Automatic Door- Specified System SS 3.1
An automatic door will be listed on a compliance schedule where the door is designed to open without direct operation from any building occupant and could cause injury should they fail to operate as required and could trap occupants in a building if they fail to operate as required. Examples of automatic doors are automatic sliding doors, automatic revolving doors, and so on.
In general, automatic doors require regular inspection and testing to make sure that the system will operate as required by the performance standard, occupants are not restricted from leaving the building in the event of an emergency, and people with disabilities are able to gain access to the internal space of the building.
Automatic door- Inspections
An automatic door or doors should be inspected as a minimum if not already stated by the nominated Standard(s) or document, inspections should be carried out: Daily, when the building is in use, for crowd occupancies (CS, CL, CO, CM) and for all buildings where building work is occurring that may affect an automatic door on an escape route or an accessible route. Monthly and inspection for all other occupancies.
Daily and Monthly Inspections
Automatic doors should be inspected to ensure they can be opened and that they are not Locked, Barred, and Blocked