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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.

ADA 101 – Grab Bars in Standard Roll-In Type Shower Compartments

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 608.3.2 code text and example pictures2010 ADAS 608.3.2  Garb Bars in Standard Roll-In Type Shower Compartments

Where a seat is provided in standard roll-in type shower compartments, grab bars shall be provided on the back wall and the side wall opposite the seat. Grab bars shall not be provided above the seat. Where a seat is not provided in standard roll-in type shower compartments, grab bars shall be provided on three walls. Grab bars shall be installed 6 inches maximum from adjacent walls.

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 – Bathtubs With Permanent Seats Control End Wall

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 607.4.1.2 code text and example pictures 2010 ADAS 607.4.1.2 Bathtubs With Permanent Seats Control End Wall

A grab bar 24 inches long minimum shall be installed on the control end wall at the front edge of the bathtub.

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 – Bathtubs With Permanent Seats Back Wall

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 607.4.1.1 code text and example pictures 2010 ADAS 607.4.1.1 Bathtubs With Permanent Seats Back Wall

Two grab bars shall be installed on the back wall, one located in accordance with 609.4 and the other located 8 inches minimum and 10 inches maximum above the rim of the bathtub. Each grab bar shall be installed 15 inches maximum from the head end wall and 12 inches maximum from the control end 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 – Rear Wall Grab Bar at Water Closets

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 604.5.2 code text and example pictures 2010 ADAS 604.5.2 Rear Grab Bar at Water Closets

The rear wall grab bar shall be 36 inches long minimum and extend from the centerline of the water closet 12 inches minimum on one side and 24 inches minimum on the other side.

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 – Side Wall Grab Bar

ADA 101 with ADAS 2010 section 604.5.1 code text and pictureADAS 2010 604.5.1 Side Wall Grab Bar

The side wall grab bar shall be 42 inches long minimum, located 12 inches maximum from the rear wall and extending 54 inches minimum from the rear wall.

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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