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    Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work

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    Superseded date:  24-06-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1428.1-1998 DESIGN FOR ACCESS AND MOBILITY - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS-NEW BUILDING WORK
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - FOREWORD
    7 - 1 SCOPE
    7 - 2 APPLICATION
    8 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    8 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    8 - 4.1 Angle of approach
    8 - 4.2 Circulation space
    8 - 4.3 Continuous accessible path of travel (accessway)
    8 - 4.4 Grabrail
    8 - 4.5 Handrail
    8 - 4.6 Kerb
    8 - 4.7 Kerb ramp
    8 - 4.8 Landing
    8 - 4.9 Ramp
    9 - 4.10 Step ramp
    9 - 4.11 Walkway
    9 - 5 WALKWAYS, RAMPS AND LANDINGS
    9 - 5.1 General
    9 - 5.2 Walkways
    9 - 5.3 Ramps
    10 - 5.4 Angles of approach for walkways, ramps and landings
    10 - 5.5 Curved ramps and walkways
    12 - 5.6 Camber and crossfall in ramps and walkways
    12 - 5.7 Landings
    12 - 5.8 Kerb ramps and step ramps
    12 - 5.8.1 Location
    13 - 5.8.2 Profile
    14 - 6 HANDRAILS AND GRAB RAILS
    14 - 6.1 Handrails
    15 - 6.2 Grabrails
    16 - 7 DOORWAYS, DOORS AND CIRCULATION SPACE AT DOORWAYS
    16 - 7.1 Provision of entrances
    17 - 7.2 Clear opening of doorways
    17 - 7.3 Circulation spaces at doorways on a continuous accessible path of travel
    17 - 7.3.1 Swinging doors
    20 - 7.3.2 Sliding doors
    21 - 7.4 Distance between doorways in passages
    22 - 7.5 Door glazing (including walls and sidelights)
    22 - 7.5.1 General
    22 - 7.5.2 Frameless or fully glazed doors
    22 - 7.6 Door controls
    22 - 8 LIFTS
    23 - 9 STAIRWAYS
    23 - 9.1 General
    23 - 9.2 Stair geometry
    23 - 9.3 Stairway handrails
    23 - 10 SANITARY FACILITIES
    23 - 10.1 General information
    24 - 10.2 Accessible unisex sanitary facilities
    24 - 10.2.1 General
    24 - 10.2.2 WC pan
    25 - 10.2.3 WC pan clearances
    25 - 10.2.4 Cistern
    25 - 10.2.5 Seat
    25 - 10.2.6 Flushing control
    25 - 10.2.7 Toilet paper dispenser
    25 - 10.2.8 Grabrails
    26 - 10.2.9 Circulation space in WCs
    26 - 10.2.10 WC doors
    26 - 10.3 Washbasins
    31 - 10.4 Washroom fixtures and fittings
    31 - 10.4.1 Mirrors
    31 - 10.4.2 Shelves
    31 - 10.4.3 Soap dispensers, towel dispensers and the like
    32 - 10.4.4 Clothes-hanging devices
    32 - 10.4.5 Shredder disposal units and sanitary incinerators
    32 - 10.4.6 Switches and general purpose outlets
    32 - 10.5 Showers
    32 - 10.5.1 General
    32 - 10.5.2 Opening shower screens
    32 - 10.5.3 Grabrails
    32 - 10.5.4 Shower head support grabrail
    33 - 10.5.5 Shower head
    33 - 10.5.6 Soap holder
    33 - 10.5.7 Taps
    33 - 10.5.8 Folding seat
    33 - 10.5.9 Floor and waste outlet
    33 - 10.6 Combined sanitary facilities
    34 - 10.7 Sanitary facilities for children and adolescents
    34 - 10.8 Sanitary facilities for people with ambulant disabilities
    34 - 10.8.1 General
    34 - 10.8.2 Grabrails
    34 - 10.9 Identification of facilities
    40 - 11 CONTROLS
    40 - 11.1 Door handles and hardware
    40 - 11.1.1 Design and performance
    40 - 11.1.2 Location
    40 - 11.2 Switches and general purpose outlets (power points)
    41 - 11.3 Water taps
    41 - 12 SURFACE ON A CONTINUOUS ACCESSIBLE PATH OF TRAVEL
    42 - 13 CAR PARKING FACILITIES
    42 - 14 SIGNS
    42 - 14.1 Use of international symbol
    42 - 14.2 Form of the international symbol
    42 - 14.3 International symbol for deafness
    44 - 14.4 Form of signs
    44 - 14.5 Signs
    44 - 14.5.1 Location of signs
    44 - 15 SEATING IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT
    44 - 15.1 Auditorium
    45 - 15.2 Surfaces
    45 - 15.3 Special requirements
    45 - 16 HEARING AUGMENTATION-LISTENING SYSTEMS
    45 - 17 LIGHTING
    45 - 17.1 Interior lighting -Safe movement
    45 - 17.2 Provision for people with hearing impairment
    50 - APPENDIX A - EXAMPLES OF KERBS
    52 - APPENDIX B - ANGLES OF APPROACH FOR WALKWAYS, RAMPS AND LANDINGS
    53 - APPENDIX C - CIRCULATION SPACES AT DOORWAYS ON A CONTINUOUS ACCESSIBLE PATH OF TRAVEL
    57 - APPENDIX D - EXAMPLES OF COMBINED SANITARY FACILITIES USING MINIMUM SPACE

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    Specifies design requirements applicable to new building work in public and commercial buildings, to provide access for people with disabilities. Attention is given to the needs of people who use wheelchairs, people with ambulatory disabilities and sensory disabilities, to permit independent use of buildings. This new edition incorporates Amendment No. 1, 1993, and draft Amendment No. 2 issued for public comment as DR 97355.

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    This Standard specifies the design requirements applicable to new building work, excluding work to private residences, to provide access for people with disabilities. Particular attention is given to accessways and circulation spaces and consistent linkages suitable for use by people who use wheelchairs, and access and facilities for people with ambulatory disabilities and for people with sensory disabilities.NOTES:1 This Standard does not contain requirements for furniture and fitments used in the fitouts of such buildings. (See Preface).2 Buildings that are purpose-built for people with disabilities should be designed with regard for the special need of the occupants of these buildings over and above the requirements of the BCA and this Part of the Standard.3 This Standard may also be applied for the provision of access to existing buildings.

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    Committee ME-064
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Draft Revision see DR 00098 CP First published as part of AS CA52.1-1968.Revised and redesignated AS 1428-1977.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1428.1-1988.Second edition 1993.Third edition 1998. First published as part of AS CA52.1-1968. Revised and redesignated AS 1428-1977. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1428.1-1988. Second edition 1993. Third edition 1998.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS/NZS 2208:1996 Safety glazing materials in buildings
    AS/NZS 1680.0:1998 Interior lighting - Safe movement
    AS 1172.1-1993 Water closets of 6/3 L capacity - Pans
    AS 2899.1-1986 Public information symbol signs - General information signs
    AS 1735.12-1994 Lifts, escalators and moving walks - Facilities for persons with disabilities
    AS 1428.4-1992 Design for access and mobility - Tactile ground surface indicators for the orientation of people with vision impairment
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS 2890.1-1993 Parking facilities - Off-street car parking
    AS 1428.3-1992 Design for access and mobility - Requirements for children and adolescents with physical disabilities

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    HB 52-2000 The Bathroom Book
    AS 2876-2000 Concrete kerbs and channels (gutters) - Manually or machine placed
    AS 2156.2-2001 Walking tracks Infrastructure design
    HB 52-2000 The Bathroom Book
    AS 4290-2000 Design and installation of Revolving doors
    AS 2156.1-2001 Walking tracks Classification and signage (Reconfirmed 2018)
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