Perceptible Information

The use of the ‘Accessible Means of Egress Icon’ considers the fourth Principle of Universal Design. The design provides adequate contrast between essential information and its surroundings and when used on accessible wall signage can provide different modes (pictorial and tactile) for clear presentation of essential information. When installed part of a holistic wayfinding strategy its use can also differentiate non-accessible and accessible elements with easy to understand information.

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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