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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Gives the luminous requirements for emergency lighting requirements. These normative references are cited in the appropriate places in the text and the publications are listed hereafter.

BS EN , BS Lighting applications. Emergency lighting

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The luminaire shall not substantially subtract from this.

Copyright Copyright subsists in all BSI publications. For details of these and other benefits contact Membership Administration. This European Standard shall be given the status of 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publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by Octoberand conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October Where direct sight of an emergency exit is not possible, an illuminated directional sign or series of signs shall be provided to assist progression towards the emergency exit.

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. 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.


If permission is granted, the terms may include royalty payments or a licensing agreement. The objective of escape route lighting is to enable the safe exit from a location for occupants by providing appropriate visual conditions and direction finding on escape routes and in special locations, and to ensure that fire fighting and safety equipment can be readily located and used.

It does not represent a full review or revision of the standard, which will be undertaken in due course.

British Standards in relation to Emergency Lighting.

A British Standard does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract. Your basket is empty. There are emerging techniques that when applied to escape routes in addition to conventional emergency lighting luminaires can enhance their effectiveness in an emergency.

52666-7 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? The standard has now been revised again to remove recommendations and guidance on the characteristics of emergency lighting systems that are now specified in BS EN Part 1 has to ba read in conjunction with part 7 and part 8 2566-7 supersedes part 1, which has been revised to remove requirements conflicting with BS EN The Red document status indicator indicates that the document is an old version The document has likely been withdrawn by the publisher, also the 52266-7 data presented here may be out of date as it is no longer being maintained by the editorial teams at NBS.

The horizontal illuminance at floor level on the centre line of a clearly defined escape route shall be not less than 0,5 lx.

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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. If these details are to be used for any other purpose than implementation then the prior written permission of BSI must be obtained.

Contact the Information Centre. Summary of 5626-7 This document comprises a front cover, an inside front cover, the EN title page, pages 2 to 9 and a back cover.

Tom, Dead Right BSs are confusing but I noticed you mentionwhich was superseded by the edition. Again there may be more recent versions of the document.

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BS EN 1838:1999, BS 5266-7:1999

However my main problem was the relationship between BS Superseded by BS EN It is very important that exits are clearly signposted and are visible, whenever the location is occupied. Also known as BS EN This revision of BS is applicable 5266-77 cinemas, and also to other premises used for entertainment, some of which were excluded from the edition.

BSI also holds the copyright, in the 52666-7, of the publications of the international standardization bodies. In addition, national legislation in the Member states may contain more stringent requirements than the minimum requirements of a Directive based on Article A. To be read in conjunction with BS If the area of colour is less than 30 mm the patch size shall be reduced.