Our expertise enable us to design, install and maintain your emergency lightingBlade-Fitting systems. This includes repairs and upgrades to your current systems. We offer a comprehensive maintenance program whether it be weekly, monthly, 6 monthly or annually carried out to the relevant British Standards.
Emergency Lighting Regulations For Businesses
As with any safety regulation, emergency lighting regulations are in place for good reasons. When running a business, the owner has to worry about a lot of things, but the safety of employees and customers should always come first. You have a moral and legal obligation to provide a safe environment. If the worst happens, you’ll want to make sure that the building can be evacuated quickly and efficiently. This is why it is important that all businesses adhere to emergency lighting regulations.
What Is Emergency Lighting And How Does It Work?
Emergency lighting is a broad term for all devices used to provide lighting when the regular lights stop working. This is defined by the British standard BS EN 1838: 2013. Emergency lights come on when the power is out and the regular lights stop working.
Emergency Lighting Logbook
As with all emergency systems and systems provided for safety evidence correct installation and routine maintenance may have to be provided to a licensing or fire authority. Insurance companies may also require evidence.
Where should I have Emergency Lighting?
You need to place emergency light luminaries in the right areas to allow effective evacuation in case of an emergency. The areas that need light in such cases include:
- stairways and escalators
- intersections and direction changes in corridors
- exit doors
- first aid stations
- fire alarms and extinguishers
- uneven flooring
- windowless rooms
- heavy machinery
- lifts and plant rooms
- large open areas
- areas of high physical risk
- Areas where danger would occur otherwise upon failure of the normal lighting.
- Externally to allow people to escape to a sufficeint distance from the building to avoid danger.
Fire safety signage is a requirement. We provide all types of signage to meet our customer needs which can be viewed in our suppliers catalogue here.