Other IT Office Equipment Appendix C(1)

Question-by-Question Responses to Other IT Office Equipment Accessibility Checklist:

Statistics by Agency Size

Question 1. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 1 (can the user change sound settings, such as volume?). The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (286 or 19.1%); No (380 or 25.4%); Not Applicable (832 or 55.5%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (171 or 19.9%); No (192 or 22.4%); Not Applicable (496 or 57.7%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (38 or 19.4%); No (60 or 30.6%); Not Applicable (98 or 50%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (24 or 16.6%); No (44 or 30.3%); Not Applicable (77 or 53.1%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (32 or 19.9%); No (28 or 17.4%); Not Applicable (101 or 62.7%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (21 or 15.3%); No (56 or 40.9%); Not Applicable (60 or 43.8%); Total (137)

Question 2. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 2 (are any displays -- including liquid crystal displays -- readable by persons who are in a seated position, such as those who use wheelchairs?). The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (1166 or 77.8%); No (240 or 16%); Not Applicable (92 or 6.1%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (642 or 74.7%); No (148 or 17.2%); Not Applicable (69 or 8%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (160 or 81.6%); No (28 or 14.3%); Not Applicable (8 or 4.1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (101 or 69.7%); No (36 or 24.8%); Not Applicable (8 or 5.5%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (147 or 91.3%); No (12 or 7.5%); Not Applicable (2 or 1.2%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (116 or 84.7%); No (16 or 11.7%); Not Applicable (5 or 3.6%); Total (137)

Question 3. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 3, which asks,

For free-standing equipment, is the highest operable part of controls, dispensers, receptacles, and other operable equipment placed within at least one of the following reach ranges?

(a) If a forward approach is required, the maximum high forward reach is 48 inches.

(b) If a side approach is allowed, and the reach is not over an obstruction, the maximum high side reach is 54 inches; if it is over an obstruction which is no more than 24 inches wide and 34 inches high, the maximum high side reach is 46 inches.

The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (1147 or 76.6%); No (116 or 7.7%); Not Applicable (235 or 15.7%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (634 or 73.8%); No (74 or 8.6%); Not Applicable (151 or 17.6%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (145 or 74%); No (17 or 8.7%); Not Applicable (34 or 17.3%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (119 or 82.1%); No (6 or 4.1%); Not Applicable (20 or 13.8%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (149 or 92.5%); No (5 or 3.1%); Not Applicable (7 or 4.3%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (100 or 73%); No (14 or 10.2%); Not Applicable (23 or 16.8%); Total (137)

Question 4. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 4 (are status information and cues that are provided in a visual manner also available in audible manner for persons with disabilities affecting vision?). The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (207 or 13.8%); No (1159 or 77.4%); Not Applicable (132 or 8.8%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (141 or 16.4%); No (632 or 73.6%); Not Applicable (86 or 10%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (33 or 16.8%); No (161 or 82.1%); Not Applicable (2 or 1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (14 or 9.7%); No (121 or 83.4%); Not Applicable (10 or 6.9%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (15 or 9.3%); No (122 or 75.8%); Not Applicable (24 or 14.9%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (4 or 2.9%); No (123 or 89.8%); Not Applicable (10 or 7.3%); Total (137)

Question 5. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 5, which asks,

For fax machines, does the machine provide line status information (such as notifying the user of a "busy" fax line) in a visual manner (either text display or status lights) for users who are deaf or hard of hearing?

The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (399 or 26.6%); No (69 or 4.6%); Not Applicable (1030 or 68.8%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (226 or 26.3%); No (37 or 4.3%); Not Applicable (596 or 69.4%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (36 or 18.4%); No (11 or 5.6%); Not Applicable (149 or 76%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (55 or 37.9%); No (2 or 1.4%); Not Applicable (88 or 60.7%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (35 or 21.7%); No (14 or 8.7%); Not Applicable (112 or 69.6%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (47 or 34.3%); No (5 or 3.6%); Not Applicable (85 or 62%); Total (137)

Question 6. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 6 (is the force required to operate or activate controls no greater than 5 lbf?). The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (1117 or 74.6%); No (272 or 18.2%); Not Applicable (109 or 7.3%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (612 or 71.2%); No (170 or 19.8%); Not Applicable (77 or 9%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (163 or 83.2%); No (31 or 15.8%); Not Applicable (2 or 1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (119 or 82.1%); No (17 or 11.7%); Not Applicable (9 or 6.2%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (131 or 81.4%); No (19 or 11.8%); Not Applicable (11 or 6.8%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (92 or 67.2%); No (35 or 25.5%); Not Applicable (10 or 7.3%); Total (137)

Question 7. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 7, which asks,

Can users confirm their selections?

For instance, if a person has limited fine motor control, such as a person with a palsy, it is helpful for him or her to have the opportunity to confirm selections -- such as "number of copies" selected -- before the operation begins.

The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (1118 or 74.6%); No (192 or 12.8%); Not Applicable (188 or 12.6%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (619 or 72.1%); No (114 or 13.3%); Not Applicable (126 or 14.7%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (176 or 89.8%); No (10 or 5.1%); Not Applicable (10 or 5.1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (114 or 78.6%); No (16 or 11%); Not Applicable (15 or 10.3%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (100 or 62.1%); No (36 or 22.4%); Not Applicable (25 or 15.5%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (109 or 79.6%); No (16 or 11.7%); Not Applicable (12 or 8.8%); Total (137)

Question 8. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 8 (are controls and operating mechanisms operable with one hand and operable without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist?). The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (1354 or 90.4%); No (84 or 5.6%); Not Applicable (60 or 4%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (764 or 88.9%); No (47 or 5.5%); Not Applicable (48 or 5.6%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (189 or 96.4%); No (5 or 2.6%); Not Applicable (2 or 1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (127 or 87.6%); No (11 or 7.6%); Not Applicable (7 or 4.8%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (142 or 88.2%); No (18 or 11.2%); Not Applicable (1 or 0.6%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (132 or 96.4%); No (3 or 2.2%); Not Applicable (2 or 1.5%); Total (137)

Question 9. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 9 (is there a headphone jack for accessing information by users of assistive listening systems?). The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (89 or 5.9%); No (827 or 55.2%); Not Applicable (582 or 38.9%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (59 or 6.9%); No (448 or 52.2%); Not Applicable (352 or 41%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (3 or 1.5%); No (134 or 68.4%); Not Applicable (59 or 30.1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (18 or 12.4%); No (77 or 53.1%); Not Applicable (50 or 34.5%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (8 or 5%); No (77 or 47.8%); Not Applicable (76 or 47.2%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (1 or 0.7%); No (91 or 66.4%); Not Applicable (45 or 32.8%); Total (137)

Question 10. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 10, which asks,

Are instructions and all information for use accessible to and independently usable by persons with disabilities affecting vision, such as with recorded information or Braille labels and directions?

The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (105 or 7%); No (1285 or 85.8%); Not Applicable (108 or 7.2%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (71 or 8.3%); No (714 or 83.1%); Not Applicable (74 or 8.6%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (8 or 4.1%); No (187 or 95.4%); Not Applicable (1 or 0.5%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (9 or 6.2%); No (122 or 84.1%); Not Applicable (14 or 9.7%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (10 or 6.2%); No (141 or 87.6%); Not Applicable (10 or 6.2%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (7 or 5.1%); No (121 or 88.3%); Not Applicable (9 or 6.6%); Total (137)

Question 11. Summarized below are the agencies' responses to question 11, which asks,

Are there alternate operating mechanisms for persons who cannot use push-style controls?

Example: Are there alternative methods of control -- such as voice activation -- for routine tasks?

The following categories of agencies provided the following responses to this question:

OVERALL: Yes (97 or 6.5%); No (1248 or 83.3%); Not Applicable (153 or 10.2%); Total (1498)

CABINET LEVEL AGENCIES: Yes (72 or 8.4%); No (686 or 79.9%); Not Applicable (101 or 11.8%); Total (859)

ALL LARGE AGENCIES: Yes (5 or 2.6%); No (179 or 91.3%); Not Applicable (12 or 6.1%); Total (196)

ALL MEDIUM AGENCIES: Yes (18 or 12.4%); No (121 or 83.4%); Not Applicable (6 or 4.1%); Total (145)

ALL SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (1 or 0.6%); No (139 or 86.3%); Not Applicable (21 or 13%); Total (161)

ALL VERY SMALL AGENCIES: Yes (1 or 0.7%); No (123 or 89.8%); Not Applicable (13 or 9.5%); Total (137)


1. This document is available on the Department of Justice's section 508 Web site (www.usdoj.gov/crt/508). People with disabilities may request copies in Braille, large print, or on computer disk by calling 1-800-514-0301 (voice) or 1-800-514-0383 (TTY).


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