Women Bathroom Sign
Women bathroom sign used for interior signage comes in two basic styles. Women’s Bathroom sign 6″ wide and 9″ tall are usually mounted next to the bathroom door. Women’s bathroom sign for California Title 24 are 12″ sign usually mounted bathroom door. Both styles are used together in many cases but the most common is the 6″x9″. Both styles are ADA Bathroom sign. ADA Bathroom sign comply to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
ADA Guidelines for Women Bathroom Sign
Raised and brailed characters and pictorial symbol signs (pictograms – Letters and numeral shall be raised 1/32 in. upper case, sans serif or simple serif type and shall be accompanied with Grade 2 Braille. Raised characters shall be at least 5/8 in. (16mm) high, but no higher than 2 in. (50mm). Pictograms on ADA restroom signs shall be accompanied by the equivalent verbal description placed directly below the pictogram. The border dimension of the pictogram shall be 6 in. (152mm) minimum in height.
Finish and Contrast – The characters and background of ADA restroom signs shall be eggshell, matte, or other non-glare finish. Characters and symbols shall be contrast with the background.- either light characters on a dark background or dark characters on a light background.
Mounting location and Height – Where permanent identification is provided for restrooms and spaces, signs shall be installed on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door, including at double leaf doors, signs shall be placed at the nearest adjacent wall. Mounting location shall be 60 in. (1525mm) above the finish floor to the centerline of the sign. Mounting location for such signage shall be so that a person may approach within 3 in. (76mm) of signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of door.
Symbols of accessibility – Facilities and elements required to be identified as accessible by 4.1 shall use the international symbol of accessibility. Women’s restroom facilities shall be identified by a circle 1/4 inch thick , 12 inches in diameter. these geometric symbols shall be centered on the door at a height of 60 inches and their color and the contrast shall be distinctly different from the color and the contrast of the door.
To differentiate between men and women bathroom sign, the sign of women reveals a woman character using a dress.