Ergonomics of the physical environment – Application of international standards to people with special requirements

Name: Ergonomics of the physical environment - Application of international standards to people with special requirements
Number: ISO 28803:2012
Issuing Organisation: CEN ISO
Country: International
Website: http://standards.cen.eu/
Type: Standard
Issue Year: 2012
Forward Review Date: Not known
Availability: Available for purchase from ISO - https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:iso:28803:ed-1:v1:en
Domains: Active and Healthy Ageing, Services
Fields: Assistive Technologies, Built Environment and Outdoor Spaces, Communication and Information, Housing and Care Facilities
Intended Audience: Governmental and Public Sector bodies, Private Sector bodies, Professional and Trade Bodies
Abstract: This international standard provides guidance to people who use and apply international standards concerned with the Ergonomics of the physical environment. They include people who are involved in environmental design and assessment. This international standard provides guidance on the application of existing international standards for people with special requirements. That is for those people who would be considered to be beyond the scope of existing standards concerned with the ergonomics of the physical environment.
Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: Medium
Older Person Specific : No
Usage: Not known
Comment: The standard is not restricted to any particular environment but provides the general principles that allow assessment and evaluation. The standard applies to built environments as well as to other indoor environments, vehicle environments and outdoor environments. There may be specific features of certain types of environment that have to be taken into account, however the general principles outlined in this standard will apply. The standard applies to all occupants of environments who can be considered to have special requirements. This will depend upon context and can, for example, include babies, infants, males or females, people with disabilities, the effects of age, people who are ill and so on.

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