Stair safety is crucial when you have pedestrians using the stairs on a regular basis. Stairs can becoming slippery when wet and damaged when there is a lot of foot traffic. One way to help prevent slipping and injury is by adding stair nosing to the ends of your stairs. This helps to not only [...]
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Where Are Tactiles Required Looking out for safety is paramount when it comes to having a business or during a new build of a home or property. There are many ways to keep people safe when in your venue including signs, lights and ground cover. Ground cover safety is important for pedestrians and those with vision [...]
Are you certain that your establishment satisfies all requirements for providing adequate access to VIPs (visually impaired persons)? Positive feelings experienced by all consumers are a crucial element of any business's growth and success. Thus, there are various ways an employer may render the office suitable for visually impaired folks, despite the scary nature of [...]
When it comes to ensuring pedestrians remain safe in high-traffic areas and places susceptible to slips and falls, tactile stud indicators play a significant role that cannot be overemphasised. They are valuable tools for persons suffering from visual impairments or blindness in navigating the world around them. But how do they do this? Tactile stud [...]
Tactile indicators, also known as TGSIs (Tactile Ground Surface Indicators), are orientation cues built from various materials to assist the visually impaired in navigating their immediate environment safely. They consist of bars or raised studs serially installed regularly and in multiple designs. You can decide to install tactile indicators as laid paving units, or you [...]
The Tactile Ground Safety Indicator, like lots of things in the world, has international standards it must maintain regardless of where it is produced or installed. Designers must also stick to a general way of functioning so that all tactile indicators are the same, and visually impaired people can access their settings no matter the [...]
Steel tactile indicators can play a big role in ensuring public safety in different public areas. Tactile indicators are usually placed to provide a tactile surface in public pathways and areas to avoid impending pedestrian hazards. Tactile Indicators in Different Environments Tactile indicators have a very critical role in public areas. Not only do they [...]
Tactile ground surface indicators help people with low vision detect their location, the dangers in their immediate surroundings, and the direction they need to move in. Tactile indicators are typically used at bus stops, airports, rail station platforms, before exterior obstructions and around roadways. As a result, they should be placed in the right locations [...]
Navigating the public environment can be a daunting and emotionally draining task for the visually impaired. Usually, they are at risk of getting injured or lost. To avoid such occurrences, tactile ground surface indicators (TGSI) are tools designed to assist visually impaired people in navigating public spaces easily and safely. TGSI are mostly used in [...]
It is so important that our public spaces, centres and businesses are accessible to all members of our community. There are many products on the market that can help us to enable access and inclusion. Tactile indicators are placed on the ground, on walkways, footpaths, curbs and at intersections to provide information about the terrain [...]