BS 5266-1:2011 Emergency lighting – Part 1

BS 5266-1:2011 Emergency lighting – Part 1: Code of practice for the emergency escape lighting of premises has been revised.

BS 5266-1:2011 gives recommendations and guidance on the factors that need to be considered in the design of, and the installation and wiring of, electrical emergency escape lighting systems, in order to provide the lighting performance needed for safe movement of people in the event of the supply to normal lighting failing. It also gives recommendations for lighting in areas with fixed seating. This is a full revision of the standard.

If you need advice on placing your emergency lights please give us a call. Or if you need to get the standard in full see the BSI website