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Create a Public account for the Standards Hub by clicking here to register: The reason for this is that a large percentage of vision impaired people still retain partial vision and can detect the contrast provided by suitably coloured tactiles.
Draft for Public Comment of AS 1428.4, Design For Access and Mobility—Wayfinding
Choosing hard 148.4, UV Stabilised Tactiles is essential to maintain appearance and functionality. Product colours should be used as a guide only. Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public environment: Go to the Standards Hub If you have any questions or would like ass support logging on to Standards Australia contact them on or mail standards. An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided.
Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues provided by tactiles.
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Archives December November October September Poor quality products suffer degradation over time. Public comments close on 18th January The link 142.4 will take you to the Standards Australia page where you can access the standard and provide your feedback on both the content of the Standard and its accessible formats.
Please note that aas following draft is open for public comment: The long awaited Australian Standard for Wayfinding has been released for public comment. If you have any questions or would like additional support logging on to Standards Australia contact them on or mail standards.
Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail platforms, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. Tactiles must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit.
Interested in what ABS West is up to? Standards Australia also ask you to register so that they are able to contact you if they need further clarification regarding your comments. Failure to consider the background colour could result in insufficient contrast. Ratings are as follows: Refer to the luminance chart for selection details.
Actual 1248.4 colours can vary from the colour on your screen due to variations in monitor displays. Contact ABS West for further information, or link to our tactile indicator product page.
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ME Access for People with Disabilities. Furthermore, the information provided is solely for the purposes of TGSIs and is not related to the design, configuration or formation to stairs, handrails, ramps and accessible paths depicted therein. To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:.
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Tactile Indicators – what you need to know – ABS West
To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered: Wayfinding Access for People with Disabilities. Luminance contrast contributes to the efficacy of tactile indicators for visions impaired pedestrians. Due to the nature of their application, tactile indicators need to withstand harsh conditions including constant foot traffic, heavy rolling loads, extreme UV levels and other natural elements such as wind and rain.
Want to make a comment on a draft out for public comment? The contents of this website should not be used as a substitute to detailed analysis or investigations regarding product information, or any queries the reader wishes to have answered. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Go to the Standards Hub. Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to achieve adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard.
Worn surfaces and faded colours eventually render tactiles non-compliant. Submit your details and we’ll add you to our mailing list: Follow Follow Follow Follow.