Emergency Lighting
Supplied & Fitted
From Just *£120 +VAT!

Price Includes: Bulkhead, Battery, Wiring & Other Sundries, Installation, Commissioning & Staff Training on Testing.

*Price based on premises located south of Surrey. A one-off site visit fee of £30 +VAT may also apply.

Emergency Lighting Servicing Starting from Just **£90 +VAT!      
**Price based on up to 30 lights with a 1hr testing requirement, in premises located south of Surrey. A one-off site visit fee of £30 +VAT may also apply.

Emergency Lighting
Supplied & Fitted
From Just *£120 +VAT!

Price Includes: Bulkhead, Battery, Wiring & Other Sundries, Installation, Commissioning & Staff Training on Testing.

*Price based on premises located south of Surrey. A one-off site visit fee of £30 +VAT may also apply.

Emergency Lighting Servicing Starting from Just **£90 +VAT!

**Price based on up to 30 lights with a 1hr testing requirement, in premises located south of Surrey. A one-off site visit fee of £30 +VAT may also apply.

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At FireCare, we have a vast amount of experience helping businesses across the South Coast with their fire safety needs, including emergency lighting installation.

Our professional team are here to suggest practical, pragmatic steps to help you improve your compliance and better protect your people, premises and property.

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Unsure Whether Your Building Needs Emergency Lights? Contact Our Friendly Team Today

For advice about emergency lights or to arrange for one of our assessors to visit your premises, get in touch with us today by completing our contact form, and a member of our team will be in touch.

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    Is it a Legal Requirement For My Business to Have Emergency Lighting?

    The law says that all commercial buildings must be safe at all times, even in the event of a mains power failure. This is clearly set out in the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.  This means that virtually all businesses premises are legally obliged to have some form of emergency lighting in place, that will illuminate a path to safety, should it ever be needed.

    The law also states that the lighting should be installed and serviced annually to BS5266 standards, and suitable certification must be provided as evidence that the work has been undertaken by competent and qualified engineers. Furthermore, monthly user checks are recommended in order to ensure that the ELS is functioning optimally and is ready in the event of an incident.

    Additionally, some Local Authorities, deem a 6 month service schedule for ELS to be mandatory. If you are unsure whether your Local Authority requires these additional checks, please get in touch and we would be happy to advise you further.

BS 5266 is the British safety standard that relates to lighting requirements for businesses and organisations in the UK.

  • BS 5266-1:2016 - Code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises
  • BS 5266-2:1998 - Code of practice for electrical low mounted way guidance systems for emergency use
  • BS 5266-4:1999 - Code of practice for design, installation, maintenance and use of optical fibre systems
  • BS 5266-5:1999 - Specification for component parts of optical fibre systems
  • BS 5266-6:1999 - Code of practice for non-electrical low mounted way guidance systems for emergency use. Photoluminescent systems
  • BS EN 1838:1999 - Lighting applications. Emergency lighting
  • BS EN 50172:2004 - Emergency escape lighting systems
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    What Is The Purpose of an ELS?

    An ELS (emergency lights system) is a backup source of illumination that becomes active in the event of a fire, or other disaster that prevents the primary lighting system from working. An ELS will automatically activate, if the building’s main electrical power lines are cut. This can be either due to damage caused by the fire, or incident, or because it has been stictched off voluntarily to prevent the spread of a fire. Their purpose is to provide visibility and make exits clear, to enable the safe evacuation of the personnel and visitors on the premises in an emergency.

    At FireCare, we are specialists in all aspects of fire safety, and are among a select few professional, high-quality service providers that can manage ELS verification procedures and ensure that systems are working optimally and maintained to the correct standards.

    Whether your business premises is a small office or a large industrial plant, our highly experienced and trained team, will conduct a comprehensive inspection of your ELS and document the areas that are up to standard, as well as any that may require improvement or repair. This is all fully documented with a log of all testing performed, which allows you to demonstrate your compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005’s mandatory emergency lighting requirements, to regulatory authorities and insurers.

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    Where Should Emergency Lighting be Installed?

    As a minimum, the following locations should be considered:

    • In the proximity of every exiting doorway
    • Next to the emergency escape indicators
    • Along the emergency escape route(s)
    • In all elevators of the building
    • By the fire extinguishers
    • Next to the break-glass fire intervention triggers
    • Close to safety machinery or devices that must be shut down during emergencies
    • Outside all exit points of the structure
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    How Often Should Emergency Lighting Be Serviced?

    Emergency lighting should be tested once a month by isolating the supply to the lighting circuit to ensure that all lights are fully functioning. This can be done in-house by your own team. 

    On an annual basis, all emergency lighting systems should be serviced to BS 5266 standards by experienced technicians.

Emergency Lighting FAQs

Emergency lighting regulations in the UK, state that an ELS must be fully tested at least once a year and be 'flick-tested' at least once a month. These tests should be recorded in an emergency lighting log book or on an emergency lighting test sheet and kept in a safe place.

British Safety Regulations state the requirement for emergency lighting, to ensure that in the event of a fire, suitable emergency exit lights will illuminate escape routes for people trying to evacuate the building.

Non-maintained lighting only comes on for a specific period of time when the power supply to normal artificial lighting fails.

Maintained lighting however, is on all of the time and are mains powered. They are used as part of a building's normal lighting system, but in the case of an emergency where mains power fails or is switch off, they will continue to stay lit, powered by a back-up battery.

For emergency lighting to be tested, an emergency lighting key is required to operate the emergency light switch. The emergency light test switch provides a means to securely isolate the mains supply to the lighting, in order to activate the units for manual testing. This special type of emergency lighting key switch, prevents unauthorised people from gaining access.

Yes. As part of our regular maintenance checks, we will check all of your lighting battery packs and can replace them as and when required.

Yes. We offer a wide range of emergency lighting products including recessed ones.

Yes. We offer a regular maintenance service.

Yes. We offer a wide range of LED lighting products and can undertake all of the necessary emergency lighting wiring and emergency light fitting required. Our range includes, illuminated exit signs, emergency bulkheads, central battery systems and many other types of products.

Our Accreditations

"We recently transferred all of our fire safety requirements to FireCare Security & Electrical. They now take care of our risk assessments, fire extinguishers, alarm servicing and emergency lighting.

They have gone above and beyond to help us, very professional and efficient service from all staff members. We are very happy that we switched"

- Amoena

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