidelines for the design of buildings & facilities so that they are accessible to & usable by people with disabilities. This is a revised edition of the 1994 guidelines. Chapters: provisions for adults & children; accessible elements & spaces: scope & technical requirements; restaurants & cafeterias; medical care facilities; business, mercantile & civic; libraries; accessible transportation facilities; judicial, legislative & regulatory facilities; detention & correctional facilities; resid

Author: Kay E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: youth, behavioral, emotional, challenges, safeguard, oversight, facilities, improved, data, enhanced, residential
Number of Pages: 95
Published: 2008-10
ISBN-10: 1437905323
ISBN-13: 9781437905328

Federal funding to states supported more than 200,000 youth in residential facilities in 2004, many seeking help to address behavioral or emotional challenges. However, federal investigations have identified maltreatment and civil rights abuses in some facilities. the author was asked to provide national information about: (1) the nature of incidents that adversely affect youth well-being in residential facilities; (2) how state licensing and monitoring requirements address youth well-being in these facilities; and (3) what factors affect federal agenciesż ability to hold states accountable f

Author: Brian J. Lepore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: strategy, develop, managing, across, service, military, facilities, relocatable, dod, infrastructure, needs, improve, oversight, defense
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143791800X
ISBN-13: 9781437918007

The concurrent implementation of several major Dept. of Defense (DoD) force structure and infrastructure initiatives has stressed the ability of traditional military construction to provide enough permanent living and working space for servicemembers and other DOD personnel. As a result, the services are using some movable -- or relocatable -- facilities as barracks, administrative offices, medical facilities, dining halls, and equipment maintenance facilities to meet short-term needs. This report assesses the extent to which: (1) the Office of the Sec. of Defense is providing oversight of the

Author: Kay E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: risk, youth, congressional, testimony, increase, gaps, facilities, state, federal, oversight, residential
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2008-08
ISBN-10: 143790467X
ISBN-13: 9781437904673

Nationwide, fed. funding to states supported more than 200,000 youth in facilities seeking help for behavioral or emotional challenges in 2004. Recent fed. reviews and investigations highlighted maltreatment in some facilities, resulting in hospitalizations and deaths. This testimony discusses: (1) what is known about incidents that adversely affect youth well-being in residential facilities; (2) the extent that state oversight ensures youth well-being in these facilities; and (3) the factors that affect the ability of fed. agencies to hold states accountable for youth well-being in residentia

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: waste, level, facilities, low, commercial, status, radioactive
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788140868
ISBN-13: 9780788140860

Review states' efforts to implement the Low-Level Rad. Waste Policy Act of 1980. This act requires states to provide for the disposal of the low-level rad. waste that is generated commercially within their borders. Thousands of businesses, medical facilities, and universities and over 100 nuclear power plants produce waste materials contaminated with rad'y. States plan to develop 11 new disposal facilities. These planned facilities are the result of efforts by states to implement Fed. legislation that makes them responsible for developing new disposal facilities.

Author: David A. Dobbs
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: control, facilities, traffic, air, management, maintenance, faas
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437917127
ISBN-13: 9781437917123

Here are the results of an audit of the FAAżs mgmt. and maint. of air traffic control facilities. The FAA has invested billions of dollars in new equipment for handling increasingly higher levels of air traffic in more complex airspace. However, the facilities that house those systems are deteriorating. As FAA begins implementing plans for the Next Generation Air Transp. System, it will be critical to determine the type and number of facilities that will be needed to support the envisioned architecture. This audit determined if FAA has: (1) developed and implemented a comprehensive strategy t
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