ANSI A117 1992 PDF

The clearest standards for accessible and usable facilities. Illustrations next to the text simplify and explain uses of the standard. These publications are a must. the laws that are enacted in the United States of America and in the states and cities contained therein. ±. «ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and. – CROSS REFERENCE. CABO/ANSI A ICC/ANSI A e and Application. Chapter 1. Application and Administration.

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Sans serif typefaces or a simple serif typeface without excessive flourishes or deviation in stroke width have been found to be the most legible. Enclosures for show- er stalls shall not obstruct controls or obstruct transfer from wheelchairs onto shower seats. If compliance with 4.

A 30 in mm minimum width is acceptable when alter- ations are made, since the shower stall in Fig. Such designs reduce the chance of injury and imbalance caused by w117 back against the fittings.

A slope steeper than 1: Several maps and auditory in- structions have been developed and tested for specific applications.

ANSI A117.1 (1992): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

A ahsi and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway aa117 to in- dicate which car is answering a call and the direc- tion of travel, except that in-car signals located in cars, visible from the floor area adjacent to the hall call buttons, and conforming to the requirements of this subsection, shall be acceptable. Braille provided in accor- dance with 4. Moreover, contact with the pipes causes cuts and bruises. Accessible viewing positions in auditorium and assembly areas with fixed seating shall comply with 4.

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A visible and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway entrance to in- dicate which car is answering a call, except that in- car signals complying with 4. Privacy shields shall not extend beyond the front edge of the urinal rim, unless they are 30 in mm apart minimum.


The level of illumi- anis at the car controls, platform, and car thresh- old and landing sill shall be 5 footcandles Dashed lines indicate minimum length of clear space required on each arm of the T-shaped space in order to complete the turn.

Slopes of curb ramps shall comply with 4. The separation between adjacent ap- pliances shall not exceed ft 30 m. The distance from the side wall or partition to the centerline of the water closet shall be 18 in mm.

On the back wall a bar of the same length as the higher bar shall be provided 9 in mm above a1177 rim of the tub. They shall be connected by an ac- cessible route to all accessible spaces or elements within the building or facility. The information must be tai- lored to the specific facility, its emergency plan, and the intended audience. The mini- mum square room size contained in Table 4. One full unobstructed side of the clear floor or ground space for a wheelchair shall adjoin anei overlap an accessible route or ad- join another wheelchair clear floor space.

However, because toe or knee space is not available at the toilet, the wheelchair maneu- vering space is clear of the toilet. A wheelchair accessible stall less than 48 in mm wide does not effectively serve most wheel- chair users and should not be permitted. Locating refrigerators so that their doors swing back degrees is more convenient for wheelchair users.

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Thus, two streams of traffic pass in 64 in mm of width in a comfortable flow. Where the automatic teller machine is designed to be used by pedestrians, the video display screen shall be placed so that the lower edge shall be at a height of 38 in mm maximum off the ground or be adjustable.

It is much more difficult for a wheel- chair user to negotiate a U-turn half-circle turn around a narrow obstacle than to make two right- angle turns separated by a distance of 48 in mm minimum. Closers with delayed ac- tion features give a person more time to maneuver through doorways.

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1992 CABO/ANSI A117.1 (PDF Download)

If instructions for use are provided, essential infor- mation shall be presented in both tactile and visual form. Toilet paper dispensers shall comply with 4.

Emergency controls, including the emergency alarm, shall be grouped at the bottom of the panel. The location of wheelchair areas is planned so that a variety of positions within the seating are provid- ed. Displayed textual, symbolic, tactile and pictorial information. The length of an alcove shall be 60 in mm minimum when the depth exceeds 10 in mm.

Reasonably equivalent access and use means that the entry to, and use of, a building or facility by persons with disabilities is achieved with standards or measurements which are individually tailored to the historic building or facility.

Shower head and control area may be on back wall as shown or on either side wall. If the clear floor space al- lows only forward approach to an object and is un- obstructed, the high forward reach permitted shall be 48 in mm maximum and the low forward reach shall be 15 in mm minimum above the floor. Mirrors shall be located in a position affording a view to a person seated on a bench or a wheel- chair, as well as to a person in a standing position.

The automatic door reopening device is activated if an object passes through either line A or line B.

Where telecommunication devices for the deaf are required, they shall be identified by the in- ternational telecommunications device for the deaf symbol and ansj as shown in Fig. In new construction, the preferred minimum width is 36 in mm. Control buttons shall be raised, flush or recessed. The car emergency signaling de- vice shall not be limited to voice communication.