The following are the Australian standards relates to the use of lifts within the built environment. AS1735.12 details specific requirements for people with a disability. Please note these are copyright and we can not issue copies of them.
AS1735.12 sets out requirements for facilities in passenger lifts that are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities. It is complementary to AS 1735.1, AS 1735.2 and AS 1735.3. Where any conflict arises between Parts of AS 1735, the provisions of this Part shall take precedence.
AS 1735.1-2003/Amdt 1-2006
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – General requirements
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Passenger and goods lifts – Electric
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Facilities for persons with disabilities
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Low-rise platforms for passengers
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Lifts for persons with limited mobility – Restricted use – Automatically controlled
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Lifts for people with limited mobility – Restricted use – Water-drive
Lifts, escalators and moving walks – Passenger lifts for private residence – Automatically controlled
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