Emergency and Exit Lighting
Exit lighting is used to direct people out of a building in an emergency. Emergency lighting is used to provide lighting for people existing a building and for the Metropolitan Fire Service to search the building if they attend the site.
Exit lighting is required in all commercial buildings and emergency lighting is required in any building over 300 square metres.
Once installed exit and emergency lighting should be regularly maintained. The minimum maintenance requirements under South Australian legislation require: Monthly check that the lights operate 6 monthly test to ensure that the lights remain operating for 90 mins on battery power
When was the last time your emergency and exit lights were tested?
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What are the Testing intervals?
Australian Standard AS/NZS 2293.2:2005 states that Exit and Emergency lighting must be tested in accordance to the procedures described in clauses 3.2.2 and 3.2.3, and not exceed intervals of no greater than specified, which is 6 & 12 months.
In accordance with Australian Standards 2293.2 emergency lighting systems are required to be certified periodically, by conducting a 90 minute battery power down (discharge) test.
Who can carry out inspection & testing of electrical equipment?
A licensed technician is required to carry out Emergency Lighting Testing & Inspection