DDA Regulations

The Disability Discrimination Act is a piece of legislation that promotes civil rights for disabled people and protects disabled people from discrimination, there is an area within this that protects individuals from the Dangers of glass & Glazing

These are for Glass Entrance Doors and Glazed Screens

  • The location of glass entrance doors should be easily distinguished, especially when they are within a glazed screen and when the door is both open and shut
  • Manifestation should be clearly contrasting with the background in all weather / lighting conditions
  • Manifestation should be located between 850mm – 1000mm and 1400mm – 1600mm i.e. in 150mm high bands which could be a solid band, a decorative feature or split bands of 50mm each
  • High contrast strips at the top and on both sides of a glazed door in a glazed screen should be provided
  • If glass doors can remain in the open position, the leading edge should be clearly distinguished and protected by guarding (entrance doors only) to prevent it becoming a collision hazard

Solarshield can install Manifestations of all shapes and colours to comply with these regulations.

Our most popular installed materials are 50mm squares or circles with 50mm gaps installed with a dense frosted finish.

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