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: Follow Follow Follow Follow. Actual product colours can ws from the colour on your screen due to variations in monitor displays. The long awaited Australian Standard for Wayfinding has been released for public comment.
The link below will take you to the Standards Australia page where you can access the standard and provide your feedback on both the content of the Standard and its accessible formats. To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered: ABS West has taken all reasonable care in producing the content contained in this website.
Public comments close on 18th January Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail xs, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. Interested in what ABS West is up to? Go to the Standards Hub. Refer to the luminance chart for selection details.
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Choosing hard wearing, UV Stabilised Tactiles is essential to maintain appearance and functionality.
Wayfinding Standard AS including Accessible formats- released for public comment
Poor quality products suffer degradation over time. 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. Ratings are as follows: To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Furthermore, the information provided is solely for the purposes of TGSIs and is not related to the design, configuration or formation to stairs, handrails, ramps and accessible paths depicted therein.
Product colours should be used as a guide only.
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Standards Australia also ask you aas register so that they are able to contact you if they need further clarification regarding your comments. Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues provided by tactiles.
Due to the nature xs 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. Tactiles must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit.
Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public environment: Failure to consider the background colour could result in insufficient contrast. An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided. Want to make a comment on a draft out for public comment? Worn surfaces and faded ax eventually render tactiles non-compliant.
Luminance contrast contributes to the efficacy of tactile indicators for visions impaired pedestrians. Contact ABS West for further information, or link to our tactile indicator product page.
Wayfinding Access for People with Disabilities. 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.
Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to achieve adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard.