Accessibility Standards Canada: Standards work program

The present work program lists all of our active standards projects as well as previously published standards. It provides a summary of all the standards currently in development.

Accessibility Standards Canada
Info.Accessibility.Standards-Normes.Accessibilite.Info@canada.gc.ca
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Ottawa ON  K1N 1J1
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Round 1 Technical Committees

Title Project type Current stage code Commencement date Public comment start date Public comment end date Publication target date Technical committee ICS code International standard used as basis
Plain language New standard 00 – preliminary July 8th 2020 TBD TBD February 28th 2022 Technical Committee on Plain Language 11.180.99 11.180.01 11.180.15  11.180.30 33.030 33.170 n/a
Outdoor spaces New standard 00 – preliminary July 8th 2020 TBD TBD February 28th 2022 Technical Committee on Outdoor Spaces 11.180.01 11.180.30 11.180.99 91.020 03.200.01 n/a

Round 2 Technical Committees

Title Project Type Current Stage code Commencement Date Public Comment Start Date Public Comment End Date Publication Target Date Technical Committee ICS code International standard used as basis
Emergency Egress New Standard 00 - Preliminary December 4, 2020 TBD TBD March 15th, 2022 Technical Committee on Emergency Egress 13.200
13.220
12.230
13.320
12.340
53.020
91.060
91.120
91.160.10
N/A
Employment New Standard 00 - Preliminary December 4, 2020 TBD TBD March-October 15th, 2023 Technical Committee on Employment 03.040
03.100
03.100.01
03.100.10
03.100.02
03.100.30
N/A