The Process of Emergency Light Testing.
Who can carry out Emergency Light Testing?
The owner or responsible person within the premises is responsible for ensuring their emergency light testing procedure and tests in respect to the building’s emergency lighting system are properly carried out. This ensures compliance under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.
All emergency lighting systems should be tested monthly. This is a short functional test in accordance with BS 5266–1:2016.
The duration of the test should be sufficient to ensure that the luminaire operates correctly, whilst minimising any damage to the system components, e.g. Lamps, Battery.
Emergency Light Testing Regulations
Emergency light testing requirements are detailed in the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) 2005 Order handbook (FSO), in particular Section 14 (emergency exits and routes). Emergency lighting systems should be inspected / tested at regular intervals. It is recommended for different lighting checks to be performed on a monthly or annual basis.
Emergency Light Testing Prices.
MONTHLY FLICK TEST:
Prices start at: £65.00
ANNUAL 3 HOUR TEST:
Prices start at: £250.00
For Emergency Light Testing prices for medium and large premises please contact us for a bespoke quotation. Likewise with multiple properties, please contact us .
All prices are excluding VAT.