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Airport Operations 29 Which practices do you employ as part of your airport's safety program? None of the above 2 Tenant Safety Meetings 47 Regular field condition reporting (NOTAMS) Employee Safety 136 Program 73 Aviation Fuel Quality Regular self inspections Control Program of airfield systems and 95 navigational aids 135 Preventive Maintenance Program 109 Daily safety and self inspection program 129 Safety Signage 109 Airfield Safety Rules and Regulations 118 Figure 3. Airport safety practices employed by survey respondents. signs, and lighting are contained in 14 CFR Part 139. In addition, the FAA provides guidance for appropriate airport signage in AC 150/5340-18, Standards for Airport Sign Systems. Terminal Areas and Buildings Because the public uses the airport's building facilities, consideration should be given to safe access and utilization. Well-lighted areas, clean and dry floors, and well-maintained facilities will limit exposure to hazards. Areas off-limits to the public, such as aircraft ramp areas, utility rooms, and basements, should be secured to prevent inadvertent entry. Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities An airport owner also has the responsibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act to safely accommodate individuals accessing public facilities. Local building codes should provide guidance in this area. The "Checklist for Existing Facilities: The Americans with Disabilities Act Checklist for Readily Achievable Barrier Removal" provides a means for assessment. This checklist may be obtained at the Accessing Safety website: www.accessingsafety.org. The FAA also provides guidance to airport managers on this subject in AC 150/5360-14, Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities. This AC is available online through the FAA website: www.faa.gov/regulations_ policies. Tenant and Contractor Protection The airport owner's responsibility to protect airport patrons does not stop with the visiting general public. Airport tenants, contractors, and frequent users of the airport's facilities also require safety awareness and protection. Ideally, safety is addressed when initially establishing a contract or lease with the individuals or companies. The contract or lease should specifically state each party's responsibilities concerning a safe operation, including airport familiarization,