Parallel approach

Where the operating area is inside an alcove integral to the ICT, the alcove is deeper than 380 mm (15 inches), and where a parallel approach is possible, the dimension of the access space should be a minimum of 1 525 mm (60 inches) wide. This is shown in Figure 5.

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Figure 5: Manoeuvring Clearance in an Alcove, Parallel Approach

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and measurement
  1. The operating area is inside an alcove integral to the ICT.
  2. The depth of the alcove is greater than 380 mm.
  3. A parallel approach is possible.
  1. Check that the width of the access space is greater than 1 525 mm.
Result If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed.


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