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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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