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Creating accessible environments ­for people with vision loss

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Revolving Doors

CNIB does not recommend the use of standard-sized revolving doors at building entrances because they are not universally accessible. However, increasingly, larger-sized revolving doors are being used in places such as hospitals, airports and hotels.

When these revolving doors are used, they should meet the following guidelines:

Wherever revolving doors are used, an accessible entrance door should be provided adjacent to the revolving door.