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Braille Signs for Sanitary Facilities from Hillmont Braille Signs Sydney

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It is mandatory that all toilets and other amenities for public use have braille tactile signs.

For the visually impaired The Building Code of Australia (BCA) (Clause D3.6) requires that Braille and Tactile signage be displayed on ALL sanitary facilities (other than private residences) Braille and Tactile signage is also required to indicate accessible routes, such as ramps/ lifts for persons in wheelchairs.

The requirements for the identification of sanitary facilities are as follows:

(a) Unisex accessible sanitary facilities shall be identified with -
(i) the international symbol of access; and
(ii) symbols indicating use by both males and females, in accordance with Clause 14.
(b) Showers and combined facilities shall be identified with the international symbol of access in accordance with Clause 14.
(c) Sanitary facilities suitable for people with ambulant disabilities shall not be identified with the international symbol for access.
(d) All symbols and lettering shall be raised tactile.

Hillmont Braille Signs now offer a new FAST TURNAROUND SERVICE for our cost effective, fully compliant MALE/FEMALE/UNISEX/AMBULANT 180mm x 180mm silver self adhesive polycarbonate membranes * (* this applies within Australia only; limited types available).

Hillmont Braille Signs are fully compliant with all requirements of the relevant Australian Standards and Building Codes.

Signs are fully encapsulated in a single unit to ensure that they are resistant to strong cleaning materials and vandalism.

Our manufacturing process means that not only can statutory requirements be met but also individual colour schemes and special graphic design elements can be incorporated to suit your clients requirements.

We offer obligation free design advice on the features relating to directories, tactile maps and wayfinding systems.

Hillmont Braille Signs is one of the most successful and innovative manufacturers of Braille in Australia and has been manufacturing and supplying Braille/tactile and general signage solutions throughout Australia for over 20 years from our Northwest Sydney location.

High profile projects include the award-winning wayfinding system at the University of Sydney, many of the facilities for the Sydney 2000 Olympics, high profile corporate clients as well as the Epping to Chatswood railway and Braille signs inside the new Oscar railway carriages.

For the full range of products and services available visit http://www.hillmontbraillesigns.com.au/



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02 9680 2151

28/8 Victoria Ave, Castle Hill, NSW, 2154

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