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EVAC+CHAIR 500H MK5 Evacuation Chair

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Product Overview

The Evac+Chair 500H Evacuation Chair is lightweight, easy to use and provides an ideal solution to evacuate people (up to 227kg) with mobility impairments down steep stairways (up to 45°) in an emergency. This chair allows for single person or two-person operation and features specially designed friction tracks that help to control the speed of descent to ensure a comfortable and stress-free evacuation. The MK5 features improved anti-slip hand grips to assist with user operation, and an upgraded kickstand which allows weight to be distributed more evenly to enhance passenger comfort. The safety belt has also been redesigned with durability in mind, and to provide a secure transit during evacuations.

  • Suitable for installations in care settings, hotels, entertainment venues, offices and hospitals
  • Single person or two-person operation (with additional handles supplied)
  • Bariatric evacuation - maximum passenger load: 500lbs / 227kg
  • For use on regular or steep stairs (up to 45°)
  • Allows evacuation of people with mobility impairments during emergency situations
  • Foot rest and redesigned patient restraints for comfort and safety during use
  • Specially designed friction tracks with anti-slip hand grips ensure a smooth descent
  • Supplied with photoluminescent sign, dust cover and wall mounting hooks
  • Helps organisations to meet their health and safety responsibilities
  • Lightweight and compact design – requires no heavy lifting
  • 5 Year Warranty (based on service and maintenance)
  • CE marked and TÜV Certified
  • DDA compliant product and manufactured in the UK by Evac+Chair
  • Class I Medical Device and regulated under PUWER
  • Annual EVAC+CHAIR servicing available
  • Also available to purchase with on site Evacuation Chair Training
Legislation Requirements

Under current legislation it is the responsibility of the employer and other building operators to provide an adequate means of escape for all occupants of the premises. The Evac+Chair 500 is the ideal solution for the evacuation of people with mobility difficulties who may not be able to use stairs. Current legislation includes:

  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 - Means of escape
  • Building Regulations Parts B and M - Building use and access
  • BS5588-8:1999 - Providing disabled people with measures to be assisted in an emergency
  • Equality Act 2009 - Ensuring that disabled people are not at a disadvantage compared to those that are not disabled
  • DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) - Providing adequate access and facilities for any disabled person who may enter a building

Evac+Chairs are Class I Medical Devices with their installation and use regulated under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). Employers, self-employed people, and those employed to supervise or manage equipment are responsible for ensuring that a reasonable amount of staff are adequately trained to use Evac+Chairs safely, that the chairs are annually serviced by a qualified engineer, and that they are regularly inspected by a competent worker.

Technical Data
Product Code

Evacuation Chair Only:  ECCHAIR500

Evacuation Chair and Training:  EC500TRAIN

Brand Evac+Chair
Dimensions (HxWxD)

Folded Position: 1200 x 520 x 220mm

Maximum Load

500lbs / 227kg

Operation Type

Single person or two-person operation

Stair Type

Regular or steep stairs (up to 45°)

Weight 13.00kg
Product Datasheets
FAQs (1)
Q. Is there a minimum age or weight for the Evac+Chairs?

No, the Evac+Chairs are suitable for children (not babies or small toddlers that can be carried) as they come with patient restraints to keep the user secure in the chair while in motion, especially, when descending stairs. It is a recommendation from the manufacturer that when you purchase an Evac+Chair for a specific child user that adding a comfy Seat (ECCHAIRSEA) would be beneficial as the hammock style seat can be quite uncomfortable for younger users.

Key Product Features

Headrest provides additional comfort and features optional head restraint if required

Upgraded kickstand with re-positioned wheels, distributes weight more evenly

Footrest for patient comfort and additional carry handles for multi-person operation

Specially designed friction belts ensure the chair does not slip or accelerate too quickly

Pricing & Availability

Model Stock 1 unit 2+ units
Evacuation Chair Only
Product Code: ECCHAIR500
Stock Level:
2 in stock Expected dispatch: Tomorrow
1 unit

£1,103.99 inc VAT

£919.99 ex VAT

2+ units

£1,087.19 inc VAT

£905.99 ex VAT

Evacuation Chair and Training
Product Code: EC500TRAIN
Stock Level:
2 in stock Expected dispatch: Tomorrow
1 unit

£1,751.99 inc VAT

£1,459.99 ex VAT

2+ units

£1,735.19 inc VAT

£1,445.99 ex VAT

Delivery Options

The following delivery options are available on this product.

Free Next Working Day Delivery

Free of Charge - Orders will be delivered in 7-10 working days with DHL

Customer Reviews

2 customers have given this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5

Reviews by real customers

All of our product reviews are written by real customers that have purchased this product from us and are published without modification.

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Brilliant Product. A great solution to a common problem

Published on: 20th February 2015

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

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Published on: 1st September 2014

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