8.3.2.6: Knee clearance
Where an obstacle is integral to the ICT, the space under the obstacle that is between 230 mm and 685 mm above the floor is considered knee clearance and should:
a) extend no more than 635 mm (25 inches) under the obstacle at a height of 230 mm (9 inches) above the floor;
b) extend at least 280 mm (11 inches) under the obstacle at a height of 230 mm (9 inches) above the floor;
c) extend at least 205 mm (8 inches) under the obstacle at a height of 685 mm (27 inches) above the floor;
d) be between 230 mm (9 inches) and 685 mm (27 inches) above the floor be permitted to be reduced in depth at a rate of 25 mm (1 inch) for each 150 mm (6 inches) in height.
This is shown in Figure 7.
Figure 7: Knee clearance
Testing methods
a)
Type of compliance  Inspection and measurement 

Preconditions 

Procedur 

Result  If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed. 
b)
Type of compliance  Inspection and measurement 

Preconditions 

Procedure 

Result  If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed. 
c)
Type of compliance  Inspection and measurement 

Preconditions 

Procedure 

Result  If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed. 
d)
Type of compliance  Inspection and measurement 

Preconditions 

Procedure 

Result  If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed. 