The following are the Australian standards relates to the use of lifts within the built environment. AS1735.12 details specific requirements for people with a disability. Please note these are copyright and we can not issue copies of them.
AS1735.12 sets out requirements for facilities in passenger lifts that are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities. It is complementary to AS 1735.1, AS 1735.2 and AS 1735.3. Where any conflict arises between Parts of AS 1735, the provisions of this Part shall take precedence.
AS 1735.1-2003 (Amdt 1-2006) Lifts, escalators and moving walks – General requirements
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Passenger and goods lifts – Electric
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Facilities for persons with disabilities
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Low-rise platforms for passengers
AS 1735.16-1993 Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Lifts for persons with limited mobility – Restricted use – Automatically controlled
AS 1735.17-1995 Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Lifts for people with limited mobility – Restricted use – Water-drive
AS/NZS 1735.18:2002 Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Passenger lifts for private residence – Automatically controlled
Disabled Lifts are required for buildings with multiple floors. As these are a statutory requirement it is extremely important to ensure that the accessible lifts that are being install meet the Australian Standards requirements. For more information regarding the requirements for Disability Accessible Lifts and the compliance with Australian Standards, please feel free to contact ASN. (Please note that ASN is a for fee consultative company and fees may be applicable for verbal & written advice).
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