- Occupant/Visitor With A Disability
Occupant/Visitor With A Disability is a person who requires–
(a) more time or different forms of communication, compared with other occupants, to
respond to an emergency; or
(b) assistance to respond to an emergency or evacuate from a facility.
For further information see Clause 4.2.11.
1. The definition above is taken from the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA).
2. ‘Disability’ includes but is not limited to the meaning given in Section 4.(1), sub-sections (a) to (h) for ‘Disability’, within the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA).
3. ‘Occupant/visitor with a disability’ also includes an associate of a person with a disability as defined in the DDA, or a companion animal.