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Way Out Evacuation Systems

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Company Information

Company Name
Way Out Evacuation Systems
Way Out Evacuation Systems
Suite 3, 40 - 44 Wells Street, Frankston, 3199, Victoria
Postal Address
PO Box 11181, Frankston, 3199, Victoria
Web Address

Company Data

Number of Employees
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Industry and Defence Engagement

Member of an industry group or association


Australian Industry & Defence Network

Contact Information

Primary Point of Contact

Aston Smith
Managing Director

Company Capabilities

Company Capability

Company Overview

Way Out has been supplying the Department of Defence (CAGE Z2K90) for over 20 years in relation to both luminous and non-luminous products/signage, including Low location lighting (LLL) and Evacuation Systems.

Wayout use luminous ink ('Lumink TM ') as an alternative to luminous PVC film for the photoluminescent signage; Lumink complies with safety regulations outlined in the Naval Ship Code, IMO and SOLAS regulations. Furthermore, Lumink in the only ‘Red light’ compliant product available on the market, exceeding the criteria required by NATO standard ANEP-77, as measured by an ISO 17025/NATA accredited laboratory testing, after 9 hours.

Signage: all types
Safety/Regulatory, Wayfinding, Identification Signage
Photoluminescent Signage
Funnel signs, machine labels, decals, tags, tallies, pennants, labels, banners
Stair nosings and railing
Low Location Lighting & Exit Path Marking (LLEPM)
The Facilitator Platform: Risk Management & Contingency
Consulting & LLEPM Auditing
Showcase Capability

Red light compliant luminous and non-luminous products/signage, including Low location lighting (LLL) and Evacuation Systems.

1st company in the world to develop luminous ink (Lumink TM), can be printed onto any substrate
Luminous signage meets/exceeds "Red Light" requirements per ISO15370 for 9 hour
Risk Management Platform: Easy to use, maintain, audit and control

Key Customers

Key customers
Collins Class Submarines - Photoluminescent Signage
Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) – Navantia/BAE Systems - Photoluminescent Signage
Air Warfare Destroyer (ASC) - Photoluminescent signage, tallies, labels
Department of Defence (CAGE Z2K90) - Photoluminescent Signage, tags, ID's, flags
Key Partners
Arciruh Pty Ld
Aluminium Industries
Armstrong International

Standards and Accreditations

Standards and Accreditations
ISO 9001:2008 LRQA
Defence Codification – Z2K90; LoRS
Lloyds type approvals per SOLAS, NATO (ANEP-77), IMO and NCC regulations

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