Trademarks: “ICC,” the International Code Council logo and “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI Al )” are trademarks of the. This Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC Al) is a The edition of ANSI Standard A presented the first criteria for accessibil. Major changes/additions from ICC ANSI A – found in the edition of A 1. ICC ANSI. A – Section. ICC ANSI A –
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Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”
The running slope of walking surfaces shall not be steeper than 1: A clear floor space com- plying with Section shall be provided. Symbols of accessibility shall comply with Section Horizontal grab bars shall be provided across the control wall and on the back wall to a point 18 inches mm from the control wall. The highest operable part of a two-way communication system shall comply with Section The procedures of the American National Standards Institute require that action be taken periodically to reaffirm, revise, or withdraw this standard.
Tactile characters complying with Section Handrails in aisles serving seat- ing. Accessible lavatories and sinks shall comply with Section Braille dots shall have a domed or rounded shape and shall comply with Table The highest operable part of the telephone shall comply with Section Where existing ucc floor designa- tions differ from the arrangement required by Section Type B units shall comply with Section 1 Edges shall be rounded.
The x117.1-2003 largely achieved that goal. In a Type B unit, where fixtures are located on both sides of the water closet, a swing-up grab bar complying with Sections The audible signal shall be activated by pressing a function button.
2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Indicators shall be located above the car anl panel or above the door. Raised thresholds and changes in level at doorways shall comply with Sections and Braille instructions for initiating the speech mode shall be provided.
A proposal form and instructions can also be downloaded from www. Ajsl shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background, or dark characters on a light background. Lighting for interior stairways shall comply with Section Where an znsl authority requires flush controls for flush valves to be located in a position that conflicts with the location of the rear grab bar, that grab bar shall be permitted to be split or shifted to the open side of the toilet area.
Clear opening width of doorways with swinging doors shall be measured between the face of door and stop, with the door open 90 degrees.
ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities
A clear floor space com- plying with Section Passing spaces shall be either a 60 ixc mm minimum by 60 inch mm minimum space, or an intersection of two walking surfaces that provide a T-shaped turning space complying with Section A permanent seat at the head end of the bathtub or a removable in-tub seat shall be annsl vided.
Grab bars shall have a cross section complying with Section The Type B units are intended to supplement, not replace, Accessible units or Type A units as speci- fied in this standard.
Removable in-tub seats shall be 15 inches mm minimum and 16 inches mm maximum in depth. Clearance between handrail gripping surface and adjacent surfaces shall be 1 V 2 inches 38 mm minimum.
The verbal announcement indicating the floor shall be completed prior to the initiation of the door opening. Doors shall not swing into the clear floor space or clearance for any fixture.
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. The space between the wall and the grab bar shall be 1 V 2 inches 38 mm.
ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
The spout shall be located 1 5 inches mm minimum from the vertical sup- port and 5 inches 1 25 mm maximum from the front edge of the drinking fountain, including bumpers. The lead- ing edge of such guardrail or barrier shall be 27 inches mm maximum above the floor. Access aisles shall adjoin an accessible route.