handrail height

handrail height

The vertical distance between the upper surface of a top rail and the finish floor.
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Since Mr Davies' death, Perdu had undertaken further improvements, such as adjusting the handrail height.
The new code (Section 18/19.3.2.6) also allows almost any wall-mounted item, such as hand gel units, charting units, computers, telephones, and cabinet frames, as long as they are mounted above the handrail height, are no longer than 36 inches, and do not protrude more than six inches from the wall.