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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.

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

22 06, 2016

Cartoon: Man in wheelchair rescued with evacuation mattress

By |June 22nd, 2016|Evacuation, Medical Facility Fires, S-CAPEPLUS, S-CAPEPLUS Evacuation Mattress|0 Comments

Since January 2017, every public place should be accessible to wheelchair users. This is reflected in a bill from the Dutch Lower House. Great news. Improving access for immobile persons is a topic that has been discussed for many [...]

19 04, 2016

You should see this: cartoons about evacuation issues

By |April 19th, 2016|Evacuation, Medical Facility Fires|0 Comments

Cartoons about evacuation issues. Lee Wilson is the founder of the ‘Accessible Exit Sign Project’. He believes that illustrations are the perfect way to make a statement. We completely agree, especially when it is about problems during an evacuation, clearing [...]