8.3.3.2.1: Unobstructed high side reach

Where the access space is integral to the ICT, allows a parallel approach, and the side reach is unobstructed or obstructed by an element integral to the ICT which is less than 255 mm (10 inches), all essential controls should be within a high side reach which is less than or equal to 1 220 mm (48 inches) above the floor of the access space. This is shown in Figure 10.

A diagram illustrating the content of the text 8.3.3.2.2
Figure 10: Unobstructed side reach

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and measurement
Pre-conditions
  1. The access space is integral to the ICT.
  2. A parallel approach to the ICT is possible.
  3. The side reach is unobstructed or obstructed by a part less than 255 mm wide.
Procedure
  1. Check that the height of the topmost essential control is less than or equal to 1 220 mm above the floor contact of the ICT.
Result If check 1 is true then this recommendation is followed.

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 8.3.3.2.1

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