Facility : Protruding Objects


Protruding objects, such as directional signs, tree branches, wires, guy ropes, public telephone booths, benches and ornamental fixtures should installed with consideration of the range of a visually impaired person's cane. (detection area) (Eg. detectable objects such as planter box, refuse bin and warning surfaces).
A barrier to warn blind or visually impaired persons shall be provided under stairways or escalators (Fig. 5.3c).
Walkways, halls, corridors, passageways, aisles, or other circulation space should have clear head room to minimize the risk of accidents. (Eg. overhanging obstruction)

  Reference figure :-

Figure 5.3a . Protruding objects.

Figure 5.3b : Overhead hazards.