Ensuring an emergency exit lighting system is fully operational can prevent dangerous situations and offer an escape route in the event of an accident. Gav’s Test and Tag offer emergency exit light testing services to ensure the full compliance with Australian Standards AS2293.
Gav’s Test and Tag offer periodical inspection and testing of emergency exit lighting in schools, and business and commercial sites, ensuring companies fulfil their Occupational Health and Safety obligations and exercise their Duty of care.
By having the emergency exit lights tested, companies will also demonstrate their commitment to safe working environments and will also protect themselves from any liability claims.
Gav's emergency exit light testing services can be carried out on a 6 monthly and yearly basis, ensuring Australian Standard's are being adhered to.
The 6 monthly emergency lighting testing procedures will:
- Ensure that in the 16 hours prior to the test there have been no power interruptions
- Check fluorescent lights for blackened ends. If discovered, the tube and starter are replaced
- Manual discharge test (simulated power failure) light must stay illuminated for no less than 90 minutes
- Check the battery charger operation indicator operates correctly and return light to normal condition
- Automatic discharge test to ensure unit is operating correctly (visually) by way of the indicator at each unit or indicator panels
- Failed units will be replaced or repaired; and
- Check indirect lighting systems to make sure all reflective surfaces around the light are in good condition and that beam lights do not shine in anyone’s eyes
- Complete all of the 6 monthly testing and inspection procedures
- Clean all light emitting and reflecting surfaces; and
- Record all test results and the appropriate action that was taken