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What are the alternatives to evacuation chairs?

Evacuation chairs are probably the most commonly known means of evacuating a mobility impaired person from a building in the event of an emergency or when lifts can not be used. However, they may not be suitable for all applications and there are alternatives.


What are the alternatives to evacuation chairs? Evacuation mats and sledges also provide a suitable means of safely evacuating a mobility impaired person to a place of safe, these are more common within the care sector but are also becoming increasingly popular in residential accommodation, particular blocks of flats. As with all evacuation aids, a suitable assessment should be carried out to determine the most appropriate solution for the individual and the escape route from the building and appropriate operator training and maintenance checks should also be carried out.



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Globex EvacuMAT

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