Designing An Emergency Lighting System: Part 7
High Risk Task Area Emergency Lighting
In many emergency situations workers or members of the public will simply be able to stop whatever they’re doing, whether it’s using a computer, shopping or having a bite to eat, and evacuate the building. Some workers however might be in the middle of a high risk task such as using tools or working with machinery. In these situations the person involved must be able to see adequately to allow the safe shut down of machinery or equipment.
Designing An Emergency Lighting System: Part 6
Emergency Lighting In Open Spaces
So far in this Designing An Emergency Lighting System series of blog articles we’ve provided you with advice on the legislation governing emergency lighting, the many places you should locate your emergency lighting, including escape routes and essential locations, and even emergency exit signs.
Designing An Emergency Lighting System: Part 5
Escape Route Emergency Lighting
Once the essential emergency lighting areas have been covered you should review all escape routes to see if any additional lights are required to ensure that minimum luminance levels have been met for safe escape route usage.
Designing An Emergency Lighting System: Part 4
Essential Emergency Lighting Locations
There are several essential areas that require emergency lighting that you will have to pay attention to when you are completing you emergency lighting plan.
Designing An Emergency Lighting System: Part 3
Emergency Exit Sign Format and Lighting
For your emergency lighting system to conform to fire and safety regulations you need to ensure that exit signs are the correct format and size and that they are illuminated correctly.
BS 5266 Part 7 states ‘Signs which are provided at all exits intended to be used in an emergency and along escape routes shall be illuminated to indicate unambiguously the route of escape to a point of safety.’.
Designing An Emergency Lighting System: Part 2
Where Should You Locate Your Emergency Lights?
When planning an emergency lighting system it is important to consider the areas you will be highlighting with your emergency lights.
Part 1: Legislation
Designing An Office Emergency Lighting System
Emergency lighting provides illumination of escape routes in emergency situations, such as the loss of power during a fire.
When planning an emergency lighting system there are many things you must take into consideration including fire legislation, safety standards compliance, ease of use and maintenance.
Hanging Emergency Exit Sign in Chrome, White & Brass
This week we have introduced Maintained Hanging Emergency Exit Signs to our range of Emergency Exit Signs. These signs offer an alternative to traditional emergency exit signs and allow you to add some style to your safety.
Testing Your Emergency Lighting
Emergency lighting is a very important component of any emergency safety system. In the event of power failure, whether due to a simple power cut or a more serious cause like fire, it will activate and light the way to safety for everyone in your building.
Emergency lighting is a really important part of fire safety and following the latest addition to our range of emergency lighting, the 1W Self Test LED Emergency Down Light, we thought we’d talk about the different types of emergency lights available to our customers in order to help you decide which is best for your application.