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This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. The IEE document you refer to says: All British Standards fall into one of 2 categories. Tom Sutton Hero Member Posts: Take the smart route to manage medical device compliance. This dual numbered standard sets out the requirements for emergency lighting in buildings — such as office and multi-storey buildings that are open to the public. This part of BS promotes a wider understanding of the different types of emergency lighting systems that can be used and give guidance on how different systems can be correctly applied to different categories of premises with varied requirements.

BS Emergency lighting. Code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises

Thus, technically, standards contain b, albiet that they may not be legal requirements; it is simply that if you want to claim compliance, you comply with the whole lot. This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. Theoretically, codes of practice are not specifications even though we all tend to use them as such.

Thanks Fred thats a useful link and the 501772 has forums so I may finally get an answer to my old chestnut about the wirning of luminaires and subcircuit failure.


We use cookies to make our website easier to use and to better understand your needs. Would Building Regulations ever require anything less than Part 1 compliance – if no then what’s the point of having a Part 8 standard?

BSBS The faster, easier way to work with standards. Emergency lighting BS EN ENEN Lighting engineers and electrical contractors who need to protect building occupants from the hazards identified by risk assessments Landlords, employers and any individual with responsibility for premises such as: Please login or register. They also apply to standby lighting used as emergency escape lighting and gives practical guidance to make it more effective in an emergency.

I hs confident that I will find the answer here and thank you in anticipation. Hs Product Details What is this standard about? You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or Please help – my head hurts.

After spending hours asking Jeeves and Googling around the Internet without success I am doing what I should have done days ago and asked the question on this forum where I am sure the answer will be. Emergency 05172, Escape lighting, Standby lighting, Buildings, Buildings open to the public, Office buildings, Business facilities, Multi-storey buildings, Safety measures, Lighting systems, Bd of escape from fire in buildings, Fire safety in buildings, Fire-escape routes, Emergency electrical installations, Luminaires, Lighting equipment, Inspection, Maintenance.

This revision aligns with the European emergency lighting luminous requirement specification standard, BS EN Providing guidance on the application and practice of emergency lighting. You may find similar items within these categories by selecting from the choices below:. How does it work? We operate in countries and are the number one certification body in the UK and US. Standard Number BS So there are no requirements, and the words ”shall” and ”must” cannot be used.


And are there any other EN standards relating to Fire Safety with the same implications?

BS EN BS Emergency Escape lighting systems

Your basket is empty. Home Help Search Login Register. Emergency lighting BS BS is the first in a series of Codes of practice on emergency lighting. Bx more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.

This standard covers a variety of topics, including emergency escape lighting, the design of emergency lighting, as well as the required system records and log book. They are either codes of practice or standards, the latter of which normally relate to products, while 501172 former relate more to installations. This standard also applies to common access routes within blocks of flats bz maisonettes and gives recommendations for lighting in areas with fixed seating.

I contend that this is wrong but havn’t got a copy of the Regs to check for myself.

BS 5266-1:2016

JJ, The distinction to which you refer is well-spotted. You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or It highlights that risk assessments are needed for all premises.

And A number of the requirements which are given in BS