Minimum distance

Minimum distance

A - A distance of 120 cm between the table and a wall or any other obstacle is the minimum distance required to allow a person to walk behind a seated one, in the direction shown in the drawing.
B - To allow a person to work and even open doors and drawers behind a person seated, it is necessary to leave a minimum distance of 135cm between the edge of the table and the unit behind it. If the unit is 80cm deep, this distance must be increased by 15cm.
C - To determine the distances to leave between the worktops and other elements situated in front of them, it is necessary to keep in mind the space required for people to move around and of the room taken up by appliances and base units with their drawers or doors open.
D - A free space of one metre must be left in front of the dishwasher to allow for loading and unloading. For another person to walk behind the first one during this operation, the empty space must be increased by an additional 70cm if there is a wall on the opposite side.

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