Disabled Refuge

Disabled Refuge Communication Systems

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Disabled refuge communication systems

Current building regulations state that all new non-domestic buildings greater than a single storey provide ‘refuge’ areas so that people who are unable to use fire escapes can call for assistance and wait until help arrives. Effective two-way communication in these areas is essential, firstly to assist rescue services in determining where assistance is required and secondly to reassure stranded people that help is coming.

BS5839-9:2003 states: "An EVC (emergency voice communication) or Disabled Refuge System allows firefighters and others to communicate with one another during emergency situations. The system also allows communication with disabled persons. It is a "system that allows voice communication in either direction between a central control point and a number of other points throughout a building or building complex, particularly under the direction of management of firefighters"

Hands-free communication

Disabled Refuge
At JPS Fire & Security we are able to design and install a hands-free, two-way communication system, fully compliant with regulation BS 5839-9:2003.
Our free of charge site survey prior to quotation is in place to determine the right solution for your fire evacuation and refuge needs. 
Please contact us to arrange a survey or discuss what disabled refuge system would be right for you.
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