Safe and efficient building access.
Where access control is installed, the following, as per the BSIA (British Standard Industry Association) “A Guide to Assist in Compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act (now Equality Act 2010)” should be considered.
Can be of the sliding or swinging type. In general sliding doors are preferable to swinging doors.
Should swing away from the direction of travel wherever possible. Pivoted doors in series are considered as vestibules.
Manual sliding and folding doors are recommended for narrow spaces not heavily used by the public.
Automatic doors can be activated by: