The government have provided guidleines for employers with regard to providing toilet facilities for their customers. The law requires you to provide employees with ‘adequate’ washing and toilet facilities. This means that they must:

You should ensure that toilet facilities for disabled people are adequately designed to allow unrestricted access, including for wheelchair users, and that special facilities such as grip handles and accessible sinks/hand dryers are incorporated in the design.

For more details on the legal requirements for businesses download the Workplace Health, Safety and Guidance from the Health and Safety Executive website.

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