8.3.2.3.2: Forward approach

Where the operating area is inside an alcove integral to the ICT, the alcove is deeper than 610 mm (24 inches), and where a forward approach is necessary, the dimension of the access space should be a minimum of 915 mm (36 inches) wide. This is shown in Figure 4.

A diagram illustrating the content of the text 8.3.2.3.2
Figure 4: Manoeuvring Clearance in an Alcove, Forward Approach

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and measurement
Pre-conditions
  1. The operating area is inside an alcove integral to the ICT.
  2. The depth of the alcove is greater than 610 mm.
  3. A forward approach is necessary.
Procedure
  1. Check that the width of the alcove is greater than 915 mm.
Result If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed.

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 8.3.2.3.2

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