Emergency lighting must meet ICEL standards for the performance of luminaries and be fitted in accordance with British Standard BS5266 recommendations for lighting escape routes.
Lighting provided for use when the supply to the normal lighting fails.
To indicate clearly and unambiguously the escape routes.
To provide illumination along such routes to allow safe movement towards and through the exits provided.
To ensure that fire alarm call points and fire fighting equipment provided along escape routes can be readily located.
The minimum response time for Emergency Lighting, upon failure of the main lighting system is 5 seconds.
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