project a minimum of 12 inches (305 mm) from the wall.
Figures 31 (b) and (c) are attached. The rationale for
using two different configurations in combination is that one
facilitates a side reach from a wheelchair, while the other
facilitates a forward reach.
Because modification of the standards for lavatory heights
also affects mirror heights, the following modification of ' 4.19.
is authorized for the psychiatric ward at Portsmouth Naval
When lavatories are mounted as shown in
Figure 31(b), mirrors shall be mounted with the bottom edge
of the reflecting surface no higher than 40 inches (1015 mm)
from the floor.
Any questions may be directed to Ms. Judith C. Gilliom of my
staff at (703) 697-8661 or AUTOVON 227-8661.