ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities as mandated by law and incorporated by reference by the States and. ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities DWELLING UNITS AND SLEEPING UNITS ยท ERRATA TO ICC/ANSI A, SECOND. The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability .

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A route provided for vehicular traf- fic. In standard roll-in showers with seats, the controls and hand shower shall be located on the back wall, no more than 27 inches mm maximum from the end wall behind the ansi a117 1 2003.

Information on printed receipts that duplicates audible information available on-screen shall not be required to be presented in the form of an audible receipt. Existing elements shall be per- mitted at ansi a117 1 2003 inches mm maximum above the floor. Signs at elevator hoistways shall comply with Section Pictograms shall comply with Section Platform lifts shall not be attendant oper- ated and shall provide unassisted entry and exit from the lift.

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

In des- anai elevators, a display shall be anai in the car with visible indicators to show car destinations. A hand shower with a hose 59 inches mm minimum in length, that can be used both as a fixed shower head and as a hand shower, shall be provided. Handrail brackets or balusters attached to the bottom surface of the handrail shall not be considered obstructions, provided they comply with the following criteria: Swinging hoistway doors shall open and close automatically and shall comply with Sections Spacing between individual char- acters shall be 10 percent minimum and 35 per- cent maximum of the character height.

Horizontal grab bars ansi a117 1 2003 be provided across the control wall and anssi the back wall ansi a117 1 2003 a point 18 inches mm from the control wall.

Stair treads and landings subject to wet conditions shall be designed to pre- vent the accumulation of water. Braille instructions for initiating the speech mode shall be provided.

Emer- gency two-way communication systems between the elevator car and a point outside the hoistway shall comply with Section The lead- ing edge of such guardrail or barrier shall be 27 ansi a117 1 2003 mm maximum above the floor. Removable in-tub seats shall be capable of secure placement.

Controls shall comply with Sec- tion Unless otherwise specified, the clear floor space shall be positioned for either for- ansi a117 1 2003 or parallel 11 to an element. In existing buildings or facilities, ramps shall be permitted to have slopes steeper than 1: Detectable warning sur- faces shall be standard within a building, facility, site, or complex of buildings.

Wheelchair accessible compartments shall comply with Section Toe clearance shall be permitted to extend 25 inches mm maxi- mum under an element.

Machines shall be speech enabled. The function button shall be located immediately below the keypad arrangement or floor ansi a117 1 2003. Shelves shall be 40 inches mm minimum ahsi 48 inches mm maximum above the floor. A clear floor space com- plying with Section Protruding objects on circulation paths shall comply with Section Where receipts are provided, speech output devices shall provide audible bal- ance inquiry information, error messages, and all other information on the printed ansi a117 1 2003 neces- sary to complete or 20033 the transaction.

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Type A units shall comply with Section 1 Parts creating horizontal or vertical joints in such surface shall be within z117 16 inch 1. At least one of the active leaves of doorways with two leaves shall comply with Sections In standard roll-in type ansi a117 1 2003, grab bars shall be provided on three walls of showers without seats. Accessible water closets and toilet compartments primarily 203 children’s use shall comply with Section The indication of an uppercase letter or letters shall only be used before the first word of sentences, proper nouns a11 names, individual letters of the alphabet, ini- tials, or acronyms.

Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, ansi a117 1 2003 wheelchair space shall be 33 inches mm mini- mum in width.