Emergency evacuation lighting 6 month periodic testing and certification from $229*
Australian Standard AS/NZS 2293.2 1995 relates to inspection and maintenance of Emergency & Evacuation lighting for buildings. Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety obligations, as employees have a legal 'Duty of Care' to ensure that Emergency and Exit Lights work adequately, in a power outage, or other emergency, so people are able to quickly exit their way out of the building.
Emergency lighting is an essential service that is quite often forgotten, until an accident or catastrophe happens in the event the power fails in your building, your emergency and exit lights must remain lit for at least 90 minutes, to allow people safe passage out of the building.
It is imperative to maintain all emergency and exit lighting in commercial buildings, to comply with relevant building codes in accordance with Australian Standards (AS/NZS 2293.2). Not only will you comply with exit testing regulations, but you will have greater peace of mind in knowing that your emergency exit lighting is fully operative.
The Standard instructs that all Emergency evacuation lighting systems shall be inspected and maintained in accordance with the relevant procedures specified in the Standard, and that the inspection and maintenance procedures shall be carried out only by persons having qualifications, and experience suitable for this type of Work.
What are Testing Intervals?
Flexibility testing intervals Emergency Evacuation Lighting Inspection & Maintenance Australian Standard AS/NZS 2293.2:1995 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.