The Standard TCXDVN 266:2002 is compiled by the Research Institute for Architecture and the panel for elaboration of “Codes and standards of construction accessibility for people with disabilities in Vietnam”, submitted by the Department of Science and Technology – Ministry of Construction, and approved, signed, issued by the said ministry for enforcement.
The Standard TCXDVN 266 : 2002 is compiled with the cooperation and funding by President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (PCEPD) and Vietnam Assistance for the H andicapped (VNAH)
5.5.3. Where in two sides of corridor there is wall edge, then the clearance width must be in accordance with regulation in clause 5.5.1.
5.5.4. Handrails in two sides of corridor must be at an elevation of 900mm. Rotating angle at deviation points is preferably arched wall face or right angled wall face.
Where there is difference in elevation at the extremity of corridor and the end of corridor with floor surface or ground surface, it must be balustrade, shielding plate or shielding edge, and there is a need for installation of safety signpost.
5.14.16. On the walls around closet, safety handrail must be installed. Details of handrail must comply with stipulation in clause 5.12 of this guidance . Dimensions for installing handrail are as follows:
5.9.9. It is not advisable to arrange door sill or nosing in the interior side of door, in case the clearance space is less than 800 mm.
Note: It is only permissible to arrange door sill and nosing in the interior side of door in case the clearance space exceeds 800 mm, and the door sill or nosing does not exceed 50 mm.
5.9.10. As for pulling door, sliding door, accordion door, the clearance space regarding each door type is shown in table 4 and table 5.
a) Pulling door: Regulation on clearance space for wheelchair moving is indicated in fig 32....
5.7.5. Area of waiting space before entering the lift must not be less than 1,500 mm 1,500 mm.
5.7.6. The lift door is equipped with automatic closing, opening device. Time duration for door closing/ opening must be over 20 seconds.
5.7.7. The control switchboard in lift cabin is installed at an elevation not more than 1,200 mm and not less than 900 mm from the cabin floor to the center of highest control button. On control buttons there must be symbols or tactile signals and Braille raised dots for blind people. Symbols and Braille raised dots are shown...