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Don't Put Soap Out Of Reach Of Wheelchairs

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How should a soap dispenser be installed in a handicap restroom?

Don't Put Soap Out Of Reach Of Wheelchairs

A correctly placed soap dispenser is an essential handicap bathroom accessory. To accommodate people in wheelchairs, install a wall-mounted soap dispenser so that the push buttons to dispense the soap are no higher than 44 inches (1120 mm) about the floor. Also, be sure that soap dispensers in handicap bathrooms can be operated with one hand, and that they don't require more than a few pounds of force or excessive twisting of the wrist to access the soap.

   

Comments

10/5/2007 7:43:38 AM
James V. Vitale, AIA said:

Please refrasin from your continuing use of the "H" word in your posts. The correct term is accessible restroom. ADA dropped the use of the "H" word 17 years ago.


10/20/2007 2:03:30 PM
john said:

how do i clean a public restroom




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