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General articles, resources, guides and assistance for voice alarm, EVC and more.

Concerning Voice Alarm (VA)

Here you will find links to items which you may find helpful. We have included a summary on the relevant British Standards, information on BS EN54 certification and articles such as ‘Reasons to Install a Voice Alarm System’.

See the links below to some useful resources. If there is something you would like us to add here do let us know.

What is Voice Alarm?

A brief explanation and video.

The British Standards

A look at the British Standards for VA systems.

BS EN54

The latest European Standard – concerning voice alarm

Reasons to Install a Voice Alarm System

A voice evacuation system provides many facilities

What is ‘Phased Evacuation’?

A brief explanation.

Disabled Toilet Alarms (DTA)

Here you will find help such as the relevant British Standards and recommended positions for the loops on the alarm pull cord.

See the links below to some useful resources. If there is something you would like us to add here do let us know.

The British Standards

A look at the British Standards for toilet alarms.

The Pull Cord

A diagram showing the correct placement of the rings.

Emergency Voice Communication (EVC)

Here you will find downloadable information regarding unit mounting heights, signs for disabled areas, the British Standards, and more.

See the links below to some useful resources. If there is something you would like us to add here do let us know.

When do I need a Refuge Area?

Guidance on the requirement for disabled refuge systems.

About disabled refuge

A brief description of a disabled refuge system.

The British Standards

A look at the British Standards for EVC systems.

Mounting Heights

Guidance on placing the outstations and panels on installation.

Signage

About signs for EVC systems

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to FAQs concerning Refuge Areas and more.

General

Doug Edworthy explains MTBF – Mean Time Before Failure:

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