Evacuscape is a Canadian owned and operated company that specializes in providing evacuation chairs that ensure safe evacuations during an emergency. Evacuscape’s chairs enable Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) or anyone else in need to have a reliable and safe way for evacuating buildings or homes in the event of an emergency. The Evacuscape chair complies with section 125, part 2 of the Canadian Labour Code of Canada (see legislation) allowing your building or company to be appropriately equipped.
Evacuscape is dedicated to the concept of universal design which is described as a way to create products and environments that are usable by everyone, regardless of age or ability. Universal design gives way to the idea of universal fire safety which is concerned with the fast and safe evacuation of persons with reduced mobility or disability from a building in the event of an emergency.
Evacuscape provides a high quality, low price product that allows businesses and buildings to be socially responsible by creating a safe and equal environment for everyone.
WHAT is an Evacuscape evacuation chair?
The Evacuscape chair is a safety product that is specifically designed to allow an individual to assist a person who has reduced mobility or physical disability quickly and safely down stairs during an evacuation. The Evacuscape chair weights 12kg and is capable of allowing an individual to assist someone up to 180 kg (400 lbs) safely down the stairs.
WHO should be using an Evacuscape chair?
The Evacuscape chair is designed for anyone who may require assistance, due to restricted mobility, to go down staircases. These people may be: the elderly, wheelchair user, people with certain medical conditions, pregnant women, the blind and people with temporary injuries.
WHEN would I need to make use of an Evacuscape chair?
To provide egress of PRMs in the event of an evacuation of a building (commercial or residential) which has more than one level, and the only safe way out is via the staircase.
WHY would I need an Evacuscape chair?
If you depend on an elevator or lift for movement to lower floors and it is unsafe to use during an emergency. The Evacuscape chair is the safest and most efficient way to descend PRMs to safety at ground level..
WHERE should the Evacuscape chair be located?
For greatest level of safety, there should be an Evacuscape chair located close to each stair case on each floor of the building.