Accessible Elevators and Platform Lifts

Thursday, May 2, 2013


Do all elevators need to comply with the technical provisions in the 2010 ADA Accessibility Standards and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard (ABAAS)? Are platform lifts permitted in any building or facility? This session will review the scoping provisions where vertical access is required. Additional guidance on accessible elevators, residential elevators, platform lifts, along with specific criteria for “limited use, limited application” elevators also known as LULA’s, will also be discussed. A presenter representing the National Elevator Industry will provide insight on the referenced standards for elevators and platform lifts.

Multimedia Archives

Note: Captioning will only be available on the Blackboard Collaborate Formated version of the presentation available in the Blackboard Webinar Archives link. Captions are not available in the MP4 version of the presentation.


Brian Black President, BDBlack & Associates

Jim Pecht Accessibility Specialist/Librarian, US Access Board, Office of Technical and Information Services