Emergency Evacuation Equipment
Emergency evacuation equipment is equipment that can be used to evacuate the sick, the elderly, an occupant with a disability or someone who is injured from a building in the event of a fire or other emergency. Evacuation equipment can include evacuation chairs, ski sheets, sleds, mattresses & stretchers.
British & International Standards include (but are not limited to) the following:
BS 9999:2008 - Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings