Emergency Lighting is lighting in an emergency situation when the main power supply is cut and any normal illumination fails. This power loss could be due to a power cut or fire, this leads to sudden darkness and a possible danger to occupants. Most new buildings now have emergency lighting installed during construction; the design and type of equipment being specified by the architect in accordance with current Bulding Regulations and any local authority requirements.
How can Durcan Services help you?
Our clients are provided with a tailored periodic inspection service to ensure the workplace is fully compliant with the Emergency Lighting Regulations BS5266. Completing the inspection periodically will help to reduce business down time at clients buildings or sites. We can also arrange for the work to be carried out around the clients needs and ensure that all testing and inspection work is issued with certification that details any potential issues that may occur in the future.
What is the need for emergency lighting?
Emergency lighting is required to operate automatically, give efficient lighting and provide signage to enable a safe escape route. To comply with HSE regulations, all businesses are required to have this and it is required to be inspected by an outside contractor at least once a year.
Who needs Emergency Lighting?
Commercial Buildings (office blocks, shops etc.)
Industrial Buildings (Factories, warehouses etc.)
Communal landlord areas
Multiple occupancy housing