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Follow Follow Follow Ws. An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided. Wayfinding Access for People with 1428.44. Choosing hard wearing, UV Stabilised Tactiles is essential to maintain appearance and functionality. However, ABS West will not be responsible to loss or damage arising from the use of this information.
Go to the Standards Hub. Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail platforms, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public environment: Worn surfaces and faded colours eventually render tactiles non-compliant.
Luminance contrast contributes to a efficacy of tactile indicators for visions impaired pedestrians. Want to make a comment on a draft out for public comment?
Wayfinding Standard AS 1428.4.2 including Accessible formats- released for public comment
Refer to the luminance chart for selection details. 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.
ME Access for People with Disabilities. Archives December November October September Failure to consider the background colour could result in insufficient contrast. Create a Public account for the Standards Hub by clicking here to register: Poor quality products suffer degradation over time. 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.
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Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to achieve adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard. Tactiles must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit. Submit your details and we’ll add you to our mailing list: Subscribe to our Newsletter. Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues provided by tactiles.
DR AS 1428.4.2-2017
To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:. Interested in what ABS West is up to? The link below will take you to the Standards Australia page where you can access the standard and provide your feedback on both the sa of the Standard and its accessible formats. If you have any questions or would like additional support logging on to Standards Australia contact ax on or mail standards.
Product colours should be used as a guide only.
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: Actual product colours can vary from the colour on your screen due to variations in monitor displays. 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.
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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. 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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