Kitchen Design Standards Kitchen and Bath Design Standards - Page 57

    wall at the front edge of the bathtub. (ANSI 607.4.1) Bathtubs without permanent seats: Two horizontal grab bars should be provided on the back wall, one between 33” a nd 36” a bo ve the floor and the ot he r 9” a bove t he r i m of t he ba t ht ub (a3). Each grab bar should be at least 24” l ong a nd no mor e t ha n 24” f r om t he he a d e nd wa l l or 12” f r om t he f oot e nd wa l l . A gr a b ba r 24” l ong s houl d be provided on the foot end wall at the front edge of the bathtub. A grab bar 12” l ong s houl d be pr ovi de d o n t he he a d end wall at the front edge of the bathtub (a4). (ANSI 607.4.2) Transfer-type showers: Grab bars should be mounted in a horizontal pos i t i on, be t we e n 33” a nd 36” a bove t he floor, across the control wall and across t he ba c k wa l l t o a poi nt 18” f r om t he control wall. (ANSI 608.3.1) (b) Roll-in type shower: Grab bars should be mounted in a horizontal pos i t i on, be t we e n 33” a nd 36” a bove t he floor, on all three walls of the shower, but not behind a seat. Grab bars should be no mor e t ha n 6” f r om e a c h a dj a c e nt wall. (ANSI 608.3.2) (c1, c2 and c3) Toilet: Grab bars should be provided on the rear wall and on the sidewall closest to the toilet. The sidewall grab ba r s houl d be a t l e a s t 42” l ong a nd l oc a t e d be t we e n 12” a nd 54” f r om t he rear wall. The rear grab bar should be at l e a s t 24” l ong , c e nt e r e d on t he t oi l e t . Where space permits, the bar should be a t l e a s t 36” l ong , wi t h t he a ddi t i ona l length provided on the transfer side of the toilet. (ANSI 604.5) (d1 and d2) 57