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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The button a17 designates the up direction shall be located above the button that designates the down direction. Stalls between the two recommended sizes do not effectively serve disabled persons who wish to use a shower without assistance.

Briggs, PE William D. Wall-mount- ed or post-mounted cantilevered units shall extend 1 aa117 in mm minimum from the vertical support. One spout adheres to ansj in mm height; the recommended height for the higher spout is 42 in mmmeasured from 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.

Committee approval of the Standard does not necessarily imply that all Committee members voted for its approval. The power assist is provid- ed upon the activation of a switch or the use of con- tinued force applied to the door itself. The separation between adjacent ap- pliances shall not exceed ft 30 m.

Design and loca- tion of floor drains should not impede the use of plumbing fixtures. Accessible seating for people in wheelchairs at tables, service counters, and work surfaces shall have knee spaces 27 in mm high minimum, 30 in mm wide min- imum, and 19 in 1a17 deep minimum.


Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”

If a clear floor space is located in an alcove or otherwise confined on all or part of three sides, additional maneuvering clearances shall be provided as fol- lows: Shower stalls that are 36 by 36 in 91 5 by 91 5 mm wide provide additional safety to people who have difficulty maintaining balance because all grab bars and walls are within easy reach. Lavatories complying with 4. Signs designating park- ing spaces for a person with a physical disability are seen from a driver’s seat if the signs are mounted high enough above the ground and locat- ed at the front of a parking space.

The force re- quired to stop door movement shall be 15 lb This standard specifies a minimum space of in mm di- ameter for a pivoting degree turn of a wheel- chair. Provision of a space large enough for two wheelchairs allows people who are coming to a performance together to sit together.

Dishwashers shall have 1992 rack space accessible from the front of the machine for loading and unloading dishes. Clear spaces 30 in mm wide minimum under counters at the side of ovens are an added convenience.

Additional rooms beyond those accessible to wheelchair users are recommended to be equipped with emergency visible signaling appliances. Ramps are essential for wheel- chair users if elevators or lifts are not available to connect different levels.

Water supply and drain pipes under lavatories or sinks shall be insulated or otherwise configured to pro- tect against contact. Access aisles serving acces- sible parking spaces or passenger loading zones shall be at the same level as the spaces or loading zones they serve.


Emergency control buttons shall have their centerlines 35 in mm minimum above the floor.

Controls shall be located be- tween the rim of the tub and the grab bar at the foot of the tub. All doors to accessible toilet rooms, bathrooms, bathing facilities, and shower rooms shall comply with 4. The structural strength of seats and their attach- ments shall comply with 4. Thus, signage positioned perpendicular to the path of travel is easiest for them to notice. Handrails shall be at a consistent height above stair nosings and ramp surfaces.

1992 CABO/ANSI A117.1 (PDF Download)

Curb ramps shall be 36 in mm wide minimum, exclusive of flared sides. The requirements for handrails in this standard are for adults and chil- dren five years of age and older. The clear knee space shall be 8 in anssi in depth minimum at 27 in mm min- imum above the floor or ground, and 1 1 in mm in depth minimum at 9 in mm minimum above the floor or ground.

The width for two wheelchairs to pass shall be 60 in mm minimum. Such 1992 shall be 2 in 51 mm high nomi- nal and shall comply with 4. Where the width of the walking surface at the top of the ramp and parallel to the run of the ramp is less than 48 in mm wide, the flared sides shall have a slope not steeper than 1: