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11B-1008.3.2 Transfer steps.

Transfer steps shall be provided where movement is intended from transfer platforms to levels with elevated play components required to be on accessible routes. Transfer steps shall comply with Section 11B-1008.3.2.

Figure (a) is an elevation drawing of a transfer step 8 inches high maximum.


Figure (b) is a plan view of a transfer step that is 14 inches deep minimum and 24 inches long minimum.


FIGURE 11B-1008.3.2

11B-1008.3.2.1 Size.

Transfer steps shall have level surfaces 14 inches (356 mm) deep minimum and 24 inches (610 mm) wide minimum.

11B-1008.3.2.2 Height.

Each transfer step shall be 8 inches (203 mm) high maximum.

11B-1008.3.2.3 Transfer supports.

At least one means of support for transferring shall be provided.

[2010 ADAS] Advisory 1008.3.2.3 Transfer Supports. Transfer supports are required on transfer platforms and transfer steps to assist children when transferring. Some examples of supports include a rope loop, a loop type handle, a slot in the edge of a flat horizontal or vertical member, poles or bars, or D rings on the corner posts.

11B-1008.3.2.4 Contrasting stripe.

Striping complying with Section 11B-504.4.1 shall be provided at each transfer step.


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