Adelaide's Most Effective Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting Testing Service
Aside from the obvious importance of the safety factors, there is an undeniable compliance requirement to ensure that your Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting can operate appropriately in times when mains power may be unavailable.
In the same way that we believe mandatory compliance testing of electrical components in your business should not be cause for large scale business interruption, we feel the same way about safety Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting.
What is Actually Being Tested, and How Frequently Do We Need to Test?
The testing process ensures that your lights are operational, that there is no damage or other factor that may cause them to not illuminate during a power outage.
One of the most important things that is being tested is the emergency back up battery for the Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting.
The Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting needs to be disconnected from mains power and left running on the back up batteries on for a certain period in order to ensure that the lighting can last a specific time period.
This ensures that in the event of an emergency your Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting will stay on and assist with a safe evacuation of the building.
The Main Reason You Should Combine Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting Tests With Your Electrical Appliance Test
When a technician tests your Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting there is a certain period of time that they need to be left on. If you have a technician come out who only checks your exit lights, then you are still paying for their time even whilst they are just waiting for the test period to finish.
When you have Asset Test and Tag perform your exit light tests as well as your electrical appliance tests there is no time wasted waiting, as we have plenty of other work to get along with whilst the Exit Sign and Emergency Lighting is being checked on the backup batteries!