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Accessibility Long Term Plan
|Document Owner(s)||Project/Organization Role|
|Ritchie Feed and Seed Inc.||The Corporation|
|Coordinator / Policy developer/reviewer|
Project Charter Version Control
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc. endeavors to demonstrate leadership for accessibility. Our goal is to ensure accessibility for our employees, customers and the public we serve in our services, products and facilities.
Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc. strives at all times to provide goods and services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that customers with disabilities receive accessible goods and services with the same quality and timeliness that others do.
Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc. supports the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in its policies, programs, goods and services. This is spelled out clearly in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA), 2001 and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005.
|Continually improve accessibility to all services and products offered at all Ritchie’s facilities and on our website.||1. Ensure all employees are fully trained to accommodate persons with disabilities and/or accessibility challenges.
2. Integrate new system with sales in order to improve customer satisfaction.
3. Consider accessibility when renovating facilities.
4. Continually updating our website improving accessibility.
|Positions||Impact to and Participation of Organization|
|Owners||Address obligations and concerns regarding the “Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act” and ensure compliance with the law.|
|Managers||Consider customer accessibility in all decision making.|
|Supervisors||Increased accessibility awareness and training for all employees.|
|Employees||Provide customer service to all clients, without discrimination, equally.|
|1. Complete Employee Training||· Develop training template—research the differences in training requirements for differing positions.
· Introduce Accessibility Requirements— ensure all employees understand their role and ask “How can I help you?”
· Train employees—provide classroom and on-jobsite training to meet requirements.
|2. Removal of Physical Barriers||· Assess all facilities— ensure all areas are barrier free.
· Where barriers exist—develop a short term accommodations solution and contingency plan
· Remove Barrier—make physical alterations.
|3. Website||· Upgrade— conform to WCAG 2.0 Level A|
|4. Signage||· Assess all signage to Accessibility standard|
|Project Milestone||Date Estimate||Deliverable(s) Included||Confidence Level|
|1. Develop Template
2. Introduce Requirements
3. Train Employees
|2. Removal of Physical Barriers||12/31/15
|1. Facilities Assessment
|1. WCAG 1.0 Level A Compliant
2. WCAG 2.0 Level A compliant
|4. Signage &
|1. Facility entrance/egress painting
2. Retail signs clarity
2.Emergency Visual Signals
1 − High-priority/critical-path issue; requires immediate follow-up and resolution.
2 − Medium-priority issue; requires follow-up before completion of next project milestone.
3 − Low-priority issue; will be resolved prior to project completion.
4 − Completed
|#||Date||Priority||Owner||Description||Status & Resolution|
|#||Risk Area||Likelihood||Risk Owner||Project Impact-Mitigation Plan|
|1||Non Compliance||Low||Company||Timely development of standards and policies to comply with AODA.|
- Attitude change; all employee should feel comfortable asking “How can I help you?” to anyone entering company premises whether or not they have accessibility issues.
- During budgeting process the cost of facility alterations will be considered over next five years to bring all facilities into compliance and accessible.
|Project Role||Project Member(s)||Responsibilities|
|President||Doug Ritchie||Review requirements of each facility with the project coordinator and manager of each location.|
|Controller||Financing/budgeting, certifier of Compliance Report|
|Coordinator||Develop policies, procedures, and training materials to implement program and set achievable goals to meet Accessibility Compliance|
|Managers||Assess their respective locations using the “Accessibility Checklist” and review with the President. Obtain written quotes from contractors for work deemed necessary. Ensure all supervisors and employees are trained as required.|