TACTILE WAlKING SURFACE INDICATORS
If your special challenge involves balancing compliant materials with good design, you have come to the right place! The Johnsonite SAFE SENSE Tactile Walking Surface Indicators (TWSI) system affords you TWSI code compliant solutions in all 98 solid colors available in the Johnsonite rubber tile and stair tread lines. The 24” x 24” TWSI tiles are interchangeable with all Johnsonite rubber tile products. Tactile Warning Tiles and Tactile Guide Tiles color coordinate with Johnsonite rubber tiles, stair treads, wall base finishing borders, mouldings and transitions, as well as all Tarkett Specialty Solutions. Johnsonite’s TWSI system can also be incorporated with other flooring, including carpeting, ceramic, porcelain and more.
TACTILE WARNING TILE (Attention Tile)
Tactile Warning Tiles or Attention Tiles indicate special hazards for the blind or visually impaired. They are used to indicate changes in level in areas such as steps, ramps and escalators. Tactile Warning Tiles warn the blind while using a long white cane. Additionally, those with residual vision may be alerted by the visual contrast of the Tactile Warning Tile to the surrounding floor. TWSI Attention Tiles can also help guide the blind and visually impaired tactually, or by feel, through the soles of shoes. All Tactile Warning Tiles meet the specific size and dimension standards as required by ISO/FDIS 23599.
TACTILE GUIDE TILE (Guide Tile)
Tactile Guide Tiles or Guide Tiles are designed to aid the blind and visually impaired to traverse open spaces by indicating primary routes of travel. They too are designed to be used by the blind while using a long white cane or by those with residual vision alerted by the visual contrast of the Tactile Guide Tile to the surrounding floor. All Tactile Guide Tiles meet the specific size and dimension standards as required by ISO/FDIS 23599.
The Johnsonite SAFE SENSE Tactile Walking Surface Indicators (TWSI) system tiles meet:
- Current ISO/FDIS 23599 Assistive Products for The Blind and Vision-Impaired Persons - Tactile Walking Surface Indicators
- Canadian Standards Assoc. (CSA) B651-12
- Division A of Ontario Regulation 332/12
- Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Tactile Warning Tile
Tactile Guide Tile