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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was passed in 1991, was designed to prevent discrimination to those individuals with disabilities.  According to the United States Justice Department, the Act is designed to eliminate the “Barriers to employment, transportation, public accommodations, public services, and telecommunications have imposed staggering economic and social costs on American society and have undermined out well intentioned efforts to educate, rehabilitate and employ individuals with disabilities”.

One of the misconceptions of the rules and the regulations of the ADA is that the law only applies to individuals with a disability.  This is not the case, as the law applies to a much broader group of people with both physical and mental impairments.  The person must have a physical or metal impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

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Yamabe & Horn is proud to sponsor Buchanan Babe Ruth. Trenton, son of our Sanger City Engineer, Josh Rogers, looks great in the red uniform and is ready to get some home runs.

Y&H will be providing ADA Compliance information at an upcoming seminar presented by CALBEC on Friday, February 22nd.  Please call our office get more information.

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CALBECGroup-Workshop

David Horn will be a speaker at a Business Workshop for local Fresno businesses on November 29th. The seminar is presented by CALBEC Group to help businesses benefit from Enterprise Zone incentives. David will be speaking on how businesses can protect themselves from ADA lawsuits and in the process become more accessible to our community and potential patrons.

Call Emerson Estrada at (559) 301-0406 to reserve a spot or learn more about the subject.

Site Grading

Site grading has begun on a new solar project for a South Valley agri-business.  Y&H helped the solar company with the site surveying, grading design, SWPPP and construction staking.

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Y&H is excited to be implementing a conversion in our CAD program to Autodesk Civil 3D. This week, many of our technical staff will be getting training from our software dealer. We are confident that this new upgrade will help our staff improve our product for our clients.