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Household and similar electrical appliances – Accessibility of control elements, doors, lids, drawers and handles

Name: Household and similar electrical appliances - Accessibility of control elements, doors, lids, drawers and handles

Identifier: DIN EN 63008, VDE 0705-3008

Issuing Organisation: DIN

Country: Germany

Language: English

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Availability: Available to Purchase

Type: Standard

Issue Year: 2018

Forward Review Date: Not known

Fields: Built Environment and Outdoor Spaces  Communication and Information 

Intended Audiences: Older People and Private Sector Bodies

Abstract:

This Standard contains accessibility requirements to enable more accessible use of interactive elements found on household and similar electrical appliances by older persons and persons with disabilities. It provides guidance to achieve accessible designs of control elements (e. g. knobs, buttons) including control panels and doors, lids, drawers and handles.

Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing:

Older Person Specific: Yes

Usage / Adoption status: Not known

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