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AS 1428.2-1992


Design for access and mobility, Part 2: Enhanced and additional requirements — Buildings and facilities

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Sets out requirements for the design of buildings and facilities for access for people with disabilities. Where appropriate, these requirements are additional to the minimum requirements of AS 1428.1. Also covers requirements for buildings and facilities which are not covered in Part 1.
Published: 10/02/1992
Pages: 49
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Application
3 Referenced documents
4 Definitions
5 Dimensions
6 Circulation spaces
6.1 Clear floor or ground space for a stationary wheelchair
6.2 Circulation space for 180° wheelchair turn
6.3 Circulation space for 360° wheelchair turn
6.4 Width of path of travel
6.5 Passing space for wheelchairs
6.6 Changes in level
6.7 Vertical clearance
6.8 Floor and ground surfaces
7 Continuous accessible path of travel
8 Walkways, ramps and landings
8.1 General
8.2 Outdoor conditions
8.3 Ramp handrails
8.4 Kerb ramps and step ramps
8.4.1 General
8.4.2 Provision of ramps at kerbs
8.4.3 Location at marked crossings
8.4.4 Islands
8.4.5 Surface
8.4.6 Tactile warnings
9 Ground and floor surfaces
10 Handrails and grabrails
10.1 Handrails
10.1.1 General
10.1.2 Stairway handrails
10.2 Grabrails
11 Doorways and doors
11.1 Provision of entrances
11.2 Thresholds
11.3 Lighting
11.4 Call buttons
11.5 Doorways
11.5.1 Clear opening of doorways
11.5.2 Circulation spaces at doorways
11.5.3 Double-leaf doorways
11.5.4 Landings at doorways
11.6 Doors
11.6.1. Door glazing
11.6.2 Glazing in joinery doors or flush doors
11.6.3 Door controls
12 Lifts
13 Stairways
13.1 General
13.2 Configuration of steps
13.3 Warning strip at nosing of steps
13.4 Stairway handrails
14 Car parking facilities
14.1 General
14.2 Vertical clearance for car parks
15 Sanitary facilities
15.1 General
15.2 Grabrails
15.3 Water closets built especially for use by ambulant people with disabilities
15.3.1 General
15.3.2 Grabrails
15.3.3 Doors
15.4 Shower recesses
15.5 Urinals
15.6 Baths
15.7 Washbasins
15.8 Combined sanitary facilities
16 Symbols
16.1 International symbol for access
16.2 International symbol for deafness
16.3 Size of international symbols for access and deafness access
17 Signs
17.1 General
17.2 Height of letters in signs
17.3 Illumination of signs
17.4 Location of signs
18 Warnings
18.1 Tactile ground surface indicators
18.2 Emergency warning systems
18.2.1 General
18.2.2 Audible alarms
18.2.3 Visual alarms
18.2.4 Auxiliary alarms
18.2.5 Installed personal alarm systems
18.3 Signs warning of danger
18.4 Barricades, hoardings and safety rails
18.5 Warnings on doors to hazardous areas
19 Lighting
19.1 Illumination levels
19.2 Light switches
20 Sound levels
21 Hearing augmentation – Listening systems
21.1 General
21.2 Acceptable types of listening systems
21.3 Considerations when choosing an assistive listening system
22 Reach ranges
22.1 Forward reach – wheelchair users
22.2 Side reach — wheelchair users
22.3 Reach of ambulant people with disabilities
22.4 Zone of common reach
23 Controls
23.1 General
23.2 Operation
23.3 Door handles and hardware
23.4 Window handles
23.5 Water taps
24 Furniture and fitments
24.1 Tables, counters and worktops
24.1.1 Height of unit where a single table, counter or worktop only can be provided
24.1.2 Height of unit where two tables, counters or worktops can be provided
24.1.3 Width of seating spaces
24.1.4 Knee and foot clearance
24.1.5 Length of top of counter
24.1.6 Length and depth requirements for worktops
24.1.7 Distance between tables
24.2 Storage
24.3 Beds
25 Viewing ranges
26 Auditoriums and assembly areas
26.1 General
26.2 Podiums and stage areas
27 Street furniture
27.1 General
27.2 Seating in pedestrian areas
27.3 Drinking fountains and water coolers
27.3.1 General
27.3.2 Water outlet
27.3.3 Controls
27.3.4 Recessed drinking fountains
27.3.5 Cup dispensers
28 Gateways and checkouts
28.1 General
28.2 Width
28.3 Ticket or coin feed height
28.4 Barriers
29 Vending machines
29.1 Height
29.2 Controls
29.3 Illumination
29.4 Circulation space
30 Telephones
30.1 Payphones
30.1.1 General
30.1.2 Clear floor space
30.1.3 Height
30.1.4 Protruding objects
30.1.5 Equipment for hearing-impaired people
30.1.6 Dial
30.1.7 Telephone directories
30.1.8 Cord length
30.1.9 Lighting
30.1.10 Circulation space outside a payphone booth with door or a doorway
30.2 Telephones other than payphones
31 Post boxes
31.1 Circulation space
31.2 Operative components
32 Time delay for lights at pedestrian crossings
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 General comments
A3 Storage
A4 Work levels – Preparation centre
A5 Sinks
A6 Water taps
A7 Ovens
A8 Cooktops
A9 Refrigerator
A10 Dishwasher
A11 Ventilation – Range hood
A12 Wall and floor finishes
A13 Lighting and power outlets
A14 Laundry tubs
A15 Washing machine and dryer
A16 Shelves
A17 Ironing board
A18 Clothesline
Appendix B
Appendix C
Cited references in this standard
Design for access and mobility, Part 1: General requirements for access — New building work
Toilet seats and fittings
Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 15: Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods — Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility (EN 81-41:2010, MOD)
Design for access and mobility, Part 1: General requirements for access — New building work
Interior lighting — General principles and recommendations
Content history
DR 90069
AS 1428.2-1992 Rec:2015