Back3.5.4.2.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

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To facilitate access to and circulation in the building and its facilities by persons with physical or sensory limitations (See Sentence 3.1.1.2.(3) for application limitation).

Objective:

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APPLICATION:

Arabic numerals for identification of floor numbers at passenger elevator hoistway entrances, in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A.
This also applies to elevators in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9], as stated in Sentence 9.10.1.2.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that persons with a visual impairment [or disability] using elevators will not be familiar with assigned floor numbers, which could lead to the persons not being able to circulate within a building without the assistance of another person.
To make Appendix E of CSA B44, “Safety Code for Elevators,” mandatory for the design of elevators that are required to be barrier-free.