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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Hence, any circulation paths among all dwelling units and among all on- site facilities should be as accessible as possible. Electrical and communications-sys- tem receptacles on walls shall be mounted 1 5 in mm minimum above the floor unless the use a17 special equipment requires location at a different position.

The distance from the centeriine of water closet to accessible lavatory shall be 1 8 in mm minimum and from the centeriine of the water closet to the wall shall be 18 in mm.

Pictograms which are un- derstood by sighted persons are frequently not dis- cernible or interpretable by visually impaired per- sons; therefore, pictograms are accompanied by tactile, text descriptors complying with 4. Braille provided in accor- dance with 4. Exposed edges of carpet shall be fastened to floor surfaces and shall have trim along the entire length of the exposed edge.

When narrow stile and rail doors are used, a 12 in mm high minimum, smooth panel, extending the full width of the door, shall be installed anis the push side s of the door which will allow the door to be opened by a wheelchair footrest without creating a trap or hazardous condition. Examples of operable parts are telephone coin slots, push buttons, and handles. Curb ramps with re- turned curbs shall be permitted where pedestrians would not normally walk across the ramp.

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

Dimensions that are not marked “minimum,” “maximum,” or “nominal” are absolute, unless otherwise indicated in the text or captions.

The built-in seat at the head end of the tub is a transfer surface for people to sit on while transferring down into the tub.

All doors in alcoves shall comply with the clearances for front approaches. Accessible storage facilities in- cluding cabinets, shelves, closets, lockers and drawers shall comply with 4.

CABO/ANSI A, –

Ramps shall have level landings at bottom and top of each run. Faucets shall comply with 4. Elevator doors shall remain fully open in response to a car call for 3 seconds minimum.

Ramps serving as aisles adjacent to seating areas shall be permitted to have a running slope not steeper than 1: Countertop or wall-mounted oven 2. Spouts of cantilevered q117 foun- tains and water coolers with knee and toe clear- ances, shall be located 15 in mm minimum from the vertical support and 5 in mm maxi- mum from the front edge. Normally, appliances are wall mounted to achieve reflectance from the ceiling.

ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Accessible lavatory fixtures, sinks, vanities, and built-in lavatories shall comply with 4. As used in the stan- dard, a “change in annsi is a change in the eleva- tion of a walking surface. For example, an occupant chooses to have grab bars installed in the 192 but prefers the stan- dard-height counter and sink. Aisle stairs and aisle ramps provided with a handrail either at the side or within the aisle width. Stone, Sr George E.

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Crutch tips, often extending down at x117 wide angle, are a hazard in narrow passageways where they are not seen by other pedestrians. Wheelchair turning space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clear- ance in accordance with 4.

Thus, a mini- mum clear width of 32 in mm provides ade- quate clearance.

Cross slope of ramp surfaces shall not be steeper than 1: Toe clearance shall be 6 in mm deep maximum and 9 in mm high mini- mum. However, certain functional characteris- tics are well established. If the switch or door is released, such doors immediately begin to close or close completely within 3 to 30 seconds see automatic door. Continuous handrails at the inside turn of stairs and ramps.

Elevator opera- tion shall be automatic.

Accessible telephones shall be equipped with a handset cord length of 29 in mm minimum. Elevator doors shall be provided with a reopening device that shall stop and reopen a car door and hoistway door automatically if the door becomes obstructed by an object or person.

The distance from the side wall or partition to the centerline of the water closet shall be 18 in mm.