Emergency luminaires

Where should you be placing your emergency luminaires. Here is a quick guide. For full details see BS 5266-1, BS EN 1838:20163 and BS EN 60598-2-22

* Final exit Internal – To provide illumination of escape route

* Corridors – Install 2m apart horizontally

* Alarm areas – install at fire alarm, first aid and fire-fighting equipment points

* Junctions – install within 2m of an escape route junction

* Stairway – Each stair tread must receive direct light

* Final exit External – Install within 2m of any final exits

 

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