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EN 17210:2021. Accessibility and usability of the built environment - Functional requirements

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Publication date
8 September 2021
Author
CEN/CLC JTC 11. Accessibility in the built environment
Country
European Union
Language
EnglishSpanish
Year
2021

Description

The standard is intended to describe basic, common minimum functional requirements and recommendations, applicable across the full spectrum of the built environment, for an accessible and usable built environment, following the Design for All/Universal Design principles which will facilitate equitable and safe use for a wide range of users, including persons with disabilities.

The functional accessibility and usability requirements and recommendations described in this standard are relevant to the design, construction, refurbishment, adaptation, and maintenance of built environments including outdoor pedestrian and urban areas.

EN 17210:2021 was developed on the basis of consensus and in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders: ANEC (European Association for the Coordination of Consumer Representation in Standardisation), EDF (European Disability Forum), AGE platform Europe, the European Commission, ENAT (European Network for Accessible Tourism), SBS (Small Business Standards) and ETSA (European Textile Services Association). CEN-CLC/JTC 11 also worked closely with CEN/TC 10 ‘Lifts, escalators and moving walks’.

Note: European standard. Published in 2021. Is being revised due to the EC Standardisation Request M/587. CEN and CENELEC documents may be purchased from CEN National Members, CENELEC National Committees, CEN Affiliates and CENELEC Affiliates, where they might be available in more languages.

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