It is the responsibility, of owners/landlords of commercial premises to ensure their buildings are fully compliant, maintained and tested in accordance with the emergency lighting standard BS5266.1 2016.
Despite this being law more and more business owners /landlords are facing large fines or imprisonment where accidents occur and the emergency lighting system has been found wanting.
Many businesses forget that a minor change in usage of a particular area can change the whole building escape strategy.
Many business fail to maintain the products installed or realise they have to do a monthly check and annual full discharge that ensures the system is fully operational and fit for purpose.
Is your building safe? Is your emergency lighting up to standard. Are you prepared to face a hefty fine, Or worse?
Act now to ensure your building meets the standards, don’t end up in the dock.