Can you evacuate safely during a state of emergency? An emergency evacuation can happen every single day. In case of emergency, the fast evacuation of a building is essential to ensure the safety of the individuals inside. Evacuation equipment needs to be installed at accessible points to enable the safe evacuation of everyone.

18 02, 2020

Able Amsterdam on Exitability: ‘That’s why inventions like the evacuation mattress are so important.’

By |February 18th, 2020|Evacuation, Other posts|0 Comments

Hey everyone, we had the opportunity to sit down with Josephine Rees from Able Amsterdam and talk about accessibility and exitability for people with reduced mobility. If you are an employer, health and safety expert, [...]

9 12, 2019

Back pain is a serious health issue for paramedics

By |December 9th, 2019|Evacuation, Other posts, S-CAPEPLUS|0 Comments

Lower back pain is a serious health issue for paramedics Paramedics have physically demanding jobs. They need to carry heavy equipment. They also need to stand, bend, lift, crouch and kneel, often for longer [...]

16 12, 2018

“We have no clue how to evacuate a person from a building in flames, but then we met you….. “

By |December 16th, 2018|Evacuation|0 Comments

Today it is Monday. Before we are going to end a fantastic year, there’s another exciting thing that we need to tell you. Please note that this information was only available to resellers yet and now also for [...]

4 12, 2017

Turkish hospital conducts massive fire drill

By |December 4th, 2017|Evacuation, Medical Facility Fires|0 Comments

This article is written by Ufuk Gunciner, Tumedin. Izmir, Turkey. In October 2017, Dr. Suat Seren Chest & Thoracic Surgery Education Research Hospital organised a massive fire drills whereby they were using evacuation equipment for their bedridden patients. [...]

4 09, 2017

Lee Wilson: The Accessible Exit Sign Project and Safer Buildings

By |September 4th, 2017|Evacuation, Medical Facility Fires|0 Comments

In this article, we are sharing the Lee Wilson's story from Australia. He's the founder of the 'Accessible Exit Sign Project' that he started in 2014. Recent legislative changes in Australian have introduced more equitable access to and within [...]

8 08, 2017

Proud! S-CAPEPOD evacuation sheet is recommended in report by IFV & Dutch Burns Foundation

By |August 8th, 2017|Evacuation, S-CAPEPOD Evacuation Sheet|0 Comments

Report emphasises link between aging and fire safety People keep getting older. This group keeps on growing. And which requires more and more attention. In the coming years, it is likely that the attention will increase. Have you ever [...]

2 04, 2017

Evacuation cartoon: “Wait for the firefighters!”

By |April 2nd, 2017|Evacuation, S-CAPEPLUS, S-CAPEPLUS Evacuation Mattress|0 Comments

There are requirements concerning the accessibility of public buildings and businesses for persons suffering from reduced mobility. Nevertheless, often only a few resources are deployed to facilitate the evacuation of these people in case of fire. “Wait here for the [...]

25 01, 2017

Evacuation of immobile individuals from high-rise buildings

By |January 25th, 2017|Evacuation, S-CAPEPLUS Evacuation Mattress|0 Comments

No matter if you're completely mobile or immobile and need help, emergency evacuations can be tricky. After all, anything can start one. It may be a fire in the apartment next door, an earthquake, a terrorist attack or [...]

9 01, 2017

Evacuation and disaster planning in daycare and pediatric hospitals

By |January 9th, 2017|Evacuation, Medical Facility Fires|1 Comment

Fire safety in daycare/childcare and pediatric hospitals Childcare programs, preschools, pediatric hospitals, and schools are required to have fire exit drills. Childcare care centres must have the appropriate fire safety and evacuation equipment installed and maintained such as [...]

5 12, 2016

University Hospital Ghent installs 916 S-CAPEPODs under the beds

By |December 5th, 2016|Evacuatie, Evacuation, Medical Facility Fires, S-CAPEPOD Evacuation Sheet|0 Comments

Ghent University Hospital has recently replaced its 916 existing evacuation sleds with S-CAPEPODs. For years, the Belgian academic hospital has been conducting a strict preventive policy in the field of fire safety. The S-CAPEPODS are now permanently fixed [...]