BS 5266-7 PDF

BS Lighting applications. Emergency lighting. standard by BSI Group, 10/15/ View all product details. Most Recent. BRITISH STANDARD BS EN BS The European Standard EN has the status of a British Standard ICS. BS (EN ) covers the emergency lighting and illuminance requirements for escape routes, open areas, high risk task areas and exit signs.

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Copyright Copyright subsists in all BSI publications. Where a standby lighting level lower than the minimum normal lighting is employed, the lighting is to be used only to shut down or terminate processes.

Search all products by. The emergency lighting detailed in this code should be provided within 5 s of the failure of the normal lighting supply, but at the discretion of the enforcing authority this 55266-7 can be extended to a maximum of 15 s in premises likely to be occupied for the most part by persons who are familiar with them and the escape routes. The Red document status indicator indicates that the document is an old version The document has likely been withdrawn by the publisher, also the meta data presented here may be out of date as it is no longer being maintained by the editorial teams 52667 NBS.

For level horizontal escape routes the luminous intensity of the luminaires shall not exceed the values in Table 1 within the zone to from the downward vertical at all angles of azimuth see Figure 2. The overall objective 52667 emergency escape lighting is to enable safe exit from a location in the event of failure of the normal supply.

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The 52667 copyright notice displayed in this document indicates when the document was last issued. Where defined illuminance levels are required by law, they shall not be considered as design values but actual measured values including reflectance and available when emergency lighting is required. Colin That is what I eventually did but it does seem more complicated then it needs too. Much anxiety and confusion can be alleviated by strategically placed signs indicating the way out of a location.


Apart from the confusion this causes, you have pay for three documents instead of one. Details and advice can be obtained from the Copyright Manager. The positions to be emphasized bx include the following: 52666-7 general, older people need more 52667- and take b longer time to adapt to low illuminance on a hazard or escape route.

Part 1 has to be read in conjunction with part 7 and part 8 partially supersedes part 1, vs has been revised to remove requirements conflicting with BS EN Bss addition, national legislation in the Member states may contain more stringent requirements than the minimum requirements of a Directive based on Article A.

Positions denoted as h or i if not on the escape route nor in an open area shall be illuminated to 5 lx minimum on the floor. References to BS EN Signs which are provided at all exits intended to be used in an emergency and along escape routes shall be illuminated to indicate unambiguously the route of escape to a point of safety. My question does anybody know if the are any plans to rationalise this situation because apart from the cost understanding BS’s is hard enough.

Want access to British Standards? This does not preclude the free use, in the course of implementing the standard, of necessary details such as symbols, and size, type or grade designations. The luminaire shall not substantially subtract from this. In response to orders for international standards, it is BSI policy to supply the BSI implementation of those that have been published as British Standards, unless otherwise requested.

The flow of light for escape routes 526-7 open areas should be downward to the working plane but illumination should also be provided to any obstruction up to 2 m height above that plane.

British Standards in relation to Emergency Lighting.

Again there may be more recent versions vs the document. If the area of colour is less than 30 mm the patch size shall be reduced. A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.


The horizontal illuminance at floor level on bd centre line of a defined escape route should be not less than 0,2 lx. The minimum and maximum luminance bss measured over the areas of each colour. The next day I was in my local shopping centre and they had LED’s attached to the stair guardrail similar to the enquirer and was wondering if they are becoming more popular for emergency lightning? However my main problem be the relationship between BS Their committees work with the manufacturing and service industries, government, businesses and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and International standards.

Contact the Information Centre. United Kingdom SI No. It is very important that exits are clearly signposted and are visible, whenever the location is occupied.

Accept and continue Ba more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. Customers who bought this product also bought BS This European 5626-7 shall be given the status ba a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by Octoberand conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October This document Newer versions.

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Does this mean you ignore part 1 and read part 8 in conjunction with part 7 or do you have to study all three?

A search shall be made for the maximum and minimum ratios. For undated references the latest edition of the publication referred to applies. This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. Together with BS