ANSI A117 1 2003 EBOOK

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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The dot shall have a base diameter of 0. The use of American National Standards is completely voluntary; their existence does not in any respect preclude anyone, whether he or she has approved the standards or not, from manufacturing, marketing, ansi a117 1 2003, or using products, processes, or procedures not con- forming to the standards. There shall be no sharp or abrasive sur- faces under lavatories and sinks.

At least one tactually dis- cernible input control shall be provided for each function. In ansi a117 1 2003 facilities, in trans- fer-type shower compartments where provision of a threshold V ansi a117 1 2003 inch 13 mm in height would disturb the structural reinforcement of the floor slab, a threshold 2 inches 51 mm maximum in height shall be permitted.

A vertical grab bar 18 inches mm minimum in length shall be provided on the control end wall 3 inches 75 mm minimum to 6 inches ansi a117 1 2003 maximum above the horizontal grab bar, and 4 inches 1 00 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the shower. The turning space shall be a circular space with a inch mm minimum diameter.

Braille dots shall have a domed or rounded shape and shall comply with Table In transfer-type shower compartments, thresholds V 2 inch 13 mm maximum in height shall be beveled, rounded, or vertical. Handles, pulls, latches, locks, and other operable parts on accessible doors shall have a shape that is easy to grasp with one hand and does not require tight grasp- ing, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.


Where an acoustic cou- pler is used, the telephone cord shall be of sufficient length to allow connection of the TTY and the tele- phone handset. Characters shall not be italic, oblique, script, highly decorative, or of other unusual forms.

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Power-operated swing- ing doors shall remain open for 20 seconds minimum when activated. Bathtubs shall deliver water that is degrees F 49 degrees C maxi- mum. Elevator doors shall be horizontal sliding type. Where a clear floor ansi a117 1 2003 allows a parallel approach to an element and the side reach is unobstructed, the high side reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum and the low side reach shall be 15 inches mm minimum above the floor.

Enclosures on bathtubs shall not have tracks installed on the rim of the bathtub. Ansi a117 1 2003 and symbols on key surfaces asni contrast visu- ally from key surfaces.

Elevator operation shall be automatic. The PDF Download is licensed per individual in which the individual can place on up to four electronic devices for their personal use.

ahsi Ambulatory accessible com- partments shall comply with Section Knee clearance shall be 30 inches mm minimum in width. Should a figure a1117 to illustrate criteria that differ with the text of the Standard, the criteria stated in the text govern.

The rise for any ramp run shall be 30 inches mm maximum. An exterior pathway with a prepared surface for pedestrian use. Space extend- ansi a117 1 2003 greater than 6 inches 1 50 mm beyond the available knee clearance at 9 inches mm above the floor shall not be considered toe clear- anwi.

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. Existing elevator car configura- tions that provide a clear floor area of 16 square feet 1. A pictorial symbol that represents activ- ities, facilities, or concepts. Where provided, Remote Infrared Audible Sign Transmitters shall be designed to communicate with receivers comply- ing with Section Public tele- phones ansi a117 1 2003 to have volume controls shall be equipped with a receive volume control ansi a117 1 2003 pro- vides a gain adjustable up to 20 dB minimum.


An adjustable-height shower head mounted on a verti- 2030 bar shall be installed so as to not obstruct the use of grab bars.

Requests for interpretations should be addressed to the secretariat or sponsor whose name appears on the title page of this standard. Characters shall be conventional in form. Where the reach depth exceeds 20 inches mmthe high forward reach shall be 44 inches 1 mm maximum, and the reach depth shall be 25 inches mm maximum. Znsi Elements and Features Chapter 7. A clear floor space 1a17 plying with Section shall be provided.

Grab bars for water closets shall comply with Section Where handrails are required at the side of a corridor they shall ansi a117 1 2003 with A1117 tions ansi a117 1 2003 A seat wall, 24 inches mm minimum and 36 inches mm maximum in length, shall be provided on the entry side of the compartment.

ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

A parallel approach complying with Section shall be permitted at lavatories and ansi a117 1 2003 used primarily by children ages 5 and younger. An L-shaped continuous grab bar of equivalent dimensions and positioning shall be permitted to serve the function of separate vertical and horizontal grab bars.

A standardized surface fea- ture built in or applied to floor surfaces to warn of hazards on a circulation path.