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Standards referred to:

I.S. EN 1991-1-1:2002 - Eurocode 1: Actions on structures Part 1-1: General actions –densities, self weight, imposed loads for buildings (including Irish National Annex: 2005)

I.S. EN 81-1: 1999 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - electric lifts (Amd 1) (+A3:2009)

I.S. EN 81-2:1999 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - hydraulic lifts (Amd 1) (+A3:2009)

I.S. EN 81-70:2003 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications for passenger and good passenger lifts. Accessibility to lifts for persons
including persons with disability (Amd A1:2005)

I.S. EN 997:2003 (+A1:2006) WC pans and WC suites with integral trap (AMD Corrigendum 14805) (AMD 16965)

BS 4800:1989 Paint colours for building purposes (whilst the colours in this standard cannot be seen on CD-ROM or online the text can still be used)

BS 6262:1982 Code of practice for glazing for buildings AMD 4063; AMD 4582; AMD 8279 (Partially superseded but remains current)

BS 6262-1:2005 Glazing for buildings Part 1 to Part 7

BS 6440:1999 Powered lifting platforms for use by disabled persons – Code of practice (partially superseded by BS EN 81-40:2008. The remainder of BS 6440:1999 will eventually be superseded by EN 81-41: 2009 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 41: Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility)

BS 6571 - 4:1989 Vehicle parking control equipment- Part 4: Specification for barrier type parking control equipment

BS 7036-1:1996 Code of practice for Safety at powered doors for pedestrian use – Part 1. General

BS 7036-4:1996 Code of practice for Safety at powered doors for pedestrian use – Part 4. Low energy swing doors

BS 8300:2009 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice

BS 8493:2008 (+A1:2010): Light reflectance value (LRV) of a surface - Method of test

BS 8501:2002 Graphic symbols and signs – Public information symbols (AMD 16897)

IEC 60118-4:2006 Electroacoustics. Hearing aids. Induction loop systems for hearing aid purposes. Magnetic field strength (ISBN 978 0 580 50047 3)

Publications referred to:

Accessible Stadia – Sports Ground and Stadia Guide No.1 - A good practice guide to the design of facilities to meet the needs of disabled spectators and other users. www.nads.org.uk

Accessible thresholds in new housing, Guidance for house builders and designers (1999) Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. The Stationery Office, The
Publications Centre, PO Box 276, London SW8 5DT

Architectural Heritage Protection – guidelines for planning authorities – Planning Guidelines No.9, Dept of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Building for Everyone – A Universal Design approach (2010 edition), National Disability Authority, 25 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. www.nda.ie

Good Practice Guidelines on Accessibility of Streetscapes, Local Government Management Services Board (LGMSB), Local Government House, 35 – 39 Ushers Quay Dublin 8

Guidelines for Public Access Terminals, National Disability Authority, 25 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, www.nda.ie

Sustainable Urban Housing: Design Standards for New Apartments - Guidelines for Planning Authorities, Dept of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Traffic Signs Manual – Department of the Environment 1996 (New edition due to be published in 2010 by the Department of Transport)

Other standards and publications

Legislation

Disability Act 2005

Equal Status Act 2000 - 2008

Employment Equality Acts 1998 and 2004

Building Control Act 2007

Building Regulations 1997-2010

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007)

Lift Directive 95/16/EC

Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

General Accessibility

BS 8300:2009 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice

Centre for Excellence in Universal Design www.universaldesign.ie

Building for Everyone – A Universal Design approach (2010 edition), National Disability Authority, 25 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 www.nda.ie (currently under review)

Best Practice Access Guidelines, Designing Accessible Environments, Irish Wheelchair Association, Áras Chúchulainn, Blackheath Drive, Clontarf, Dublin 3. www.iwa.ie

Designing for Accessibility, Andrew Lacey 2004, Centre of Accessible Environments and RIBA Publishing, Centre for Accessible Environments and the Access Lab, 70 South
Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL, www.cae.org.uk (ISBN 1 85946 143 3)

Designing for people with sensory impairments, Stephen Thorpe Access Committee for England, 1986 (ISBN 090397617X)

The Accessible Office. JUM Access Partnership, Royal National Institute of Blind People, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE, www.rnib.org.uk

Approach and Access

Accessible thresholds in new housing, Guidance for house builders and designers (1999) Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. The Stationery Office, The
Publications Centre, PO Box 276, London SW8 5DT

DD CEN/TS 15209:2008 Tactile paving surface indicators produced from concrete, clay and stone (This document is a draft for development and replaces BS 7997:2003)

Circulation

I.S. EN 81-1: 1999 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - electric lifts (Amd 1) (+A3:2009)

I.S. EN 81-2:1999 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - hydraulic lifts (Amd 1) (+A3:2009)

I.S. EN 81-70:2003 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications for passenger and good passenger lifts. Accessibility to lifts for persons including persons with disability (Amd A1:2005)

I.S. EN 10535: 1998 Hoist for the transfer of Disabled Persons
BS 6440:1999 Powered lifting platforms for use by disabled persons – Code of practice (partially superseded by BS EN 81-40:2008. The remainder of BS 6440:1999 will eventually be superseded by EN 81-41: 2009 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 41: Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility)

Automatic Door Systems, Alison Grant 2005, Centre for Accessible Environments and the Access Lab, 70 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL, www.cae.org.uk (ISBN 1 85946 171 9)

Sanitary facilities

Good Loo Design Guide, Andrew Lacey 2004, Centre of Accessible Environments and RIBA Publishing, Centre for Accessible Environments and the Access Lab, 70 South
Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RL www.cae.org.uk, (ISBN 1 85946 144 1)

Facilities

Accessible Stadia – Sports Ground and Stadia Guide No.1 - A good practice guide to the design of facilities to meet the needs of disabled spectators and other users.
www.nads.org.uk

Accessible Sports Facilities formerly known as Access for Disabled People, Updated Guidance 2010, Sport England Publications, PO Box 255, Wetherby, LS 237LZ,
www.sportengland.org

ET101:2008 National Rules for Electrical Installations, Electro Technical Council of Ireland

Communication aids

BS 4800:1989 Paint colours for building purposes (whilst the colours in this standard cannot be seen on CD-ROM or online the text can still be used)

BS 7594:1993 Code of Practice for audio-frequency induction loop systems (AFILS)

BS 5252:1976 Framework for colour co-ordination for building purposes