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  • AS 1428.1-2009

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

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    Published date:  27-11-2009

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    AS 1428.1 2009 Sets out minimum design requirements for new building work, as required by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), to enable access for people with disabilities. It covers aspects of access to and within a building.

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    This Standard specifies the design requirements for new building work, as required by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and the Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards (Premises Standards), to provide access for people with disabilities. Particular attention is given to -(a) continuous accessible paths of travel and circulation spaces for people who use wheelchairs;(b) access and facilities for people with ambulatory disabilities; and(c) access for people with sensory disabilities.NOTE: The BCA and Premises Standards set out requirements for other features of the accessible built environment not covered in this Standard, such as lifts, hearing augmentation, tactile ground surface indicators, signage, glazing, lighting, car parking and toilet numbers, and distribution.This Standard does not include requirements for - (i) wheelchairs that have dimensions exceeding those shown in Figure 1; or(ii) motorized scooters.

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    Committee ME-064
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS 1428.1:2020.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By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.
    Fifth edition 2009. 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. Fifth edition 2009. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (November 2010). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (February 2017).

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    05/30133443 DC : DRAFT MAY 2005 CEN TS 15291 - IDENTIFICATION CARD SYSTEM - GUIDANCE ON DESIGN FOR ACCESSIBLE CARD-ACTIVATED DEVICES
    DD CEN/TS 15291 : 2006 IDENTIFICATION CARD SYSTEM - GUIDANCE ON DESIGN FOR ACCESSIBLE CARD-ACTIVATED DEVICES
    AS 1735.12-1999 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Facilities for persons with disabilities
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    NZS 4520:2010 FIRE-RESISTANT DOORSETS
    I.S. CEN/TS 15291:2006 IDENTIFICATION CARD SYSTEM - GUIDANCE ON DESIGN FOR ACCESSIBLE CARD-ACTIVATED DEVICES
    ISO 21542:2011 Building construction Accessibility and usability of the built environment
    UNE-ISO 21542:2012 Building construction. Accessibility and usability of the built environment.
    CEN/TS 15291 : 2006 IDENTIFICATION CARD SYSTEM - GUIDANCE ON DESIGN FOR ACCESSIBLE CARD-ACTIVATED DEVICES

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

    AS/NZS 3500.2:2018 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    AS 2890.5:2020 Parking facilities On-street parking
    AS 4586-2013 Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
    AS/NZS 1680.0:2009 Interior lighting Safe movement (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2047-2014 Windows and external glazed doors in buildings
    AS 1742.3:2019 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Traffic control for works on roads
    AS 4685.0:2017 Playground equipment and surfacing Development, installation, inspection, maintenance and operation
    SA HB 198:2014 Guide to the specification and testing of slip resistance of pedestrian surfaces
    AS 5100.1:2017 Bridge design Scope and general principles
    AS/NZS 1428.4.1:2009 Design for access and mobility Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment - Tactile ground surface indicators
    SA TS 3695.3:2018 Wheelchairs Requirements for designation of powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters for public transport and/or road-related area use
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