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Signs & Glazing Bands

Why do we need glazing bands visual indicators on glazing?

Glazing bands are needed for people with vision impairment to alert them to a barrier created by clear glass, preventing them from walking through it.More

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What are the requirements for raised tactile and braille signage?

The following items are required when determining whether raised tactile and braille signage compliesMore

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Is Gender Specified Signage In Sanitary Facilities Required?

The BCA is specific in assigning all accessible sanitary facilities, and in some cases, general facilities, as unisex.More

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Is there a ‘Gender Neutral’ toilet sign?

We have created two toilet signs without using the words ‘Gender Neutral’. In fact, the signage does not nominate any gender or have any other gender identifying features. It simply classifies the facility as a toilet.More

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What height should I install Braille and Tactile Signs at?

"All Braille & tactile characters on signs are to be located between 1200mm and 1600mm above the floor level. Where accessible toilet signs just have a single line of text they must have the Braille and tactile characters located between 1250mm and 1350mm above floor level."More

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Our Blogs

BCA 2019 Amendments relating to Access for People with Disability

  • April 30, 2019
  • Alison Shiels

The new BCA 2019, Volume One to be adopted on 1st May includes various amendments which are considered necessary for the effective applicat...

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Accessible Adult Change Facilities Vs Changing Places BCA 2019

  • February 22, 2019
  • Alison Shiels

Update 1 May 2019 NCC 2019 Guide to BCA Volume One Specification F2.9 Accessible adult change facilities Specifi...

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What is an Accessible Adult Change Facility? BCA 2019

  • February 15, 2019
  • Bruce Bromley

A major inclusion into the ‘Building Code of Australia’ is the provision of Accessible Adult Change...

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