Accessibility Can Be Affected by a Simple Door Knob or Door Handle
This panel-type handle is not accessible because it requires the user to tightly grasp the handle to pull the door open.
The solution is an accessible door handle.
A loop-type handle is accessible because it can be used without grasping, pinching or twisting.
This handle with a thumb latch is not accessible because one must grasp the handle and pinch down on the thumb latch at the same time.
The Solution is an accessible handle.
A lever handle is accessible because it can be operated without tight grasping, pinching or twisting.
[For more information, see p.8, “ADA Guide for Small Businesses”]