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(Sgd.) JESUS B. GARCIA, JR.
Department of Transportation and Communications
(Sgd.) JOSE P. DE JESUS
Department of Public Works and Highways IN COORDINATION WITH:
The NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE WELFARE OF DISABLED PERSONS
(Sgd.) CORAZON ALMA G. DE LEON
Chairman PERSONS/INDIVIDUALS LIABLE
FOR ANY VIOLATION OF THE ACT
4. Owner or Operator of the Building, Establishment or Structure
Engineer 5. Building Officials or Other Public Officials in-charge with the issuance of building permit,
registration, certification and/or inspection of the building, establishment or structure. For Air, Land and Sea Transportation.
5. Owner/Operator of Public Transportation
Public Officiel in-charge with the issuance of permits, registration, certification and inspectionof
the public transportation. ANNEX "A"
DEFINITION OF TERMS AS USED IN THESE
RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. ACCESSIBLE - refers to features that enable disabled persons to make use of the primary
functions for which a structure is built. 2. ALCOVE - a small recessed space in a room or wall. 3. ANTHROPOMETRIC - pertaining to the measurement of the human body. 4. BARRIER-FREE - unhindered, without obstructions to enable disabled persons free passage or
use of the facilities. 5. BUILDINGS - public and private buildings and other related structures for public use. Those
designed to accommodate and serve persons in the pursuit of educational, commercial,
recreational, religious, occupational, medical, political, social activities and others of similar
nature as enumerated and provided herein. 6. CORRIDOR - a long interior passageway providing access to several rooms.
A public means of access from several rooms or spaces to an exit. 7. CURB - a raised rim of concrete, stone or metal which forms the edge of street, sidewalk, planted
area, etc. 8. CURB-CUT-OUT - a break in the sidewalk of traffic island provided with an inclined surface to
facilitate mobility of wheeled chairs, carriages and other similar conveyance. 9. DISABLED PERSONS - those suffering from restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity
in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being as a result of a mental,
physical or sensory impairment. 10. DOOR - an entranceway.
A barrier which swings, slides, tilts or folds to close an opening in
a wall or cabinet or the like. 11. EGRESS - an exit, or a mans of going out. 12. ELEVATOR - a hoisting and lowering mechanism equipped with a car or platform which moves
in guides, in a vertical direction serving two or more foors of a building or structure. 13. ENTRANCE - point of entry into a building: an exterior door, vestibule, or a lobby. 14. FLOOR - the surface within a room or area on which one walks. 15. GRADIENT OF RAMP - the degree of inclination of the sloped surface expressed a...
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- Fall '12
- Building code, Building officials