Grab Bars for Water Closet

Grab Bars for Water Closet

  • Two grab bars should be located in each accessible toilet stall.
  • One grab bar should be located behind the toilet
  • The second grab bar should be located on the side wall closest to the toilet fixture.
  • The side grab bars should be of a “cranked” design or a horizontal and vertical grab bar.

Dimensions of side grab bar

  • Length of horizontal grab bar: 300mm minimum
  • Length of vertical grab bar: 300mm minimum
  • Height of grab bar: 800mm from floor
  • Gap between WC – 150mm minimum

Dimensions of rear grab bar

  • Width of grab bar: 600mm minimum
  • Gap between WC – 150mm minimum
  • Height of grab bar: 800mm from floor

Urinal Grab Bars

  • Full length urinals are preferred for all urinals. The bottom lip should be at maximum height of 425mm from floor.
  • Urinals minimum 350mm deep
  • At least one accessible urinal should be provided wherever urinals are located
  • For accessible urinals, a grab bar should be provided on both sides of the urinal mounted vertically with the centreline at 1000mm high. It should be between 380- 450mm from centreline.
  • Where privacy screens are provided between urinals, there should be clearance of 900mm.
  • Clear floor space of 800mm x 1400mm provided.