There is a common misunderstanding that it is the responsibility of the emergency services to ensure that everyone evacuates from a building safely.  It is not!

There is a legal requirement in many countries for employers and service providers to ensure the safe evacuation of mobility impaired persons in the event of an emergency.

GLOBEX Evacuation Chairs provide a cost effective method of ensuring the safe evacuation of non-ambulant persons from the upper or lower levels of buildings in the event of an emergency or when lifts can not be used due to maintenance or a power failure.

Click here to check out our  website specific for our chairs, www.globexevacuation.com

GLOBEX Evacuation Products are the only evacuation products approved by London Fire Brigade Enterprises which is the trading arm of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority, who run the London Fire Brigade who have 150 years of experience in the fire and rescue sector. Their aim is to be the provider of choice for clients who require a world class solution to fire, resilience and community safety related applications, through consultancy, training or direct service delivery.

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  1. Is it easy to operate ?
  2. Does the supplier provide certificated training ?
  3. Does the supplier provide certificated maintenance ?
  4. Does the chair come complete with a dust cover and wall mounting brackets ?
  5. Is ongoing support and customer service available ?
  6. Can the chair be used has a transportation chair on flat surface ?
  7. Are instructions visible to the operator to act as a reminder of operation ?
  8. Are anti-pinch latches provided on the operating handle ? (some device have latches that pinch the users skin when in operation)
  9. Are components easily replaceable ?
  10. Is there a range of models available to suit all requirements so that one type is provided per building (different makes and operation can cause confusion)
  • Five models to suit all requirements and budgets
  • Simple to deploy – ready to use in seconds
  • No complicated clips or fastenings
  • Easy to operate – can be used by one person
  • Sturdy yet lightweight stylish design
  • Descent is controlled by friction controlled belts
  • Safety brakes on wheels
  • Adjustable / removable headrest
  • Adjustable / removable seat
  • Quick release for lowering the handle
  • Freestanding facility
  • Dust cover and wall bracket included
  • Additional back supports can be provided
  • Adjustable / removable head and seat straps
  • Instructions clearly visible at all times
  • All chairs have a unique identification number
  • National and international distributors
  • Site surveys and demonstrations
  • Same day dispatch
  • Installation by experienced staff
  • Maintenance and Technical Support
  • Hire of products and operators
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPS) – Free templates
  • Comprehensive Approved Fire Risk Assessments and Emergency Plans
  • International Seminars and Exhibitions
  • Network of national and international distributors
  • Comprehensive Approved Fire Risk Assessments and Emergency Plans
  • Certificated training

First of all the law does not stipulate you must have evacuation chairs.  However, there are requirements for responsible persons, as determined by legislation, to ensure suitable and sufficient procedures are in place to ensure the safe evacuation of all users of their building in the event of an emergency without the dependence on the emergency services.

Whilst the Fire Service will rescue people, they are not there to implement building emergency procedures.  No-one can be left in a building in the event of a fire or other emergency and the culture of depending on the emergency services must change.  Our simple reminder is, if you allow people in you must be able to get them out.

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Why choose GLOBEX Evacuation Chairs?

  • Recognised brand with high quality, robust products
  • Five models, covering all requirements, for internal and external use
  • Nationwide service with next-day delivery
  • Competitive pricing
  • Installation and maintenance carried out by experienced staff
  • CE/Medical Directives Agency Approved
  • Unique ID coding of all chairs
  • GLOBEX chairs assist with compliance requirements

  • Public Buildings, Offices and Educational Establishments
  • Hospitals & Care Industry. Emergency Services
  • Shopping Centres & Retail Premises
  • Aviation/Marine/Offshore Industries
  • Hotels & Cruise Ships
  • Event Management
  • Historic Buildings

  • Disabled
  • Elderly
  • Injured
  • Medical Emergency
  • Pregnant woman