Designed to Save
Some things can’t wait. Be ready to take action before the first responders even arrive. With a simple, one-person setup, it’s a quick and efficient way to slide people to safety.
Limit the need for heavy lifting during emergency situations. With Slyde, anyone can move someone who has become immobilized, regardless of the person’s size.
With minimal training, anyone can rescue individuals using Slyde. We made sure Slyde would be easy to use even under the most stressful circumstances.
A sound safety plan starts with Slyde.
Emergencies can happen anywhere. Slyde goes where you need it, when you need it for priceless peace of mind. For many businesses and locations, it’s an essential and economical measure to be fully prepared should the worst ever occur.
Police · Fire
· EMS · Military
Schools & Universities · Athletic Facilities · Theaters
· Nursing Homes
Office Buildings · Hotels
· Multi-Unit Housing
Built to withstand the most rigorous of tests.
Extreme emergencies create extreme conditions. You need a rescue device that can keep up. Slyde isn’t some flimsy product that folds under pressure. The durable, smart design delivers unmatched functionality and efficiency.
Strong Web Handles
- Slyde comes in two sizes.
- Rigid construction features durable but light corrugated polypropylene up to 12 mm thick. The sturdy frame allows lifesaving equipment such as oxygen tanks and defibrillators to be easily transported with the patient.
- Four strong web handles allow for multipoint control.
- Slydes can be carried by straps on both sides or pulled by lead strap.
- Buckle restraints safely restrict the movement of evacuees.
- Instructional graphics are printed on each unit for simple setup.
Slyde is designed to save space.
Slyde is wall-mountable, folds flat and stacks for efficient, easy storage. Up to five Slydes can be stored in a smaller space than one evacuation chair. The size won’t restrict flow of stairwell traffic in evacuation situations. Additional products include a protective sleeve to cover up to five Slydes, a rope belay system to safely assist in lowering patients down stairs, and a stairwell storage box for the belay device.
Slyde Rope Belay System Box
How much do DQE Evacuation Slyde products weigh?
The Standard Evacuation Slyde weighs just 9 pounds. The Bariatric Evacuation Slyde weighs 11 pounds.
What material is used in the Slyde and Bariatric Slyde?
They are constructed of durable, yet light, corrugated polypropylene, up to 12 mm thick.
How do I store Slydes so I can access them quickly?
Slydes fold flat and can be stacked. Up to 5 can be stored in the wall-mounted Slyde Sleeve. Up to 5 of the wider, Bariatric Slyde version can be stored in the Bariatric Slyde Sleeve. Slyde products must be stored at 40º – 100º F.
How many people are required to control the stair descent of a Slyde?
Based on the weight of the patient, a minimum of 2 to 7 people can control the stair descent of patients. For more information, please refer to the operations manual.
Is the Slyde reusable?
The intended use for the Slyde is for a single evacuation incident. However, the Slyde can be reused during facility training exercises if prior to each use, the Slyde is checked for damage and functionality. Should the device ever come in contact with fluids, it should not be reused.
What is the rating of the Slyde Stairwell Belay System?
The equipment is rated at 22.241108 kilonewtons or 5,000 pounds. The system uses 30 feet (9 meters) of rope, three carabineers and a belay friction device to assist with control descent.
What is the purpose of the Slyde Stairwell Belay Box?
Installed in the stairwell of every other floor, the Stairwell Belay Box stores the Stairwell Belay. When the included anchor is installed, it provides a secure anchor point for the Stairwell Belay System.