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AS 1428.4.2:2018

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Design for access and mobility, Part 4.2: ​Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment — Wayfinding signs

The objective of this Standard is to assist in the provision of a built environment that is legible to all people with particular attention to people who are blind or have low vision, through the provision of tactile signs. Other forms of complementary wayfinding including new technologies are not addressed by this
Published: 16/11/2018
Pages: 55
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
Foreword
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Definitions
2 Tactile signs — Identification signs at building and site entry points
2.1 Scope
2.2 General
2.3 Placement
2.4 Sign content requirements
3 Tactile signs — Identification signs for rooms and facilities
3.1 Scope
3.2 General
3.3 Placement of identification signs
3.4 Sign content requirements
4 Tactile signs — Installation requirements
4.1 Scope
4.2 Sign installation
4.2.1 Requirements for vertically mounted signs
4.2.2 Height for signs mounted on an angle
4.2.3 Combined vertically mounted and angled signs
4.2.4 Sign content width
5 Tactile signs — Design requirements
5.1 General design requirements
5.2 Requirements for tactile and braille components of signs
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Raised content
5.2.3 Raised tactile text
5.2.4 Braille
5.2.5 Raised tactile arrows
5.3 Pictograms or symbols
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Raised tactile pictograms
5.3.3 Tactile overlay
Appendix A
A.1 General
A.2 Wayfinding objectives
A.3 Wayfinding system design
A.4 Pre-visit information
Appendix B
B.1 General
B.2 How many people are blind or have low vision?
B.3 Impacts of vision impairment and blindness
B.4 Wayfinding with vision impairment or blindness
B.5 Wayfinding techniques used by people who are blind or have low vision
B.5.1 General
B.5.2 Bolder, bigger, brighter for people who are blind, deafblind or have low vision
B.5.2.1 Bolder
B.5.2.2 Bigger
B.5.2.3 Brighter
B.5.3 Shorelining
B.5.4 Sound/acoustics
B.5.5 Smell
B.5.6 Touch
B.5.7 Other sensory clues
Appendix C
C.1 Building and site identification
C.2 Room and facility identification
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
F.1 Scope
F.2 Design of pictograms
F.3 Tactile overlays for pictograms
Appendix G
G.1 Scope
G.2 Location of raised tactile and braille maps
G.3 Placement of raised tactile and braille maps
G.4 Raised tactile and braille map specifications
G.4.1 General
G.4.2 Visual content of raised tactile and braille maps
G.4.3 Construction/Design requirements
G.5 Mapping symbols
G.5.1 General
G.5.2 Raised tactile mapping symbols
Bibliography
Cited references in this standard
AS 1428.4.1
Design for access and mobility, Part 4.1 Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment — Tactile ground surface indicators
[Current]
Design for access and mobility, Part 1: General requirements for access — New building work
Content history
DR AS 1428.4.2:2018