8.3.3.1.3.2: Obstructed (< 510 mm) forward reach

Where the access space is integral to the ICT and has an obstruction which is integral to the ICT and which is less than 510 mm (20 inches), the forward reach to all essential controls should be no higher than 1 220 mm (48 inches) above the floor contact of the ICT. This is shown in Figure 9 (a).

A diagram illustrating the content of the text 8.3.3.1.3.2. and 8.3.3.1.3.3
Figure 9: Obstructed high reach

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and measurement
Pre-conditions
  1. The access space is integral to the ICT.
  2. There is an integral obstructed access to the controls.
Procedure
  1. Check that there is clear floor space greater than the required reach depth over the obstruction.
Result If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed.

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 8.3.3.1.3.2

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