This specification covers removable and reusable protective covers for use on exposed drain and water supply piping under accessible lavatories and sinks. The protective covers shall have insulating properties to protect people with disabilities from burns and physical harm from contact with exposed piping. 1.1 This specification provides physical requirements for removable and reusable protective covers on exposed drain and water supply piping under lavatories and sinks to protect people with disabilities for compliance with the 1991United States Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Section 4.19.4. and the Department of Justice ADA Standards for Accessible Design 2010 Standards.
There is no existing material standard for this category of insulation designed to protect handicapped people when they use lavatories.
KeywordsInsulation, protection, burns, accessible/lavatory, sinks, pipe, reusable, insulator protector
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