Unobstructed high forward reach

Where the access space is integral to the ICT and the forward reach is unobstructed, the essential controls should be located no higher than 1 220 mm (48 inches) above the floor of the access space. This is shown in Figure 8.

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Figure 8: Unobstructed forward reach

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and measurement
  1. The access space is integral to the ICT.
  2. There is an unobstructed access to the controls.
  1. Check that the height of the topmost essential control is no higher than 1 220 mm above the floor contact of the ICT.
Result If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed.

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