ADA Compliant Home Appliances
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant appliances from Sharp Home Appliances can help to make your home accessible to people with disabilities.
The Americans with Disabilities Act establishes accessibility guidelines for many products. Sharp offers an array of appliances for the home that meet the requirements for ADA compliance. A touch-control microwave oven placed at counter height provides cooking access for people of various ages and physical abilities.
ADA Compliant Microwave Ovens
To be considered ADA compliant, a Sharp microwave oven must meet the following requirements:
- Maximum high forward reach for controls and operating mechanisms is 48"; maximum low forward reach is 15".
- Controls and operating mechanisms must be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate controls shall be no more than 5 lbs.