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An interesting article published recently in Building Ireland Magazine Download PDF here
A disabled toilet alarm allows business’ to be compliant with the Disabled Discrimination Act. It is a necessary addition to any business and is a failsafe in the event of a person requiring assistance whilst using the facilities. Disabled toilet alarms can be classified in to 2 types local and monitored. A local alarm is located in the toilet itself and if the pull cord is used this activates an alarm which is normally located outside the toilet and consists of an audible siren as well as a visible visible warning light both of which is contained in the same discreet unit.
The other type of alarm which we classify as a monitored toilet alarm is generally used in larger premises where multiple toilets may be available and perhaps a receptionist or security guard is employed. These systems are exactly the same as above with one exception. If they are triggered the alarm is sent to a monitoring panel located beside the receptionist or security guard so if activated they can action help if required.
Below is an example of a generic layout for a dialled toilet alarm:
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