Exit and Emergency Lighting Installation, Maintenance and Testing
Along with compliance requirements for the location and illumination of emergency and exit lights, there are also regulations for regular testing. S & J MechElect are proficient in emergency and exit light testing and in many cases can offer equipment with automated testing. Which can in turn reduce maintenance costs for your company.
At S&J MechElect we are dedicated to providing electrical services of the highest standard and ensuring our clients are compliant with all OH&S requirements. Contact us today to discuss what we can offer for your company.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Australian standard for emergency lighting?
There are a number of exit and emergency lighting standards to be familiar with in Australia. These include a standard for design, installation and operation, for inspection and maintenance as well as requirements for emergency escape illumination and the exit signs themselves. The electricians at S & J MechElect are fully certified in these requirements so you can be sure your building is safe for your employees and meets all regulations.
Where should emergency lights be placed?
Emergency escape lighting and exit signs for buildings are required in all common areas and escape routes within a commercial premise. Reach out to the team at S & J MechElect to discuss all the requirements.
Do emergency exit signs need to be illuminated in Australia?
In simple terms – yes. All emergency exit signs require a backup battery so when main power is disrupted, they remain illuminated for a minimum of 90 minutes.