The nights are drawing in, but have you checked your emergency lighting?

It’s that time of year when the nights are already drawing in quicker than usual – and it won’t be long before the clocks go back. As it’s getting darker, you may notice that your emergency lighting isn’t as efficient as it should be, so perhaps it’s time to look at having it tested or even replaced.

Emergency lighting is used within offices, schools, museums and other public places to ensure that in case of a power cut or an emergency that triggers a power cut, people can be safely evacuated by being guided to their nearest exit by lit signs. Most new buildings have emergency lighting installed whilst they are being constructed so that they can work in accordance with current building regulations or any authority requirements.

Emergency lighting is part of the fire safety provision of a building and a requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Failure to provide working or efficient emergency lighting can lead to hefty fines and even imprisonment, so it’s important that you have effective emergency lighting installed that is checked and maintained regularly.

Here at Fire FM we can design, install and maintain many different types of emergency lighting in Bedfordshire and around London. All types of emergency lighting that we install are fitted in accordance with the requirements of BS5266. We also carry out six monthly duration tests and provide quotations to repair or replace any defected lighting to ensure that our client’s emergency lighting is up to standards.

If you would like more information about Emergency Lighting or would like to book a consultation call 01582 668500 today.