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Why Train in the Effective, Safe, and Efficient Use of Evacuation Equipment?

Training in the use of Stairway Evacuation Devices, including Evacuation Chairs, Stairclimbers, Evacuation Sleds, Evacu-B is an essential component of emergency preparedness for all building and business owners. Investing in this training will ensure that your organisation is compliant with safety regulations and equipped to protect occupants in an emergency.

Course Inclusions

  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Planning (PEEPS)
  • Preparing the chair for evacuation
  • Transfer techniques from wheelchair to evacuation devices
  • Using the Butterfly Slide Transfer Board, if provided
  • Helping the evacuee remain calm
  • Descending the stairs
  • Moving to the place of refuge or assembly point
  • Storing the chair

Benefits  of Training with EvacuLife

At EvacuLife, we understand the importance of preparedness and safety in emergency situations. Our tailored training programs are designed to equip your team with the knowledge and expertise necessary for the effective, safe, and efficient use of Stairway Evacuation Devices —a critical component in safeguarding occupants during an emergency.

Why EvacuLife

Here’s why training with EvacuLife should be a key consideration for building and business owners:

  • Commitment to Safety: We Care! EvacuLife isn’t just about supplying evacuation equipment; we’re committed to the comprehensive preparation of your staff for emergencies.
  • Our parent Company Equal Access Group is experts in building compliance for people with disability. They have also developed Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) templates to plan for the evacuation of all people with additional requirements during an emergency.
  • Competence Assurance: Post-training, your staff will have gained competencies in theory and a hands-on understanding of evacuation processes.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Our training is a wise investment, potentially saving you the higher costs associated with workplace emergencies and liabilities.

Why Choose EvacuLife Training

  • Peace of Mind: Comfort knowing your staff are well-prepared for emergencies.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date and compliant with health and safety regulations.
  • Enhanced Reputation: Show stakeholders your commitment to safety and best practices.

Training with EvacuLife isn’t just an expenditure—it’s a proactive decision that ensures people’s and property’s safety, potentially saving lives while protecting your business from the significant costs and damages associated with emergencies. Take a step towards safeguarding your premises with EvacuLife today.


Participants will receive certification for “Evacuation Chair Operation” from EvacuLife. This Certificate will be valid for 2 years.

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Manual Handling Awareness Training

Before commencing the Stairway Evacuation Device course, we recommend attendees undertake the St John Ambulance Manual Handling Awareness course, an online course that provides participants with the principles of manual handling.

  • Duration: Easily completed within 60 minutes.
  • Cost: $25 per person

Link: St John Manual Handling Awareness Training