Visit our website and learn more about DR AS standards. AS/NZS Design for access and mobility – Part Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment: Tactile ground surface. AS/NZS Design for access and mobility – Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment – Tactile ground.
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Submit your details and we’ll add you to our mailing list: Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public environment: Public comments close on 18th January Furthermore, the information provided is solely for the purposes of TGSIs and 1428. not related to the design, configuration or formation to stairs, handrails, ramps and accessible paths depicted therein. Tactiles must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit.
Worn surfaces and faded colours eventually render tactiles non-compliant. Refer to the luminance chart for selection details. Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to achieve adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard. zs
To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:. The link below will take you to the Standards Australia page where you can access the standard and provide 14228.4 feedback on both the content of the Standard and its accessible formats. Go to the Standards Hub If you have any questions or would like additional support logging on to Standards Australia contact them on or mail standards.
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Please note that the following draft is open for public comment: Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail platforms, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. Poor quality products suffer degradation over time.
Wayfinding Access for People with Disabilities. Luminance contrast contributes to the efficacy of tactile indicators for visions impaired pedestrians. Follow Follow Follow Follow. Go to 148.4 Standards Hub. Create a Public account for the Standards Hub by clicking here to register: ME Access for People with Disabilities.
The reason for this is that a large percentage of vision impaired people still retain partial vision and can detect the contrast provided by suitably coloured tactiles. Interested in what ABS West is up ad Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues provided by tactiles.
However, ABS West will not be responsible to loss or damage arising from the use of this information. Actual product colours can vary from the colour on your screen due to variations in monitor displays.
Failure to consider the background colour could result in insufficient contrast. Product colours should be used as a guide only.
ABS West has taken all reasonable care in producing the content contained in this website. An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided. Ratings are as follows: Subscribe to our Ws.
The long awaited Australian Standard for Wayfinding has been released for public comment. The contents of this website should not be used as a substitute to detailed analysis or investigations regarding product information, or any queries the reader wishes to have answered.
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Wayfinding Standard AS including Accessible formats- released for public comment
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Due to the nature of their application, tactile indicators need to withstand harsh conditions including constant foot traffic, heavy rolling loads, extreme UV levels and other natural elements such as wind and rain. Choosing hard wearing, UV Stabilised Tactiles is essential to maintain appearance and functionality. By registering you receive a Standards Hub account, which allows you to return at 14284.
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Wayfinding Standard AS 1428.4.2 including Accessible formats- released for public comment
Want to make a comment on a draft out for public comment? Contact ABS West for further information, or link to our tactile indicator product page. To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered: