AS 1428.4 PDF
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DR AS 1428.4.2-2017
Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail platforms, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:. Choosing hard wearing, UV Stabilised Tactiles is essential to maintain appearance and functionality.
Tactiles must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit. Luminance contrast contributes to the efficacy of tactile indicators for visions impaired pedestrians.
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qs Go to the Standards Hub. Follow Follow Follow Follow. To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered: Refer to the luminance chart for selection details. 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.
ME Access for People with Disabilities. Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to achieve adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard. Want to make a comment on a draft out for public comment? Interested in what ABS West is up to?
Wayfinding Access for People with Disabilities. Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues provided by tactiles. Product colours should be used as a guide only. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Actual product colours can vary 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.
Wayfinding Standard AS including Accessible formats- released for public comment
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Contact ABS West for further information, or link to our tactile 142.84 product page. An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided. Ratings are as follows: 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.
Please note that the following draft is open 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 Ass and its accessible formats.
Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public environment: By registering you receive a Standards Hub account, which allows you to return at a later stage to submit more comments or review your original entries before officially submitting them.
Submit your details and we’ll add you to our mailing list: 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.
Wayfinding Standard AS 1428.4.2 including Accessible formats- released for public comment
Worn surfaces and faded colours eventually render tactiles non-compliant. Public comments close on 18th January Archives December November October September However, ABS West will not be responsible to loss or damage arising from the use of this information.
Standards Australia also ask you to register so that they are able to contact you if they need further clarification regarding your comments. Create a Public account for the Standards Hub by clicking here to register: 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. Failure to consider the background colour could result in insufficient contrast.