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

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  19-03-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-06-2001

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    The two transparencies for this Standard are available with hardcopy purchases.For PDF purchases the two transparencies are included in PDF format only.

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    1 - AS 1428.1-2001 DESIGN FOR ACCESSS AND MOBILITY - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS-NEW BUILDING WORK
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - FOREWORD
    8 - 1 SCOPE
    8 - 2 APPLICATION
    8 - 2.1 Building Code of Australia
    8 - 2.2 General
    9 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    9 - 4.1 Angle of approach
    10 - 4.2 Braille
    10 - 4.3 Circulation space
    10 - 4.4 Continuous accessible path of travel (accessway)
    10 - 4.5 Grabrail
    10 - 4.6 Handrail
    10 - 4.7 Kerb
    10 - 4.8 Kerb ramp
    10 - 4.9 Landing
    10 - 4.10 Luminance contrast
    10 - 4.11 Ramp
    10 - 4.12 Step ramp
    10 - 4.13 Tactile ground surface indicators (TGSIs)
    10 - 4.14 Tactile signs
    11 - 4.15 Walkway
    11 - 5 WALKWAYS, RAMPS AND LANDINGS
    11 - 5.1 General
    11 - 5.1.1 Circulation space
    11 - 5.1.2 Continuous path of travel
    11 - 5.2 Walkways
    12 - 5.3 Ramps
    12 - 5.4 Angles of approach for walkways, ramps and landings
    12 - 5.5 Curved ramps and walkways
    14 - 5.6 Camber and crossfall in ramps and walkways
    15 - 5.7 Landings
    15 - 5.8 Kerb ramps and step ramps
    15 - 5.8.1 Location
    15 - 5.8.2 Profile
    15 - 5.8.3 Finishes
    18 - 6 HANDRAILS AND GRABRAILS
    18 - 6.1 Handrails
    18 - 6.2 Grabrails
    19 - 7 DOORWAYS, DOORS AND CIRCULATION SPACE AT DOORWAYS
    19 - 7.1 Provision of entrances
    21 - 7.2 Clear opening of doorways
    21 - 7.3 Circulation spaces at doorways on a continuous accessible path of travel
    21 - 7.3.1 Swinging doors
    25 - 7.3.2 Sliding doors
    25 - 7.3.3 Automatic doors
    25 - 7.4 Distance between doorways in passages
    26 - 7.5 Glazing
    26 - 7.5.1 General
    26 - 7.5.2 Glazed viewing panels
    26 - 7.6 Door controls
    26 - 8 LIFTS
    27 - 9 STAIRWAYS
    27 - 9.1 Stair construction
    27 - 9.2 Stairway handrails
    28 - 10 SANITARY FACILITIES
    28 - 10.1 General information
    29 - 10.2 Accessible unisex sanitary facilities
    29 - 10.2.1 General
    29 - 10.2.2 WC pan
    29 - 10.2.3 WC pan clearances
    29 - 10.2.4 Cistern
    29 - 10.2.5 Seat
    29 - 10.2.6 Flushing control
    29 - 10.2.7 Toilet paper dispenser
    29 - 10.2.8 Grabrails
    30 - 10.2.9 Circulation space in WCs
    30 - 10.2.10 WC doors
    31 - 10.3 Washbasins
    36 - 10.4 Sanitary facility fixtures and fittings
    36 - 10.4.1 Mirrors
    36 - 10.4.2 Shelves
    36 - 10.4.3 Soap dispensers, towel dispensers and the like
    37 - 10.4.4 Clothes-hanging devices
    37 - 10.4.5 Shredder disposal units and sanitary incinerators
    37 - 10.4.6 Switches and general purpose outlets
    37 - 10.5 Showers
    37 - 10.5.1 General
    37 - 10.5.2 Floor and waste outlet
    37 - 10.5.3 Opening shower screens
    38 - 10.5.4 Grabrails
    38 - 10.5.5 Shower head support grabrail
    38 - 10.5.6 Shower head
    38 - 10.5.7 Soap holder
    38 - 10.5.8 Taps
    38 - 10.5.9 Folding seat
    38 - 10.6 Combined sanitary facilities
    39 - 10.7 Sanitary facilities for children and adolescents
    39 - 10.8 Sanitary facilities for people with ambulant disabilities
    47 - 10.9 Identification of sanitary facilities
    47 - 11 CONTROLS
    47 - 11.1 Door handles and hardware
    47 - 11.1.1 Design and performance
    48 - 111.2 Location
    48 - 11.2 Switches and general purpose outlets (power points)
    48 - 11.3 Water taps
    49 - 12 SURFACE ON A CONTINUOUS ACCESSIBLE PATH OF TRAVEL
    50 - 13 CAR PARKING FACILITIES
    50 - 14 SIGNS INDICATING ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    50 - 14.1 Use of international symbol
    50 - 14.2 International symbol
    50 - 14.3 International symbol for deafness
    52 - 14.4 Form of signs
    52 - 14.5 Signs
    52 - 14.5.1 Location of signs
    53 - 15 SEATING IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT
    53 - 15.1 Auditorium
    54 - 15.2 Surfaces
    54 - 15.3 Spatial requirements
    54 - 16 HEARING AUGMENTATION LISTENING SYSTEMS
    54 - 17 LIGHTING
    54 - 17.1 Interior lighting-Safe movement
    54 - 17.2 Lighting for people with hearing impairment
    59 - APPENDIX A - EXAMPLES OF KERBS
    61 - APPENDIX B - ANGLES OF APPROACH FOR WALKWAYS, RAMPS AND LANDINGS
    62 - APPENDIX C - CIRCULATION SPACES AT DOORWAYS ON A CONTINUOUS ACCESSIBLE PATH OF TRAVEL
    66 - APPENDIX D - LUMINANCE CONTRAST
    67 - APPENDIX E - EXAMPLE OF SHOWER RECESS AND CIRCULATION SPACE FOR THREE-SIDED SHOWER ENCLOSURES

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    Specifies design requirements applicable to new building work, including public and commercial, 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.

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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 include 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
    Under Revision

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    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.Jointly revised and redesignated as AS 1428.1:2001. 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. Jointly revised and redesignated as AS 1428.1:2001.

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

    AS 3740-2004 Waterproofing of wet areas within residential buildings
    AS/NZS 1680.0:1998 Interior lighting - Safe movement
    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
    AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997 National Plumbing and Drainage Hot water supply systems - Acceptable solutions
    AS/NZS 1428.4:2002 Design for access and mobility Tactile indicators
    AS 1172.1-1993 Water closets of 6/3 L capacity - Pans
    AS 1170.1-1989 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Dead and live loads and load combinations
    AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS 1288-1994 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS 3740-1994 Waterproofing of wet areas within residential buildings
    AS 1188-1990 Radio transmitters and similar equipment - Safe practices
    AS/NZS 4586:1999 Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
    AS/NZS 2890.1:2004 Parking facilities Off-street car parking
    AS 1735.12-1999 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Facilities for persons with disabilities
    AS/NZS 3500.4:2003 Plumbing and drainage Heated water services
    AS/NZS 4586:2004 Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
    AS 2899.1-1986 Public information symbol signs - General information signs
    AS 1172.1-2005 Water closets (WC) - Pans
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    HB 197:1999 An introductory guide to the slip resistance of pedestrian surface materials
    AS 1428.4-1992 Design for access and mobility - Tactile ground surface indicators for the orientation of people with vision impairment

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    AS 3979-2006 Hydrotherapy pools (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4145.2-2008 Locksets and hardware for doors and windows Mechanical locksets for doors and windows in buildings
    AS 1742.10-1990 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Pedestrian control and protection
    AS 1735.17-1995 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Lifts for people with limited mobility - Restricted use - Water-drive
    HB 52-2000 The Bathroom Book
    AS 3745-2002 Emergency control organization and procedures for buildings, structures and workplaces
    AS 1742.10-2009 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Pedestrian control and protection
    AS 4299-1995 Adaptable housing
    AS 2890.5-1993 Parking facilities - On-street parking
    AS 1428.3-1992 Design for access and mobility - Requirements for children and adolescents with physical disabilities
    AS 1530.4-2005 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance test of elements of construction
    AS/NZS 2890.6:2009 Parking facilities Off-street parking for people with disabilities
    AS 2876-2000 Concrete kerbs and channels (gutters) - Manually or machine placed
    AS 5007-2007 Powered doors for pedestrian access and egress (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4226-1994 Guidelines for safe housing design
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2003 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    AS 4145.2-1993 Locksets - Mechanical locksets for doors in buildings
    AS 3769-1990 Automatic teller machines - User access
    AS/NZS 1428.4:2002 Design for access and mobility Tactile indicators
    AS 5100.1-2004 Bridge design - Scope and general principles
    AS 1735.2-2001 Lifts, escalators and moving walks - Passenger and goods lifts - Electric
    AS 3581-1988 Mechanical aids for patient lifting and moving - Safety requirements
    HB 52-2000 The Bathroom Book
    AS 4145.1-2008 Locksets and hardware for doors and windows Glossary of terms and rating system
    AS 1735.15-2002 Lifts, escalators, and moving walks Low-rise passenger lifts - Non-automatically controlled
    AS 4290-2000 Design and installation of Revolving doors
    AS/NZS 3856.1:1998 Hoists and ramps for people with disabilities - Vehicle-mounted Product requirements (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 4775-2007 Emergency eyewash and shower equipment
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 1735.16-1993 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Lifts for persons with limited mobility - Restricted use - Automatically controlled
    AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS 5100.1 SUPP 1-2006 Bridge design - Scope and general principles - Commentary (Supplement to AS 5100.1-2004)
    AS 1905.1-2005 Components for the protection of openings in fire-resistant walls Fire-resistant doorsets
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    AS 1742.7-2007 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Railway crossings
    AS 3962-2001 Guidelines for design of marinas
    AS 1742.13-1991 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Local area traffic management
    AS 4226-2008 Guidelines for safe housing design
    AS/NZS 4586:2004 Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
    AS/NZS 3973:2005 Shower/toilet chairs (mobile and static)
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