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sfglobe.com/2016/01/21/plumbing-code-recommends-u-shaped-seats-for-public-restrooms

Jan 21, 2016 ... Ever wonder why public toilet seats are U-shaped? ... If you've ever used a public toilet, you've probably wondered why the seats tend to be an open U-shape, while toilets for home use have fully closed round or oblong seats. ... and either of the open front type or have an automatic seat cover dispenser.

mentalfloss.com/article/64677/why-are-public-toilet-seats-u-shaped

Jun 16, 2015 ... Almost all public restrooms have what are called open front toilet seats, which are shaped like the letter u and have an opening at the front.

www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2013/04/23/toilet_seats_u_shaped_in_public_o_shaped_at_home_why_photo.html

Apr 23, 2013 ... Is the toilet seat U-shaped, like a horseshoe, with a gap in front? ... But women's restrooms have the same seats—and wouldn't the same reluctance ... tome on toilet seats, the subsection on open front toilet seats also mulls ...

home.howstuffworks.com/gap-open-front-u-shape-public-toilet-seat.htm

Feb 8, 2017 ... Learn more about why public and home toilet seats are shaped differently ... the ASNPC, and has since 1973 called for open-front toilet seats.

www.simplemost.com/real-reason-public-toilet-seats-u-shaped

Dec 17, 2016 ... Have you ever looked down in a public restroom and noticed that the toilet ... of the open front type or have an automatic seat cover dispenser.”.

www.wittyfeed.me/story/53956/why-public-toilet-seats-are-u-shaped

To save you from having to wonder about this burning question, we have ... Just a mere glance at public toilets have provoked you to think for the reason of the same. ... Ever Wondered Why Airline Seats Are In An Upright Position During Takeoff ... The oval shape of the toilet seat means that the front section can be prone to ...

themorningnews.org/article/take-your-seat-please

Nov 11, 2005 ... Question: Why do public toilet seats have a horseshoe or U shape to them, ... when the first fully effective flush toilets began to appear around London, ... “U” ( open-front model) versus “O” (closed-front model) is truly a battle of ... people, but it's also one of the greatest mental health regimens ever devised.

broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/xwqxwn/its-totally-ok-to-sit-on-public-toilet-seats

Jan 31, 2017 ... ... public toilet seats have probably left you wondering if your butt is in harm's way , ... "In most public restroom surfaces, human-associated bacteria dominate," ... Again, danger is minimal, unless you have an open cut or wound. ... to embarrass you), there is no medical evidence that this has ever happened.

onepointpartitions.com/toilets-around-globe

Mar 8, 2017 ... Remote-control seats ... You won't often find the high-tech toilets in public restrooms, though. ... If you've ever traveled to France or many other countries in Europe, ... the bowl only has a small amount of water surrounding that front hole. ... urinals are out in the open, with no doors or other types of privacy.