Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign, the Accessible Means of Egress Icon moving to the left with the Running Man, the Running Man type exit sign moving to the right

A Truly Universal Design

The Accessible Exit Sign Project changes this approach and provides the opportunity to present a fully inclusive design of exit signage, which adopts the principles of universal design discussed in the Universal Design section in Part 3 of this White Paper.

The use of the ‘Accessible Means of Egress Icon’ within signage strategies provides a clear, pictorial message for occupants, to identify those exits that are accessible, and those which are not accessible.

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Buildings need exit and emergency signs to identify parts of the accessible means of egress. An Accessible Exit Sign Project Initiative.

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