Protect people and property with WES3
Early detection is the key to protecting your staff, business and the greater community. Air horns and fire extinguishers may not be enough to mitigate a fire before it gets out of control.
WES3 is an enhanced wireless evacuation and medical alert system that provides 24/7 fire detection capabilities even on unoccupied sites. WES3 provides fast, secure and straightforward communication and it improves response time for evacuations and medical emergencies.
You can set WES3 up in 15 minutes and distribute it throughout the building.
You can pair WES3 with the REACT monitoring phone app. This lets you receive real-time information about site emergencies. Mapping capabilities show you the source of the emergency on location. REACT is capable of system check-ins, GPS location tracking and lone worker features. REACT lets your phone becomes a powerful safety tool.
Meet the WES3 family
WES3 has several units for optimum protection. Each unit comes with a three-year battery-powered sensor. All units link into a mesh radio network to communicate with each other.
Connect and Base Station
Identifies the location of an activated unit for quicker response times.
Dust-Resistant Smoke Sensor
Detects early signs of fire. Isolates smoke in dusty environments to reduce false alarms.
Identifies dramatic increases in temperature and automatically activates an alarm.
Enables manual trigger of site-wide alarm for evacuations or medical alerts.
Connects WES3 to other systems onsite. For instance, the interface unit can be programmed to deactivate turnstiles, putting them in free spin to speed up evacuations.
Boosts the range of a WES3 system on large, complicated or high-density sites.
Where WES3 works great:
Festivals and temporary events
Cause of fire
There are many causes of fire on construction sites. The leading sources include:
- heating equipment
- arson, and
- hot works including welding, cutting, grinding, soldering and roof work.
This list of average annual statistics depicts the cost for fires in structures that are under construction or major renovation.
Fires in structures that are under construction or renovation.
The cost of property damage in structures under construction or renovation.
Civilian injuries in structures under construction or renovation.
Civilian deaths in structures under construction or renovation.
WES3 highlights our customers rave about:
Improve fire and emergency response:
Real-time alert notifications for fire and medical emergencies.
Medical and evacuation alarm:
Raise an alert from any point in the network to the CONNECT control unit.
Optional inspection delay:
Site manager can determine false alarms and organize fire drills.
Easily connects to existing systems:
Turnstile gate entry systems, door release systems and monitoring equipment/systems.
Full isolation system test mode:
Test individual alarm points without triggering the entire system.
Simple self-install system:
No wires or cords to install. Place units according to the site’s unique needs.
Full two-year manufacturer warranty and a three-year battery life under normal conditions and usage.
Easy set up that requires no special tools or expertise.
Protection that’s ready when you are.
The units that make up the WES3 system can be deployed as soon as the building is out of the ground. Setup is quick and easy – it takes just a few minutes for your units to be a network on active duty protecting your site and workers.
Units are placed in accordance with your fire plan – usually at each stairway and elevator – and can be added as the build progresses. Units can be numbered according to your fire plan for easy identification in the event of an emergency. Heat, smoke and unique dust-resistant sensors provide active evacuation protection in enclosed areas.
Ditch the air horn
Sites across North America still use handheld air horns as a safety device warning of fires and similar incidents. Deploying the WES3 evacuation and emergency system on a job site vs. the air horn has so many advantages. Here are a few:
|Full site wide evacuation at the push of a button.||Yes||No|
|Addressable system so you know where the activation took place.||Yes||No|
|Ability to add heat and smoke sensors for 24-hour protection.||Yes||No|
|Visual and audible alarm. Distinguishable above background sound.||Yes||No|
|Completely monitored system so you can rely on devices working when needed.||Yes||No|
|Medical call feature giving extra functionality.||Yes||No|
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