Emergency Lighting Check List

  • When luminaires have been sited to cover the locations below, additional luminaires may be required to ensure minimum lighting levels are achieved.
  • Escape route corridors etc: 1 lux minimum on the centre line escape route.
  • Open areas: 0.5 lux minimum in the central core to within 0.5m of the walls.
  • Exit signs: Should apply to either BS EN ISO 7010 or the European Signs Directive and be either back illuminated or have an emergency luminaire within 2m of horizontal height. Signs should be the same format throughout the building.