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Issue 4/ 2013, article 2

Janusz Poliński, Krzysztof Ochociński

SELECTION AND APPLICATION OF THE TOUCHABLE ELEMENTS FOR BLIND AND PEOPLE IN THE WARSAW UNDERGROUND

Abstract:

Background: The aim of this work was to design a warning belt for blind people as well as an inclusion of the requirements in the normative document.
Methods: A diagnostic survey using the questionnaires and the interviews with disabled people (especially with blind and visually impaired people).
Results and Conclusion: As a result of the research and a participation of the blind and visually impaired people, the tactile elements were chosen and parameterized for use in the underground buildings in Warsaw. The relevant information in this filed, which should correspond to Warsaw underground buildings, were included in the regulations of the Minister of Infrastructure. On this basis, all the edges of the Warsaw underground platforms were indicated.

Keywords: underground platform, danger zone, touchable element

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MLA Poliński, Janusz, and Krzysztof Ochociński. "Selection and application of the touchable elements for blind and people in the Warsaw underground." Logforum 9.4 (2013): 2.
APA Janusz Poliński, Krzysztof Ochociński (2013). Selection and application of the touchable elements for blind and people in the Warsaw underground. Logforum 9 (4), 2.
ISO 690 POLIńSKI, Janusz, OCHOCIńSKI, Krzysztof. Selection and application of the touchable elements for blind and people in the Warsaw underground. Logforum, 2013, 9.4: 2.
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