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Escape Ladder vs. the Escape Rescue System

Escape Ladders refers to portable devices that can be deployed from an opening on a house or low building and use it as a ladder to descend to the ground.  

This escape and evacuation method is effective and suitable in low-rise private houses or
residential buildings. It requires the physical ability to climb down, it allows for the evacuation
of one person at a time and it cannot be used if the pathway is compromised by flames or smoke.

The Escape Rescue System provides an effective and extremely quick evacuation for all
the tenants of the building, even in the event of a lower floor being compromised by fire or smoke.

The Escape Rescue System – a Revolution in Rapid & Safe Evacuation

An advanced multi-platform rescue system installed unobtrusively on the roof-top, requiring almost no alteration to the building, Suitable for both existing and new structures.

The only platform solution to comply with the American Society for Testing and Materials - ASTM Standard E 2513 for Multi-Story Building External Evacuation Platform Rescue Systems.

NFPA Building Construction and Safety Code (NFPA 5000) and the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) include adoptable annexes that specify the conditions for installation of Platform Rescue Systems (Such as the Escape Rescue System)

  • Saves lives!
  • Protects property by facilitating a speedy response to emergencies
  • Ensures peace of mind for tenants, employers, owners and building management
  • Provides effective and guaranteed means of escape for hospital bedridden patients or people with mobility problems, from any floor of a hospital, regardless of their mobility impairment.

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