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Old 2019-07-14, 10:45 AM
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These new rules are in place because deaf people can not hear alarms but they and everyone else can see a bright flashing strobe light. Lever door handles are now required because many people, kids and people with arthritic hands for example, have a hard time opening round door knobs.
Some people are visually impaired.
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These new rules are in place because deaf people can not hear alarms but they and everyone else can see a bright flashing strobe light. Lever door handles are now required because many people, kids and people with arthritic hands for example, have a hard time opening round door knobs.
Would you know if these rules are in all provinces or is it just Vancouver?
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Some people are visually impaired.


I'm pretty sure they have both a visual strobe and an audible alarm.
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