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ADA 101 – Unobstructed Forward Reach

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 308.2.1 code textADAS 2010 308.2.1 Unobstructed Forward Reach

Where a forward reach is unobstructed, the high forward reach shall be 48 inches maximum and the low forward reach shall be 15 inches minimum above the finish floor or ground.

Code 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 – Drinking Fountain Spout Location

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 602.5 code textADAS 2010 602.5 Drinking Fountain Spout Location

The spout shall be located 15 inches minimum from the vertical support and 5 inches maximum from the front edge of the unit, including bumpers.

Code 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 – Handrail Clearance

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 505.5 code textADAS 2010 505.5 Handrail Clearance.

Clearance between handrail gripping surfaces and adjacent surfaces shall be 1 1/2 inches minimum.

Code 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 – Elevator Visible Signal Location

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 407.2.2.2 code textADAS 2010 407.2.2.2 Elevator Signal Location.

Visible signal fixtures shall be centered at 72 inches minimum above the finish floor or ground. The visible signal elements shall be 2 1/2 inches minimum measured along the vertical centerline of the element. Signals shall be visible from the floor area adjacent to the hall call button.

EXCEPTIONS:

1. Destination-oriented elevators shall be permitted to have signals visible from the floor area adjacent to the hoistway entrance.

2. Existing elevators shall not be required to comply with 407.2.2.2.

Code 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 – Maneuvering Clearances at Manual Swinging Doors and Gates

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 404.2.4.1 code textADAS 2010 404.2.4.1 Maneuvering Clearances at Manual Swinging Doors and Gates.

Swinging doors and gates shall have maneuvering clearances complying with Table 404.2.4.1.

Code 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 – Elevator Visible and Audible Signals

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 407.2.2.1 code text and example picturesADAS 2010 407.2.2.1 Elevator Visible and Audible Signals

Visible signal fixtures shall be centered at 72 inches minimum above the finish floor or ground. The visible signal elements shall be 2 1/2 inches minimum measured along the vertical center-line of the element. Signals shall be visible from the floor area adjacent to the hall call button.

Code 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 – Platform Lifts Doors and Gates

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 410.6 code text and example picturesADAS 2010 410.6 Platform Lifts Doors and Gates

Platform lifts shall have low-energy power-operated doors or gates complying with 404.3. Doors shall remain open for 20 seconds minimum. End doors and gates shall provide a clear width 32 inches minimum. Side doors and gates shall provide a clear width 42 inches minimum.

Code 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 – Passenger Loading Zones Access Aisle

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 503.3 code text and example picturesADAS 2010 503.3 Passenger Loading Zones Access Aisle

Passenger loading zones shall provide access aisles complying with 503 adjacent to the vehicle pull-up space. Access aisles shall adjoin an accessible route and shall not overlap the vehicular way.

Code 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 – Elevator Floor Designation

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 407.2.3.1 code text and example picturesADAS 2010 407.2.3.1 Elevator Floor Designation

Floor designations complying with 703.2 and 703.4.1 shall be provided on both jambs of elevator hoistway entrances. Floor designations shall be provided in both tactile characters and braille. Tactile characters shall be 2 inches high minimum. A tactile star shall be provided on both jambs at the main entry level.

Code 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 – Position of Clear Floor or Ground Space

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 305.5 code text and example picturesADAS 2010 305.5 Position of Clear Floor or Ground Space

Unless otherwise specified, clear floor or ground space shall be positioned for either forward or parallel approach to an element.

Code 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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