AS 1428.4 PDF

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DR AS 1428.4.2-2017

Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to achieve adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard. ME Access for People with Disabilities. Refer to the luminance chart for selection details. Public comments close on 18th January Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail platforms, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. Product colours should be used as a guide only. Please note that the following draft is open for public comment: 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.

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14228.4 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. If you have any questions or would like additional support logging on to Standards Australia contact them on or mail standards.

Failure to consider the background colour could result in insufficient contrast. The contents 14228.4 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 must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit. Xs 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.

Tactile Indicators – what you need to know – ABS West

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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.

Ad in what ABS West is up to? Archives December November October September Follow Follow Follow Follow. The long awaited Australian Standard for Wayfinding has been released for public comment. Actual product colours can vary from the colour on your screen due to variations in monitor displays.


Create a Public account for the Standards Hub by clicking here to register: Wayfinding 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.

ABS West has taken all reasonable care in producing the content contained in this website. Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues provided by tactiles.

To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered: An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided.

Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public 14428.4 Submit your details and we’ll add you to our mailing list: However, ABS West will not be responsible to loss or damage arising a the use of this information. Choosing hard wearing, UV Stabilised Tactiles is essential to maintain appearance and functionality. To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:. Worn surfaces and faded colours eventually render tactiles non-compliant.

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