Emergency Lighting (Testing and Maintenance)
Emergency lighting is used for emergency situations when the primary power supply fails and normal illumination is no longer available. This can lead to sudden darkness and is a possible danger to staff and customers. The function of emergency lighting is to enable work continuity or the safe evacuation of staff members and/or the public.In order to make sure that they are fully functioning at all times, Emergency Lighting systems need to be correctly tested, maintained and serviced, and in fact this is a legal requirement.
At Electrical Test Midlands we provide a full service for Emergency Lighting systems, from the original design and installation to annual inspection, testing and full certification. We utilise a team of professionally qualified and experienced engineers to test emergency lighting and we recommend that this is carried out every 12 months in order to comply with the specifications of your insurance as well as the law.
We also offer both standard and bespoke log books that include easy to follow instructions. This will make it quick and easy for one of your staff members to perform monthly checks of your Emergency Lighting system.
Among the special inspection and testing procedures that we offer are luminaire duration testing, complete cleaning of diffusers, checks to ensure the functionality of all batteries, the supply of test results and log books if desired and expert advice on any improvements that need to be made in order to meet the current standards.
Comprehensive a complete maintenance of your emergency lighting system ensures that your building will be well lit at all times. This is essential not only to prevent crime, but also in the case of emergency evacuation from the building for any reason.