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Evacuate: how to help people with reduced mobility?

 In France there are more than 300,000 fires per year, or more than 800 per day. Having to evacuate a building because of a fire is therefore an event... lire la suite

Evacuate: how to help people with reduced mobility?

 In France there are more than 300,000 fires per year, or more than 800 per day. Having to evacuate a building because of a fire is therefore an event that can most likely occur in your professional life. This is why the evacuation of a building follows strict rules and instructions which must be applied in order to avoid tragedies. 

Who is responsible for evacuation during a fire?  

Some employees have a well-defined role and must ensure that the evacuation takes place properly while waiting for help to arrive.

In particular to provide safety for people with reduced mobility who need to be accompanied and taken care of.

How to evacuate people with disabilities ?

The regulations provide for an evacuation for people with disabilities.

deferred via a so-called secure waiting room, offering protection against smoke,

flames, heat radiation and the ruin of the building.

And contrary to what one might think at first glance, it is not the flames that kill the most in fires, but the toxic fumes given off by the combustion of office materials.

What are the measures to be applied in case of fire?

When the fire breaks out, press the red manual call point.

Identify emergency exits and accompany people in difficulty.

Do not take the elevator, go to a secure waiting area.

Notify the emergency services using the intercom and follow the instructions.

To find out how to evacuate an office building in the event of a fire, you can watch our video Evacuate: what is the role of the guide-lane?

To find out how to evacuate an office building in the event of a fire, you can watch our video Evacuate: what is the role of the line clamp?