The Importance of ADA Card Reader Stands.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.Gov) is a Federal Civil Rights Law that protects people with disabilities. Many businesses encounter fines and lawsuits when it comes to ADA.Gov violations. Litigation risk can overwhelm a business and for California, add-in the (Unruh Act) having even more issues to deal with.
It is very simple to add the ADA POS Stand or Bracket Mount to your counter-top POS Checkout(s).
Equal & Independent Access
Allows for an individual to independently access the Credit/Debt Card Reader.
Adjust for comfort
A person can adjust the card reader in hand(s) or lap. Reaching causes strain.
Better Visual Access
Visual clarity is important. Not being able to see the payment screen is just bad.
PIN ENTRY PRIVACY
ADA Stands allow for easy access to the Card Reader allowing for Total PIN Privacy.
ADA POS Stands are the only ADA option.
ADA POS UTILITY STANDS provides the best ADA.Gov Accessible, Universal and Accessible Design Utility Point of Sale Card Reader Stands/Mounts in the world. There are no others that provide total Independent Release by ADA.Gov Operation: 309.4 Operable Part U-Shape Pull Handle Lever (U.S. Patent 9,907,416 )
Using POS terminals mounted at lower heights might help but are not the -fix-, there are many other issues that come into real-life situations. Our Accessible Patented U-Shape Release methods should be implemented on all Self-Checkouts as well. ADA POS STANDS uses the ADA.Gov accepted Operable part via 309.4 U-Shape Release Handle and a Security and Drop-Guard Tether that permits greater flexibility of movement and operation.
The ADA Law and Regulation applies ADA requirements of title II state and local government services and title III public accommodations and commercial facilities. For California, add in the Unruh Civil Rights Act, - The Unruh law applies to all businesses in California, including hotels and motels, restaurants, theaters, hospitals, barber and beauty shops, housing accommodations, and retail establishments atop the ADA.
Read The Walmart Class Action Lawsuit Loss - POS Credit/Debit Card Reader Mounting/Stands - Download .pdf. Very much worth reading.
Height and positioning of POS terminals at typical stores have many customers in wheelchairs or use walkers or scooters are forced to struggle with inaccessible equipment during the purchase/check-out process,- including Self-Checkout.
Our Patented U-shaped pull lever-handle and Release Features are highly usable with one hand or digit and does not require: tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist and dismounts with less than 5 pounds of force (lbf) making it easy to use and operate for both front and side-reach positions.
ADA Stands and Mounts accommodate the broadest range of customers in most all instances.
Low Counter standard mounted stands and brackets are not ADA.Gov Compliant. While the positioning of them might be helpful in a reach/range kind of way, -they in no way address core accessible universal design issues at store counter-top and self-checkouts as does our ADA.Gov Compliant POS Stands and Mounts.
We are Architectual and IT Friendly with the ADA.Gov Guidelines and U.S. Access-Board Construction Standards, Reach/Range, Height and Positioning as well as historical high counter-top situations. Our Patented U-Shape Pull-Lever Handle is the accepted method of - Operation, 309- 309.4 Operable Parts while addressing"Fixed to Free-Standing" positions.