Opening a locker is not so easy without the use of your hands

Posted on - Monday, March 15th, 2010

When we design schools, dressing rooms or transportation facilities that have lockers we have to think about the 5% of the lockers which have to be accessible.  Not only do we have to provide room for wheel chairs, and a bench for transferring, but we also must remember to make the operating mechanism accessible.  That means that we have to provide a mechanism that can be operated without tight grasping or twisting of the wrist to operate.

The following video explains this for a product (Key 1636) that provides a key large enough to act like a lever.  It is very interesting!