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Parents attending to their children using strollers and baby changing activities.
Ada baby changing table height. The handle used to pull the station bed down must be no more than 48 inches from the floor. Baby changing tables shall comply with sections 11b 309 and 11b 902 baby changing tables when deployed shall not obstruct the required width of an accessible route except as allowed by section 11b 307 2 baby changing tables shall not be located in toilet compartments complying with section 11b 604 8 within a multiple accommodation toilet facility. Install at the perfect height.
Ada baby changing station height ada plan 092412 indd koala bear kare baby changing station accessories in public restrooms ada ada restroom design special needs tuesday may 05 2020 photos table and pillow weirdmonger com. Information and figures are taken directly from the 2010 ada standards for accessible design regulation www ada gov and can be freely viewed or downloaded at your convenience. For horizontal changing stations the ada requires that the unit protrude no more than 4 from the wall and be no higher than 27 inches from the floor.
The tops of tables and counters shall be 26 inches 660 mm minimum and 30 inches 760 mm maximum above the finish floor or ground. The station bed when open and laid flat must not require the person changing the child to lift the baby more than 34 from the floor. This is required so patrons using wheelchairs can easily access the unit as well as open and close the changing station.
There are specific mounting heights and other requirements of baby changing stations in restrooms says ada compliance expert joan stein of stein consulting inc pittsburgh. The americans with disabilities act ada is a federal civil rights law that prohibits. The act regulates baby changing stations in the following ways.
306 3 knee clearance knee clearance shall extend 25 inches 635 mm maximum under an element at 9 inches 230 mm above the finish floor or ground. 1b mirror and toilet grab bar mounting. Contact us or call 877 716 2757 to learn more about our products including baby changing stations.
Height 48 inches 1220mm 46 inches 1170mm 42 inches 1065mm 40 inches 1015mm 36 inches 915mm 34 inches 865mm fig. Baby changing tables when deployed shall not obstruct or reduce the required width of an accessible route except as allowed by 11b 307 2. Required width 44 is vitally important inside multi accommodation restrooms with a corridor access to the accessible stall.
They have to be mounted so that the very top of the changing table surface when it is opened cannot be any higher than 34 inches off the floor she says.