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    Lifts, escalators and moving walks - Facilities for persons with disabilities

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

    Superseded date:  24-06-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1994

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1735.12-1994 LIFTS, ESCALATORS AND MOVING WALKS - FACILITIES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
    4 - PREFACE
    6 - CONTENTS
    8 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    8 - 1.1 SCOPE
    8 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    8 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - SECTION 2 LIFT SIZE
    9 - 2.1 LIFT CAR FLOORS
    9 - 2.1.1 General
    9 - 2.1.2 Allowance for handrails
    9 - 2.2 WIDTH OF DOORWAYS
    9 - 2.3 SERVED LANDINGS
    12 - SECTION 3 FLOORS
    12 - 3.1 SURFACES
    12 - 3.2 ACCESS TO SAFETY GEAR
    13 - SECTION 4 DOORS
    13 - 4.1 TYPES
    13 - 4.2 PASSENGER-PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    14 - SECTION 5 CAR WALLS AND FITTINGS
    14 - 5.1 SURFACES ADJACENT TO CONTROL BUTTONS
    14 - 5.2 PROTRUDING EDGES
    14 - 5.3 HANDRAILS
    14 - 5.3.1 Provision of a mandatory handrail
    14 - 5.3.2 Dimensions and location of handrails
    14 - 5.4 SEATS
    17 - SECTION 6 LEVELLING OF LIFT CARS
    18 - SECTION 7 CONTROL BUTTONS
    18 - 7.1 PROVISION AT LANDINGS
    19 - 7.2 PROVISION IN LIFT CARS
    19 - 7.2.1 Number of control panels
    19 - 7.2.2 Control buttons on control panels
    19 - 7.3 LOCATION
    19 - 7.3.1 Height above floor
    20 - 7.3.2 Distance from corners
    20 - 7.3.3 At lift landings
    20 - 7.3.4 Security system operating devices
    20 - 7.4 DESIGN
    20 - 7.4.1 Operation
    20 - 7.4.1.1 Movement
    20 - 7.4.1.2 Force
    20 - 7.4.2 Size
    20 - 7.4.3 Separation
    20 - 7.4.4 Projection
    20 - 7.4.5 Surface
    20 - 7.4.6 Edges and corners
    21 - 7.4.7 Inclination
    21 - 7.4.8 Highlight
    21 - 7.4.9 Acknowledgment of floor calls
    25 - SECTION 8 INFORMATION
    25 - 8.1 AUTOMATIC AUDIBLE INFORMATION
    25 - 8.2 VISIBLE INFORMATION
    25 - 8.3 TACTILE INFORMATION
    25 - 8.4 SHAPE OF CHARACTERS
    25 - 8.4.1 Numbers and letters
    25 - 8.4.2 Symbols
    25 - 8.5 This Clause has been left blank intentionally.
    25 - 8.6 PROVISION AT LANDINGS
    25 - 8.6.1 Identification of the lift
    26 - 8.6.2 Identification of floor level
    26 - 8.6.3 Indication of travel direction
    26 - 8.7 PROVISION IN LIFT CARS
    26 - 8.7.1 Car position indicator
    27 - 8.7.2 Acknowledgment of floor calls
    27 - 8.7.3 Acknowledgment of communication system
    28 - SECTION 9 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    28 - 9.1 PROVISION
    28 - 9.2 TYPE
    28 - 9.3 ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COMMUNICATION
    28 - 9.4 LIFT IDENTIFICATION FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
    28 - 9.5 PERMANENTLY ATTENDED LOCATION
    28 - 9.6 LIFT CAR
    29 - SECTION 10 LIGHTING
    29 - 10.1 MEASUREMENTS
    29 - 10.2 LIFT CARS
    29 - 10.3 CONTROL PANELS
    29 - 10.3.1 Normal lighting conditions
    29 - 10.3.2 Emergency conditions
    30 - APPENDIX A - TYPICAL ARRANGEMENT OF A LIFT ENTRANCE
    31 - INDEX

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Sets out requirements for facilities in passenger lifts which are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities. Applies only to specific lifts for which a building authority having jurisdiction stipulates the provision of facilities for persons with disabilities, but does not apply to lifts in a sole-occupancy private dwelling.

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    This Standard sets out requirements for facilities in passenger lifts which are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities. It is complementary to AS 1428.1, AS 1735.2 and AS 1735.3.

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    Committee ME-004
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Under Revision See DR 98610 CP First published as AS 1735.12-1986.Second edition 1994. First published as AS 1735.12-1986. Second edition 1994.

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

    AS 1580.602.1-1975 Paints and related materials - Methods of test Visual assessment of gloss
    AS 1680-1976 Code of practice for interior lighting and the visual environment
    AS 2455-1989 Textile floor coverings - Laying practice
    AS 1735.3-1995 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electrohydraulic
    AS 1735.2-1997 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electric
    AS 1428.1-1993 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - Buildings
    AS 1259-1982 Sound level meters
    AS 2659.1-1988 Guide to the use of sound measuring equipment - Portable sound level meters

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

    AS 2890.1-1993 Parking facilities - Off-street car parking
    AS 1735.17-1995 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Lifts for people with limited mobility - Restricted use - Water-drive
    AS 1735.2-1993 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electric
    AS 1428.1-1998 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    AS 1735.2-1997 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electric
    AS 1428.1-1993 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - Buildings
    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
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