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Providing Goods and Services to People with Disabilities
(Updated July 25, 2012)
Multimatic Inc. and its affiliated companies (collectively, "Multimatic") are committed to excellence in serving all customers, including people with disabilities.
Assistive devices: Customers with assistive devices will be welcomed onto Multimaticís premises that are open to the public. If a customer is unable to use his/her assistive devise on our premises, we will ensure that an alternate means for obtaining our goods and services is provided.
Communication: We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disabilities.
Service animals: We welcome people with disabilities and their service animals. Service animals are allowed onto those parts of our premises that are open to the public, unless otherwise excluded by law. In the event a service animal is excluded by law, we will ensure that an alternate means for obtaining our goods and services is provided.
Support persons: A person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person will be allowed to have that person accompany them on our premises that are open to the public.
Notice of temporary disruption: In the event of a planned or unexpected disruption to services or facilities for customers with disabilities, Multimatic will notify customers promptly by placing a notice in a conspicuous place on our premises. This notification will include the reason for the disruption, its anticipate duration and a description of alternate facilities or services, if any.
Training for staff: Multimatic will provide training to staff who deal with the public or other third parties on their behalf or who are involved in developing policies regarding the provision of our goods and services.
Training will include:
- An overview of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the requirements of the customer service standard
- Multimatic Accessible Customer Service Plan/Policy
- How to interact and communicate with people with various types of disabilities
- How to interact with people with disabilities who use an assistive device or require the assistance of a service animal or a support person
- What to do if a person with a disability is having difficulty in accessing our goods and services
Applicable staff will also be trained when this policy is implemented (or as soon as practical when they are assigned to such a position) and when changes are made to our policies regarding accessibility. Multimatic will keep a record of who was trained, on what, and the applicable dates.
Feedback process: Customers who wish to provide feedback on the way we provide our goods and services to people with disabilities can do so verbally or in writing. All feedback should be directed to the Human Resources Department at: Multimatic Inc., 85 Valleywood Drive, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 5E5, or by telephone at (905) 470-9149.
Feedback that is in the nature of a complaint should be addressed according to Multimaticís regular complaint management procedures. Please contact our Human Resources Department verbally, or in writing at: Multimatic Inc., 85 Valleywood Drive, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 5E5, or at (905) 470-9149 for further details.
Availability of Documents: Upon request, Multimatic will provide members of the public with a copy of this policy and any other documents required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. The documents will be provided in a manner that considers the requesting individualís disabilities, if applicable.
Notice of the availability of this policy and the above-noted feedback process will be posted on the Multimatic Inc. website and in the Reception areas of our premises that are open to the public.
Modifications to this or other policies: Any of Multimaticís policies that do not respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities will be modified to do so.