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AS 1735.12-1999

[Available Superseded]

Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 12: Facilities for persons with disabilities

Sets out requirements for passenger lifts which are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities. Applies only to lifts for which a building authority having jurisdiction stipulates the provision of facilities for persons with disabilities; however, it does not apply to lifts in a private residence.
Published: 05/05/1999
Pages: 19
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About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.1 Application
1.1.1 General
1.1.2 Building Code of Australia
1.2 Referenced documents
1.3 Definitions
2 Lift car size
3 Car floors
3.1 Surfaces
3.2 Access to safety gear
4 Doors
4.1 Types
4.2 Passenger-protection systems
4.3 Door open dwell time
5 Car walls and fittings
5.1 Surfaces adjacent to control buttons
5.2 Protruding edges
5.3 Handrails
5.3.1 Provision of a handrail
5.3.2 Dimensions and location of handrails
5.4 Seats
6 Levelling of lift cars
7 Control buttons
7.1 Provision at landings
7.2 Provision in lift cars
7.2.1 Number of control panels
7.2.2 Control buttons on control panels
7.2.3 Key pads
7.3 Location
7.3.1 Height above floor
7.3.2 Distance from corners
7.3.3 At lift landings
7.3.4 Security system operating devices
7.4 Design
7.4.1 Operation Movement Force
7.4.2 Size
7.4.3 Separation
7.4.4 Projection
7.4.5 Surface
7.4.6 Edges and corners
7.4.7 Inclination
7.4.8 Highlight
7.4.9 Identification of control buttons
8 Information
8.1 Automatic audible information
8.2 Visible information
8.3 Tactile information
8.4 Shape of characters
8.4.1 Numbers and letters
8.4.2 Symbols
8.5 Indication of travel direction
8.6 Provision in lift cars
8.6.1 Car position indicator
8.6.2 Acknowledgment of floor calls
9 Communication systems
9.1 Provision
9.2 Acknowledgment of communication
9.3 Lift identification for communication system
9.4 Permanently attended location
9.5 Lift car
10 Lighting
10.1 Compliance with AS/NZS 1680.0
10.2 General Lighting Within Lift Cars
10.3 Lighting of lift car controls
Appendix A
Cited references in this standard
[Available Superseded]
Acoustics - Sound level meters, Part 1: Non-integrating
Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 1: General requirements
Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 2: Passenger and goods lifts — Electric
Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 3: Passenger and goods lifts — Electrohydraulic
Guide to the use of sound measuring equipment, Part 1: Portable sound level meters
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