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Guidelines and Resources for Designing Grocery Check-Stands

This PDF document from CATEA, Center for Assistive Technology & Environmental Access, is an illustrated guide that provides information that can be used to design, develop, test, refine, and evaluate retail grocery checkstands. This guide is meant to maximize independence and participation of people with disabilities in the workplace and includes diagrams with measurements for work spaces.

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Posted by: EmmaB on Wed Dec 16, 2020 at 10:40 a.m.

I feel like this is very important and needed because no matter what, everyone, including people with disabilities need to have access at a grocery store.

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Posted by: krparisi on Wed Apr 19, 2023 at 11:38 a.m.

This resource has a lot of information but it is laid out in a very understandable way. The pictures of current issues in grocery check stand show what the problem is that needs to be addressed. Then it gives a reminder of the principles of UD as well as ADA and OSHA guidelines, followed by solutions with picture examples.

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