ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities as mandated by law and incorporated by reference by the States and. ICC/ANSI A Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities The specifications in this standard make sites facilities buildings and elements. Major changes/additions from ICC ANSI A – found in the edition of A 1. ICC ANSI. A – Section. ICC ANSI A –
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Pedestrian signals are not a171 to comply with the requirement for choosing audible tones. Controls shall comply snsi Sec- tion The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment for primarily children’s use shall be 60 inches 1 mm min- imum in width measured perpendicular to the side wall, and 59 inches mm minimum in a Below Grab Bar depth for wall hung and floor mounted water clos- ets measured perpendicular to the rear wall.
An automatic reset shall be provided. Enclosures for bath- tubs shall not obstruct controls or transfer from wheelchairs onto bathtub seats or into bathtubs.
ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
This American National Standard may be revised or withdrawn at any time. Elevator operation shall be automatic.
The turning space shall be a T-shaped space within a inch 1 mm minimum square, with arms and base 36 inches 91 5 mm minimum in width. Type B units shall comply with Section 1 At water closets primarily for children’s use complying with Section As the car passes a floor and when a car stops at a floor served by the elevator, the corre- sponding character shall illuminate.
The clear floor space shall be centered on the drinking fountain.
Standard and Commentary ANSI A117. 1 /2003 by ICC (Paperback)
Emergency controls shall comply with Section Wheelchair accessible compartments shall comply with Section The high forward reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum where the reach depth is 20 inches mm maximum. Operating instructions and orientation, visible transaction prompts, user input verification, error messages, and all displayed information for full use shall be accessible to and independently usable by individuals with vision impairments.
Each car shall be equipped with a self-leveling feature that will automatically bring arid maintain the car at floor landings within a tolerance of V 2 inch 13 mm under rated load- ing to zero loading conditions.
Water supply and drainpipes under lavatories and sinks shall be insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.
ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities
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Knee and toe space 200 with Section shall be provided. You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time. Special Rooms and Spaces Chapter 8. Two horizontal grab bars shall be provided on q back wall, one com- plying with Section Grab bars shall be 6 inches a117 maximum from the adjacent wall. In alternate roll-in type showers, grab bars shall be provided on the back wall and the end wall adja- cent to the seat.
Tactile characters for elevator car controls shall not be required to comply with Section In a Type B unit, when a side anso is not available for a inch mm grab bar, the sidewall grab bar shall be per- mitted to be 18 inches mm mini- mum in length, located 12 inches xnsi maximum from the rear wall and extending 30 inches mm minimum from the rear anzi.
Where a forward reach is unobstructed, the high forward reach shall be 48 inches Top of gripping surfaces of handrails shall be 34 inches mm minimum and 38 inches mm maximum vertically above stair nosings, ramp surfaces a1117 walking surfaces. Building Blocks Chapter 3. Doors, doorways, and gates designed to be operated only by security person- nel shall not be required to comply with Sections In Type A and Type B units, the vertical grab bar component is not required.
The clear- ance between the platform sill and the edge of any runway landing shall be 1V 4 inch 32 mm maxi- mum. Risers shall be 4 inches 1 00 mm mini- mum and 7 inches mm maximum in height.
A pictorial symbol that represents activ- ities, facilities, or concepts. Where detectable warnings are provided on curb ramps, they shall comply with Sections Spout outlets of wheel- chair accessible drinking fountains shall be 36 inches mm maximum above the floor. Schoonover, PE P Acknowledgment The updating of this standard over the past 5 years could only be accomplished by the hard work of not only the current committee members listed at the time of approval but also the many com- mittee members who participated and contributed to the process over the course of develop- ment.
Existing elements shall be per- mitted at 54 inches mm maximum above the floor. The lead- ing edge of such guardrail or barrier shall be 27 inches mm maximum above the floor. The display screen shall comply with Section Where a high forward reach is over an obstruction, the clear floor space shall extend beneath the element for a distance not less than the required reach depth over the obstruction.
Speech shall be recorded or digi- tized human, or synthesized. If the document is revised or amended, you will be notified by email. An exterior pathway with a prepared surface for pedestrian use. Destination-oriented elevators shall be permitted to have signals visible from the floor ahsi adjacent to the hoistway entrance.