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Emergency Lighting – Do I Really Need It?

If you own a non-domestic property, including common areas of a house with multiple occupancies – then you are required to provide emergency lighting provisions in the event of a power outage.

Article 14 (2) (h) of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (RRFSO) 2005 states: ‘Emergency routes and exits requiring illumination must be […]

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UK Legislation Around Emergency Lighting

Did you know UK legislation around emergency lighting is stronger in the UK than some other European countries?

Why is this?

In the UK we call for a minimum duration of three hours for emergency lighting if premises are not expected to be evacuated immediately, under the UK guidance document BS 5266-1 Emergency lighting –Part […]

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Self Test Emergency Lighting Units

By law it is required that emergency lighting installations must have routine tests carried out, these tests should all be documented with the results including maintenance and rectification results all held on file. Recommendations for the minimum test schedules are provided in BS5266 and EN50172.

Testing emergency lighting does not take much effort or […]

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Emergency Lighting Legislation

Don’t Get Caught Out When It Comes To Your Emergency Lighting.

It’s often the case when it comes to office re-modelling or refurbishment that emergency lighting regulations get over looked. It is a criminal offence for your emergency lighting not to comply with the correct regulatory standards – installations must comply with the National […]

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Channel Safety Systems Helps Light Up The Olympics, With The Grove LED Emergency Twin Spot

Nearly two-weeks into the games and Team GB boasts 23 gold, 13 silver and 14 bronze medals and sits a proud third overall in the medals table today!

Channel Safety Systems, although not directly participating, are delighted to have contributed to the 2012 Olympic Games this year by providing the Olympic Press and […]

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Emergency lighting design and levels of glare.

When it comes to your emergency lighting design it is imperative that you consider the levels of glare from each light fitting. When emergency lighting is activated it is essential that people are not dazed from disability glare or are at any risk from any objects that may potentially obstruct an escape […]

By |2019-02-25T11:20:57+00:00April 15th, 2015|Emergency Luminaires|Comments Off on Emergency lighting design and levels of glare.