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Design Specifications and Standards for Handrail Tactile Indicators for the Blind in Toilets

It is advisable to set up toilets for the blind near the public toilets or in appropriate locations. After the dedicated toilets are set up, it is not necessary to set up the toilet cubicle for the blind in the public toilets. When the dedicated bathroom adopts a side-hung door, the door leaf should be opened outwards, and the clear width of passage should not be less than 0.80m after the door leaf is opened. And it is necessary to set up a handle on the inside of the door leaf.

The design specifications and standards for the handrail tactile indicator for the blind in the bathroom are as follows:

(1) Handrails for the blind should be installed on both sides of ramps, stairs and more than two steps and three sides around the elevator. The handrail tactile indicator should be consistent.

(2) The shape, specification and color of the handrail tactile indicator for the blind should be designed to be easy to identify and grasp. The cross-section size of the handrail tactile indicator should be 35mm to 50mm, and the clearance between the inner side of the handrail and the wall should be 40mm.

(3) Handrail tactile indicators of ramps, stairs and steps should extend horizontally for more than 0.30m at the start and end points.

(4) The handrail for the blind should be made of high-quality wood or other better materials, and the handrail tactile indicator must be installed firmly and should be able to bear the weight of the body.

(5) The floor of the toilet cubicle should be flat, not smooth without water and height difference. And a clothes hook of 1.20m high should be set in the toilet seat.

Wuyi Xiongchang Hardware Manufacturing Co.,Ltd provides a variety of designs for handrail tactile indicator in different directions for you to choose accurately. The design and manufacture of tactile indicators comply with different tactile indicator standards in the world, such as Japan's JIS standard and New Zealand's AS/NZS 1428.4.1.2009. Our various tactile indicator standards set requirements for new construction projects and the design and application of tactile indicators to ensure the safe and dignified actions of the blind or the visually impaired in daily life.

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