BS5266: Part 1

Emergency Lighting

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4.2Are plans available and are they up to date?
6.7Does the system as installed operate in the mode suitable for the application?
6.7Is the system's duration adequate for the application
Clause 11Is there certification for the installation?
Clause 11Is there any photometric design data that confirms illumination levels are adequate?
5.2.2Does the spacing between the emergency lights comply with the requirements of the spacing data or photometric Information?
10.3If there is no data, are estimates of performance available and acceptable?
Clause 11Is there a test log book and have test records been kept up to date?
Clause 11Is there a reliable record of testing and replacement of batteries in self-contained emergency lights over 4 years old?
5.2.8Does the existing installation's design meet the requirements identified in the Risk Assessment
5.2.8Are all hazards identified in the Risk Assessment adequately covered
5.2.8Are emergency lights sited correctly at points of emphasis (within 2 metres): stairs, changes in floor level, changes in direction, intersections, fire alarm call points, fire extinguishers, fire alarm indicating panels, internally and externally at exit doors, all potential trip hazards, release mechanisms for electrically operated doors, etc.?
5.2.9Are emergency exit signs and escape route direction signs, whether illuminated or reflective, properly located, illuminated when necessary, and are there sufficient signs to unambiguously indicate the escape route to a person unfamiliar with the building (e.g. a visitor) from any point on the escape routes or from within large rooms?
6.1DO all emergency lights provide illumination upon loss of the local lighting circuit?
6.3Is there illumination from at least two emergency lights within each compartment of the escape routes?
6.4Are emergency lights at least 2 metres above the floor level and located to avoid being in a smoke reservoir?
5.2.8/6Are emergency lights located in disabled toilets, toilets/showers over 8m2, plant rooms, switch rooms, generator rooms, control rooms, lift cars, etc.?
6.7Do the existing emergency lights conform to EN60598-2-22 including mains lights converted to emergency use?
Are the emergency lights in good condition with intact and clean reflectors and diffusers, with lamps in good condition and without signs of materials cracking or perishing?
6.7 DO the emergency lights have the correct Ingress Protection for the environment in which they are located?
Clause 8Does the system's installation conform to the applicable requirements of BS7671 ?
8.2.1Where the system is centrally powered, are power cables fire-resistant?
7.2Where the system is centrally powered, does the power supply unit conform to BS EN 50171?
8.2.12Are any plugs, sockets, switches or connections adequately protected against unauthorised removal or use?
8.3.3Does the system have a safe method of testing?
8.3.3Does the method of testing enable testing of both the function and duration of the system?
8.3.3Are all test facilities properly labelled?
8.3.3If an automatic testing system has been installed, does it conform to BS EN 62034 and, has it been serviced and checked in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions?
10.7Is the Responsible Person trained and able the record of testing?
10.7Is the Responsible Person aware of what actions to take where tests are failed?
Clause 12Does the emergency lighting system operate correctly when tested?

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