High-quality stainless steel, L-shaped grabbars are 36” horizontal by 36” vertical. With a 1½” diameter, these grab bars have a clean satin finish. Order these sturdy grab bars in a Left or Right-hand configuration.
L-shaped grab bars comply and exceed federal guidelines when properly installed. Meet Ontario Building code amendments requiring an L-shaped grab bar in public buildings by ordering from our Canadian stock.
From the website at mah.gov.on.ca
"On December 27, 2013, Ontario Regulation 368/13 was filed to amend the new 2012 Building Code, O.Reg. 332/12.The effective date of the amendment is January 1, 2015."
Regarding barrier-free washrooms, the key changes include:
The code for Showers and Bathtubs
ONTARIO REGULATION 191/14 made under the BUILDING CODE ACT,
Amending O. Reg. 332/12 (BUILDING CODE)
188.8.131.52. Showers and Bathtubs
(2) A barrier-free shower required by Sentence (1) shall...
(f) have a wall mounted continuous L-shaped grab bar conforming to Sentence 184.108.40.206.(7) located on the same wall as the controls, with the horizontal component of the grab bar,
(i) mounted not more than 850 mm above the finished floor, and
(ii) located so that the end of the horizontal component is within 100 mm from the edge of the shower seat,
(4) Individual bathtubs that are provided for the use of patients or residents in buildings of Group B, Division 2 or 3 occupancy shall have...
(c) unless the bathtub is free-standing, a continuous L-shaped grab bar conforming to Sentence 220.127.116.11.(7) with 900 mm long horizontal and vertical components mounted with,
(i) the horizontal component located not less than 150 mm and not more than 200 mm above and parallel to the rim of the bathtub, and
(ii) the vertical component located not less than 300 mm and not more than 450 mm from the control end of the bathtub...