emergency voice communication system


Emergency Voice Communication Systems

Evacuation of a building needs to be done swiftly and efficiently taking all occupants into account.  For those occupants with disabilities or mobility impairments, safe and organised evacuation is paramount. Usually installed within a building or exit staircase, Disabled Refuge or Emergency Voice Communication Systems (EVC) are a method of allowing building management and emergency services to assist these people from the building.

Building Regulations insist all new non-domestic buildings with more than one storey provide ‘refuge’ areas – relatively safe places where people who cannot easily use fire escapes and evacuation lifts can call for assistance and wait until help arrives.  The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order also asks for provision to be made for escape or disabled people.  Emergency Voice Communication Systems provide a two way voice communication between a refuge area and building control to assist rescue teams and reassure people that help is on the way.

Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) Systems from Surefire are secure, monitored and compliant to British Standards.  Systems can include Fire Telephone Systems, Disabled Refuge Systems and Disabled Toilet Alarms which can all be linked to main fire alarm systems.

Voice Alarm Systems

Voice Alarm Systems

These commercial fire alarm systems are particularly effective because people respond more quickly to a voice message in case of a fire alert or other emergency.

Addressable Fire Alarm Systems

These commercial fire alarm systems are capable of integrating with other systems for a total fire strategy. Touch screen graphic packages available, Click here to learn more

Addressable Fire Alarm Systems

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