Emergency lighting systems

Emergency Lighting Systems

Emergency lighting is one of the essential life safety systems that has to be provided by an owner or responsible person of any premises that constitutes a place of work.

Emergency lighting systems should, if correctly designed, installed and maintained, reduce the possibility of an accident or loss of life in the event of an electrical power loss in an emergency situation, by providing safe illumination of escape routes from the premises.

Emergency lighting service is usually combined with the fire alarm service visits to ensure an ongoing cost effective solution for the customer.

Emergency light testing

Emergency Lighting Testing (Monthly)

Our experienced testers will conduct emergency lighting tests and inspect all units to ensure they’re functioning correctly.

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What is an Emergency Light Test?
A regular test of the emergency lights to ascertain that each emergency lamp illuminates correctly.

Where is Emergency Light Testing needed?
Every property or tenant demise that has emergency lights and is not a single private domestic premises.

Who is able to conduct Emergency Light Testing?
A competent or site-specifically trained person.

How is an Emergency Light Test conducted?
Test facilities often take the form of a fishtail key inserted in a specific switch, either near the main fuse board or relevant light switches.

Why is Emergency Light Testing required?
Any emergency lighting system must be in good working order. There are penalties for non-compliance.

When do you require an Emergency Light Function Test?
Monthly, as recommended in the relevant British Standard. Or as determined by the fire risk assessment.

Emergency lighting maintenanceEmergency Lighting Maintenance

We service your emergency lighting units over a twelve-month period, usually carried out in 1 or 2 visits.

Our engineers are experienced in both maintaining emergency lights and fire safety, so you can be confident all your equipment is maintained to the relevant British Standard.

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What is Emergency Light Maintenance?
A routine service visit to maintain the emergency lighting system to BS5266 to ensure it operates effectively.

Where is Emergency Light Maintenance needed?
Wherever emergency lights are in place.

Who is able to conduct Emergency Light Maintenance?
A suitably trained engineer.

Why is Emergency Light Maintenance required?
Any emergency lighting system must be in good working order. There are penalties for non-compliance.

When do you require Emergency Light Maintenance?
A six monthly or annual service is recommended, during which the annual battery drain will be conducted as per the British Standards.