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  Handicap-accessible restroom - Patent 5065462
A handicap accessible restroom according to claim 10 wherein said means for ventilating comprises at least one opening in a wall of said restroom for the passage of air.
Truly handicap-accessible restrooms have other features including a ramp or lift device to access the restroom and shower in a wheelchair, and placement of water valves and other restroom accessories at a height by which they may be reached from a wheelchair.
Finally, since the restroom may be used in fixed locations or portable applications, it may include a water tank (35) to hold water for use in the various components of the restroom (1).
www.freepatentsonline.com /5065462.html   (4326 words)

 Restroom Ratings | How to Rate Restrooms Like the Pros
A restroom reviewer is constantly barraged by any number of sights, sounds, feels (remember learning the difference between good touch and bad touch), tastes (rarely), and, of course, smells.
While you should definitely make note of the obvious major implements of the restroom (toilets and sinks and whatnot), it is of equal importance that you take in the fine details; the chipped tile, the odd blue plunger, the flickering light, the lemony scent.
He is an acclaimed speaker on public restrooms in the United States and is available to speak at your next high school pep rally or corporate team-building event.
www.restroomratings.com /features/ratelikeapro   (605 words)

 The Urinal
In most modern restrooms, urinals are individual entities, though it was not uncommon in the past (and is still the case in some bars and taverns) for there to be a single long trough which men stood in front of to relieve themselves.
Any form of dialogue is discouraged at the urinal--unless, of course, the two men walked into the restroom together talking, in which case their vocalization is merely a means to overlook the fact that they are in a room together holding their respective genitals.
They would wait until their bladders were near bursting, then rush into the restroom, stride up to the urinal, and unleash a veritable torrent of urine that sprayed loudly into the small amount of water that resides in the basin.
mobhunter.com /moorgard/292602756.html   (1393 words)

 Restroom Technology Paying Off
It used to be that visiting a restroom meant touching the door, the flush valve, the faucet, the hand dryer or paper-towel dispenser and the door again when leaving.
A restroom that is designed appropriately, uses appropriate touchless technology and is cleaned with the proper products is much easier to maintain and at a lower cost than a restroom that is poorly designed and that does not use touchless technology.
Indeed, housekeeping crews that clean a touchless restroom that uses technology at its best will take greater pride in their work because the restrooms will be cleaner, will remain cleaner longer and generate fewer complaints — significant benefits that are likely to satisfy any housekeeping manager.
www.facilitiesnet.com /ms/article.asp?id=1785   (1190 words)

 Knickerbocker Partition - Restroom Partitions
When it becomes time to have restroom partitions installed in a public restroom, speed is definitely a factor.
Restroom partitions need to be custom made in order to fit into a specific restroom configuration, and better partition manufacturers can quickly and accurately assess a particular restroom layout and determine the best design for the installation of the partitions.
Restroom partitions are also available in: stainless steel, textured stainless steel, plastic laminate, phenolic solid core plastic and polyethylene (HDPE) solid plastic.
www.knickerbockerpartition.com /restroom-partitions.html   (297 words)

 Restroom Access Issues
It's often remarked that, whenever transgendered people come out at work, the issue that always seems to come up is "what restroom will she (or he) use?" Restrooms are a mundane part of life, but yet this one issue causes more discussion than any other aspect of the transition.
Some employers force the worker to walk long distances to use a single occupancy restroom, or to hang a sign on the restroom door whenever she is in there.
There were separate restrooms for whites and "coloreds," and fl people were not allowed in the white restrooms, not because of any action, but because of their status.
www.tgender.net /taw/restroom.html   (1024 words)

 Maximizing Restroom Renovations
But restroom renovations also can be tremendously complex projects, involving several major systems — plumbing and electrical distribution — as well as doors, door hardware, fixtures and numerous, smaller-ticket products.
The restroom floor was covered with vinyl sheet goods, and after seven months, the vinyl began to turn fl.
The best method of restroom renovation is to remove all existing fixtures, whether replacing them or not, to avoid damage during construction and allowing more room to work.
www.facilitiesnet.com /ms/article.asp?id=1824   (1251 words)

 Restroom Cleaning
Restroom care is a unique challenge due to the constant presence of disease-causing bacteria.
It is also no coincidence that there are no areas of a facility that generate more complaints for cleaning personnel than restrooms.
One of the unique challenges in restroom care is the constant presence of disease-causing bacteria.
www.maintex.com /page/restroom   (285 words)

 NCEF Resource List: School Restroom Maintenance
Restroom renovations bring these areas into compliance with access guidelines, and they give engineering and maintenance managers an opportunity to introduce new and water-saving technology.
Discusses recent innovations in restroom automation, the behavioral deficiencies they address, and the return on investment that can be realized from their installation.
Some students are reluctant to use the school restrooms because of safety concerns and because many of the restrooms are downright dirty.
www.edfacilities.org /rl/restroom_maintenance.cfm   (2461 words)

 Restroom Maintenance Supplies: Kimberly-Clark Professional
Restroom maintenance supplies from Kimberly-Clark are designed to help you create an attractive and efficient restroom.
In restroom maintenance, one way to help cut costs and increase your profits is through the reduction of the maintenance time required to tend to the facility.
One in six plant workers surveyed said their workplace restrooms are a health hazard, and one in ten call their workplace restrooms a safety hazard.
www.kcprofessional.com /us/restroom-maintenance-supplies.htm   (325 words)

 IBM flushes restroom patent | CNET News.com
Originally filed in August 2000, IBM's restroom reservation patent describes a system that would determine who is next in line for using the facilities on an airplane, passenger train or boat.
The system would give customers an estimate of their waiting time to use the restroom and would notify them when the restroom was available and allow them to cancel their reservations.
"Because of the shortage of restrooms on board, it is often necessary for passengers (on an airplane) to stand for quite sometime in the aisles while queuing to use the restroom," IBM said in a description of the patent, No. 6,329,919.
news.com.com /2100-1017-961803.html   (979 words)

 Newsvine - Male Restroom Etiquette
The restroom was fairly packed but moving along of course efficiently and also without anybody speaking as usual.
First after having entered the restroom she asks loudly if it's OK with us as if anybody was going to say no. Then she proceeds to go into a stall, close the door and call her friend on her cell phone to talk as she goes.
The restroom is the absolute LAST place that I want to have a phone conversation when I'm at home, work, or elsewhere.
dturnbull.newsvine.com /_news/2006/12/20/489664-male-restroom-etiquette   (253 words)

 CNN.com - A federal court puts the 'public' In 'public restrooms' - Feb 9, 2005
A public restroom is not a permanent abode into which a customer can simply enter and stay indefinitely.
Second, the court points out, the convenience store in which the restroom in question was located is part of an area known to have a high prostitution rate.
Because of the prevalence of prostitution, the simultaneous entry of a man and a woman into a restroom might arouse suspicions that the couple is using the restroom to engage in illicit sexual activity.
www.cnn.com /2005/LAW/02/09/colb.restroom/index.html   (1710 words)

 The Public Restroom Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Our company’s experience, dedication, and caring about the final results will follow your project from initial design to delivery and installation of the restroom building to your site, and we guarantee our work for 5 years beyond site completion.
PREDICTABLE COSTS: With over $100 million of restroom design/construction experience spanning 30 years, the principal and staff have the resources to be a qualified project partner and meet your community needs on time at a predictable cost.
Our belief is that better designed, cleaner, safer, more vandal resistant restrooms cannot be built by anyone, anywhere.
www.restroomdesign.com   (259 words)

The Public Restroom Initiative provides information about, and advocates for those who suffer any medical condition that causes them or a family member to frequently, or at times urgently, need to find a toilet when away from home.
The Public Restroom Initiative is intended as an information source for Advocates working to make life viable for the restroom challenged.
As you know, the DDNC is an advocacy organization comprised of 25 voluntary and professional societies concerned with the many diseases of the digestive tract, such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and bowel incontinence and ostomy issues.
americanrestroom.org /pr/mission.htm   (495 words)

Over the years we have found at Restroom Solutions, Inc. that our customers have preferred that a professional who knows and understands prefabricated building systems and designs be involved in the decision making process for their project.
Restroom Solutions, Inc.'s layouts, floor plans and equipment adhere to these requirements and are incorporated into every facility designed and manufactured.
Restroom Solutions, Inc. provides restrooms on-site waste systems for rest areas, camping and boating sites, parks, trailheads, remote sites, campgrounds, natural areas, golf courses, private camps, and even private residences and cabins.
www.restroomsolutions.com   (889 words)

 Restroom Access and Design
In addition, IPA is fighting to prevent unnecessary denial of public access to restrooms, a growing problem in the United States.
Many businesses and governments are closing restrooms, restricting them to "customers only", or denying the public access for a variety of reasons.
Advocate for wide availability of public restroom facilities and requirements that existing restrooms be open to public use when there is no sane reason to restrict access.
www.paruresis.org /restaccess.htm   (457 words)

 The Happiest Potties on Earth: The Restrooms of Disneyland
These restrooms are located behind the AAA Kiosk to the left of City Hall.
These restrooms are located at the rear of the walkway between Carnation Cafe and the New Century Timepieces.
These restrooms are tucked away behind the Cafe, and therefore, they are usually not crowded.
www.mouseplanet.com /potties/mainstreet.html   (326 words)

 Restroom/Shower Program
Restrooms and shower rooms have become the barometers of overall building cleanliness.
Restrooms and shower areas are, in fact, ideal breeding grounds for many undesirable organisms and the odors they produce.
The first strategy of modern restroom maintenance is "Start Clean to Stay Clean." A clean, renovated restroom is much easier to keep clean on a daily basis.
www.hillyard.com /ProductsServices/Programs/RestroomShowerRoom.htm   (1929 words)

 Janis' "Restroom Privileges"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
As restroom privileges has become a matter of great controversy I have taken this opportunity to consider the matter.
Within the next month, the entrances to all restrooms are being equipped with personnel identification stations and computer linked voice print recognition devices.
If an employee's Restroom Trip Bank balance reaches zero, the doors to the restroom will not unlock for that employee's voice until the first of the next month.
users.techline.com /infocus/restroom.htm   (315 words)

 Projects/Public Restroom Project
Project is to design a pavilion with public restrooms using masonry construction in downtown Chicago.
The wrapping wall is the cover for the project also creating a viewing gallery for the artwork on the church located directly east of the site.
I designed the arches to be individual structures, and place a gap between each to better the issue of air circulation, natural light, and drainage problems.
www.iit.edu /~huanmic/restroomconcept.html   (141 words)

 Product Catalog - Touch-Free Restroom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Maintaining clean restrooms during the day and between cleaning cycles.
The Touch-Free Restroom™ offers a systematic approach addressing the hygiene, maintenance and budgetary needs of your facility.
All Technical Concepts components* are easy to use and are designed to make restroom cleanliness affordable.
www.technicalconcepts.com /pages/products/touchfree.htm   (395 words)

 MLCS - Restroom Trip Policy
Effective this month, a Restroom Trip Policy (RTP) will be established to provide a consistent method of accounting for each employee's restroom time and ensuring equal treatment of all employees.
In the next two weeks the entrance to the restrooms will be equipped with personal identification stations and computer-linked voice print recognition devices.
Up until the effective date of this policy, each employee must provide two copies of voice prints (one normal, one under stress) to me. The voice print recognition stations will be operational, but not restrictive, for the remainder of this month; employees should acquaint themselves with the stations during this period.
www.mlcsmith.com /humor/rtp.html   (323 words)

 Shower and Restroom Dividers/Partitions | Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) | US EPA
Shower and restroom dividers/partitions are made of 20 to 100 percent recovered plastic or steel.
This fact sheet highlights the construction products, including shower and restroom dividers/partitions, designated in the CPG and includes case studies, recommended recovered-content levels, and a list of resources.
This background document includes EPA's product research on recovered-content shower and restroom dividers/partitions as well as a more detailed overview of the history and regulatory requirements of the CPG process.
www.epa.gov /cpg/products/shower.htm   (399 words)

 Deferred Maintenance Program: Clean School Restroom Legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
To file a formal complaint regarding the condition of a public school restroom, you must complete a Restroom Maintenance Complaint (Form SAB 892).
Since correction of your complaint in a timely manner is important, you are encouraged to share the details of restroom deficiencies with the school's principal, the school district, and the school board.
School districts found to be in violation of Education Code Section 35292.5 (due to a restroom maintenance complaint) are ineligible for State deferred maintenance apportionments.
www.opsc.dgs.ca.gov /SABPrograms/DMP_Clean_Restroom.htm   (278 words)

 Sanitation Journal- Florida Portable Restroom Operators Face New Licensing Regulation
restroom service should be similar to the qualifications for septic tank contractors as both industries handle
portable restrooms and the handling, transport, treatment, and disposal of portable restroom waste.
Portable restroom contractors will be required to pass an examination that demonstrates a fundamental
www.sanitationjournal.com /fprolicensing.html   (770 words)

 Portable Restroom/Toilet Manufacturers /Sanitation Journal
To the left is an example of a portable restroom manufactured by Satellite Industries.
To the left is an example of a portable restroom manufactured by Sebach.
To the left is an example of a portable restroom manufactured by Nu Concepts.
www.sanitationjournal.com /portablerestroomlead.html   (702 words)

 Welcome to Restroom Facilities Limited
For over 15 years Restroom Facilities has understood that a restroom building is only as durable as the components that go in it.
While there are restroom manufacturers that offer buildings for less, in the long run you will pay more.
Their buildings are typically more costly to maintain over the years, and they just don’t hold up to abuse like a Restroom Facilities building.
www.restroomfacilities.com /Features.html   (412 words)

 Safe and Effective Restroom Cleaning Fact Sheet
Deep restroom cleaning needs to be done weekly in most cases.
However, a deep cleaning may also be required when you do a restroom for the first time, or when you encounter particularly dirty situations.
High traffic restrooms may need a deep cleaning once a day, even if routine cleaning is done more frequently.
www.westp2net.org /Janitorial/factsheets/restroom.htm   (851 words)

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