Chapter 11- Provisions for universal design for differently abled, elderly and children Section- 11.7 Lifts

This section outlines the general requirements of lifts for a wheelchair which are as follows:
a. A hand rail not less than 0. 6 m long at 1.0 m above floor level shall be fixed
adjacent to the control panel.
b. The lift lobby shall be of an inside measurement of 1.8 m x 1.8 m or more.
c. The time of an automatically closing door should be minimum 5 seconds and the
closing speed should not exceed 0.25 m/ sec.
d. The interior of the cage shall be provided with a device that audibly indicates the
floor, the cage has reached indicates that the door of the cage of entrance/exit is
either open or closed.