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Emergency Light Testing

At Powertest we can help with your Emergency Light Testing in Haywards Heath and throughout West Sussex.

Emergency lighting is a vital part of any electrical installation where the public are present, providing a safe illuminated path out of the building via battery powered lighting. It requires regular testing and inspection.

Complying with the Fire Precaution (Workplace) Regulations 1997.

The Emergency Lighting British Standard BS5266 defines the requirements for the correct installation of Emergency Lighting. Compliance with this standard will ensure that your premises, meets the requirements of the Fire Precaution (Workplace) Regulations.

Emergency lighting is required in all premises where people are employed. It is a Life Safety System and is required to assist the occupants in the event of an emergency. It will assist in the evacuation of a premises in the event of power failure.

It is a mandatory requirement to be installed where artificial lighting is installed.

Remember, Emergency Lighting is designed to help save lives.

Legal Responsibilities.

All Employers, Landlords or Occupiers have a duty under the “Fire Precaution (Workplace) Regulations 1999” to carry out a risk assessment to ensure their premises and activities are able to facilitate safe escape in the event of an emergency.

As an Emergency lighting testing Specialist, Powertest Ltd have considerable expertise in the Periodic Inspection and Test of Emergency Lighting.
After careful evaluation of your premises, its uses and its occupancy, we will carry out a Formal Inspection & test that fully complies with the requirements as set out in BS5266-1:2005.

All inspections will check that Emergency lighting is installed in required locations as well as testing the functionality of existing lighting.

Periodic Inspection Report & Emergency Lighting Log Book.

Following a Periodic Inspection of your Emergency Lighting Installation, Powertest Ltd will provide a Certificate that will detail the specific nature of the inspection along with any departures from BS5266 that may exist.

All certificates supplied by Powertest Ltd will clearly display our accreditation with the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contractors (NICEIC) along with our enrolment number.