Wednesday, June 01, 2005

People with Disabilities Told to Wait at Stairs in an Evacuation

See this article in the Hill, which Rick Hasen was nice enough to pass along. It begins:

Capitol Police have no specific procedures to assist in the evacuation of disabled staffers and visitors, according to a Capitol Police spokesman.
An interesting example of the general problem of failure to consider people with disabilities in emergency evacuation plans.


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