This guide has been compiled to include recommendations within BS, it should be noted that this British standard is closely aligned with EN BS Emergency lighting. Supersedes BS Free to use BIM project management tool provides step-by-step help to define, manage. this matter is provided in British Standard BS . clear, free of obstructions and accessible for use BS (EN ) covers the emergency.

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A British Standard does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract. When the escape route crosses an open area, the location of the route should be indicated by two parallel lines of route markers.

For doors which are not used as part of the escape route e. Also covers the illumination needed for safe movement and recommendations for lighting in areas with fixed seating.

You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or BSI also holds the copyright, in the UK, of the publications of the international standardization bodies. Came into effect 31 May The type of light sources should be noted and site illuminance measurements should be conducted.

As a code of practice, this British Standard takes the form of guidance and recommendations. Annex A is informative. If permission is granted, the terms may include royalty payments or a licensing agreement. It highlights that risk assessments are needed for all premises.


Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. Floor mounted marker systems should normally be mounted within mm of the side of the escape route. Emergency lighting BS EN Changes in level should be delineated by wall mounted components indicating the pitchline of a flight of stairs or contour of each tread of a flight of stairs, single steps and ramps. To determine the decay time the time interval between switching off the excitation lighting and reaching the luminance value of 0.

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However there is a tendency to a saturation luminance performance for a particular light source and b5s266 illuminance. Details and advice can be obtained from the Copyright Manager.

Want access to British Standards? BS is the first in a series of Codes of practice on emergency lighting.

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An exit’s use should be identified by indicators or markers. Standard Number BS For undated references, the latest edition of the publication referred to applies.

tree Again there may be more recent versions of the document. In all cases the indicator should be sited in such a position that it can be seen from the approach side of the exit.

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

We would be grateful if anyone finding an inaccuracy or ambiguity while using this British Standard would inform the Secretary of the technical committee frwe, the identity of which can be found on the inside front cover.

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The BSI copyright notice displayed in this document indicates when the document was last bs526. The standard has been written for two audiences: The beginning, passage and end of the change of level needs to be clearly marked.

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: Your basket is empty. Luminance should be measured normal to the plane of the emitter.