• Emergency Lights

  • Like most fire Safety Equipment, Emergency and Exit lighting require Complete Annual Inspections to ensure proper operability and function in accordance with Ontario Fire Code requirements . Our fully trained technicians can will help make sure your existing lights are operating at the required capacity and make any necessary repairs if required. 

     

    1) Emergency lighting shall be provided in:

    •  Exits
    •  Principal routes providing access to exit in an open floor area 
    •  Corridors used by the public 
    •  Underground walkways 
    •  Public corridors.

    2) Emergency lighting required in Section (1) shall be provided from a source of energy separate from the electrical supply for the building.

    3) Lighting required in Section (1) shall be designed to be automatically actuated for a period of at least 30 min when the electric lighting in the affected area is interrupted. 

    4) Illumination from lighting required in Section (1) shall be provided to average levels of not less than 10lx at floor or tread level. 

    5) Where self-contained emergency lighting units are used, they shall conform to CSA C22.2 No. 141, “Unit Equipment for Emergency Lighting.

     

    Exit Signs

    1) Every exit door shall have an exit sign placed over or adjacent to it if the exit serves :

    •  A building more than 2 stories in building height, 
    •  A building having an occupant load of more than 150, or 
    •  A room or floor area that has a fire escape as part of a required means of egress.