Protects injured ballerinas
23 January 2013
Evac+Chair , the provider of specialist evacuation chair systems, has been chosen by the prestigious Birmingham Royal Ballet to provide additional support for employees and visitors in the event of an emergency and ev
In particular, an evacuation chair has been installed at the Birmingham Royal Ballet's Jerwood Centre for the Prevention and Treatment of Dance Injuries, to assist injured dancers ascend and descend staircases in the event of an emergency.
The ballet company is based on a complex site which has numerous floors and the evacuation chair system has been installed to ensure people who have difficulty or are unable to independently ascend or descend staircases, can do so safely in the event of an emergency evacuation.
The chairs were installed following a comprehensive fire and health and safety risk assessment was carried out by the organisation.