Category: ADA 101

ADA 101 – Ambulatory Accessible Toilet Compartment Doors

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 604.8.2.2 text and example pictures2010 ADAS Ambulatory Accessible Toilet Compartment Doors

Toilet compartment doors, including door hardware, shall comply with 404, except that if the approach is to the latch side of the compartment door, clearance between the door side of the compartment and any obstruction shall be 42 inches minimum. The door shall be self-closing. A door pull complying with 404.2.7 shall be placed on both sides of the door near the latch. Toilet compartment doors shall not swing into the minimum required compartment area.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Assistive Listening Systems

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 703.7.2.4 text and example pictures 20210 ADAS 703.7.2.4 Assistive Listening Systems

Assistive listening systems shall be identified by the International Symbol of Access for Hearing Loss complying with Figure 703.7.2.4.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Volume Control Telephones

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 703.7.2.3 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 703.7.2.3 Volume Control Telephones

Telephones with a volume control shall be identified by a pictogram of a telephone handset with radiating sound waves on a square field such as shown in Figure 703.7.2.3.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – International Symbol of TTY

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 703.7.2.2 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 703.7.2.2 International Symbol of TTY

The International Symbol of TTY shall comply with Figure 703.7.2.2.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – International Symbol of Accessibility

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 703.7.2.1 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 703.7.2.1 International Symbol of Accessibility

The International Symbol of Accessibility shall comply with Figure 703.7.2.1.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 Signs – Height Above Finish Floor or Ground

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 703.4.1 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 703.4.1 Signs – Height Above Finish Floor or Ground

Tactile characters on signs shall be located 48 inches minimum above the finish floor or ground surface, measured from the baseline of the lowest tactile character and 60 inches maximum above the finish floor or ground surface, measured from the baseline of the highest tactile character.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Controls in Standard Roll-In Type Shower Compartments

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 608.5.2 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 608.5.2 Controls in Standard Roll-In Type Shower Compartments

In standard roll-in type shower compartments, the controls, faucets, and shower spray unit shall be located above the grab bar, but no higher than 48 inches above the shower floor. Where a seat is provided, the controls, faucets, and shower spray unit shall be installed on the back wall adjacent to the seat wall and shall be located 27 inches maximum from the seat wall.

Advisory 608.5.2 Standard Roll-in Type Shower Compartments. In standard roll-in type showers without seats, the shower head and operable parts can be located on any of the three walls of the shower without adversely affecting accessibility.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Rectangular Shower Seats

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 610.3.1 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 610.3.1 Rectangular Seats

The rear edge of a rectangular seat shall be 2 1/2 inches maximum and the front edge 15 inches minimum and 16 inches maximum from the seat wall. The side edge of the seat shall be 1 1/2 inches maximum from the adjacent wall.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Shower Compartment Seats

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 610.3 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 610.3 Shower Compartment Seats

Where a seat is provided in a standard roll-in shower compartment, it shall be a folding type, shall be installed on the side wall adjacent to the controls, and shall extend from the back wall to a point within 3 inches of the compartment entry. Where a seat is provided in an alternate roll-in type shower compartment, it shall be a folding type, shall be installed on the front wall opposite the back wall, and shall extend from the adjacent side wall to a point within 3 inches of the compartment entry. In transfer-type showers, the seat shall extend from the back wall to a point within 3 inches of the compartment entry. The top of the seat shall be 17 inches minimum and 19 inches maximum above the bathroom finish floor. Seats shall comply with 610.3.1 or 610.3.2.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Spacing of Grab Bars

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 609.3 text and example pictures2010 ADAS 609.3 Spacing of Grab Bars

The space between the wall and the grab bar shall be 1 1/2 inches. The space between the grab bar and projecting objects below and at the ends shall be 1 1/2 inches minimum. The space between the grab bar and projecting objects above shall be 12 inches minimum.

EXCEPTION: The space between the grab bars and shower controls, shower fittings, and other grab bars above shall be permitted to be 1 1/2 inches minimum.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

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