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Statutory requirements for testing emergency lighting

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Guest Kerrynb

I am trying to establish the statutory requirements for an employer regarding testing both emergency lighting and fire alarms. I have looked through your website but I am still unclear as to what is statutory and what isn't. Can you provide any further information?

Many thanks,

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Article 17 of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 maintenance.


17. (1) Where necessary in order to safeguard the safety of relevant persons the responsible person must ensure that the premises and any facilities, equipment and devices provided in respect of the premises under this Order or, subject to paragraph (6), under any other enactment, including any enactment repealed or revoked by this Order, are subject to a suitable system of maintenance and are maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair.

Checkout http://www.firesafe....ety-order-2005/ for mor information.

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