Emergency Lighting Testing
Safety regulations state that every commercial premises must be fitted with emergency lighting, so it is vital that all the lights are fully functioning.
Our engineers will thoroughly assess the functionality of your emergency lighting to ensure that it meets all necessary safety requirements.
Emergency Lighting Testing is the preventative periodic testing of the emergency light service.
The test is designed to assess the effectiveness of the system during an emergency – focusing on how effective the lights are at providing illumination to the escape routes as well as their location.
With safety at the forefront of our practice, our engineers will ensure the lighting remains functional for the full duration required of three hours.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do I need to test Emergency Lights?
Emergency lighting systems are installed to provide assistance in evacuating a building in the event of loss of supply to the general lighting circuits through fire for instance.
Who is Responsible
Realistically, everybody has a duty to ensure the safety of others whilst at work; however, your employer will have ultimate responsibility for electrical safety.
What does it involve?
Emergency lighting test and inspection requires that every circuit supplying an emergency light is isolated to demonstrate that the internal battery in the emergency fittings keeps the exits illuminated during power failure.
Who can carry out the test?
It is vital that this type of work is carried by a qualified and experienced test Operative.
Will it affect my business?
There will be some impact such as short periods of isolation on lighting circuits including an Annual 3 hour run down test.
What Certificates will I receive?
How much does Emergency Light Testing cost?
There are many factors that can affect the cost of emergency lighting test and inspection such as location, type of installation, size of building(s), access and availability of previous records.
What could happen if I don't have the Emergency lights tested?
There are many reasons not to do emergency lighting test and inspection such as cost, inconvenience, or lack of knowledge.