Press Release Summary:
SAFEPATHÂ®4 Model SP40/2 supervised facility communications system combines paging, employee notification, background music, and emergency voice evacuation. It allows retailers, industrial sites, and government facilities to benefit from amended National Fire Alarm Code, which allows fire alarm circuitry, amplifiers, and speakers to be used for purposes other than emergencies.
Original Press Release:
Wheelock, Inc. Introduces Safepath4(R) Supervised Audio Facility Equipment
The First Supervised Communications System to Deliver Paging, Employee Notification, Background Music and Emergency Voice Evacuation
Long Branch, NJ -- (December 10, 2001) --Wheelock, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of fire life-safety notification appliances, telephone and industrial signaling products and communications systems, is introducing the SAFEPATH®4 family of products. The model SP40/2 is the first supervised facility communications system to combine paging, employee notification, background music and emergency voice evacuation into one system.
The SAFEPATH® family with the SP40/2 is the only system of its kind to allow retailers, industrial sites and government facilities to benefit from the newly amended National Fire Alarm Code, which now allows fire alarm circuitry, amplifiers and speakers to be utilized for purposes other than emergencies. This advantage saves users significant equipment. installation and maintenance costs by combining supervised fire and emergency notification and waming systems with a general-use public address system that plays background music (with SP40/2) and makes customer, employee and promotional announcements.
In addition, SAFEPATH®4 reinforces public safety efforts by allowing management to alert customers and employees to possible emergency situations through a combination of live and pre-recorded voice announcements. Voice instructions offer the capability for site managers to supply additional information to employees or customers regarding the nature of the emergency, as well as directing the appropriate action(s).