Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting is a major factor when power failures occur. Power failures often coincide with emergency situations and we all want a clear view to the nearest exit when they happen. Emergency lighting is an important safety aspect when you build your safety plan.

Emergency Lighting plays a major role in ensuring the safety of workers, residents and all building occupants when emergencies happen.

The type and number of emergency lights installed in a building depends upon the buildings interior space layout, the floor plan area, type of installation & other specific requirements.

Power failures occur at any time. Being well prepared is the key to safety. Emergency Lighting is a critical part of any building installation. Emergency lighting ensures lighting will be available and helps to prevent accidents and injuries when power fails and the main lights go out.

Emergency Lighting Systems help occupants in locating the exits and escape routes. Power Failure and loss of lighting may occur any time. In the case of fires, the risk of injury arising as occupants evacuate to safety can be very high. Emergency lighting systems used in conjunction with other fire safety alarm systems helps to reduce injuries and possible loss of life.

Classifications of Emergency Lighting Systems are divided into four main groups:

Non-Maintained Emergency Lighting Systems:

Non-Maintained Lighting Systems are also known as Standby Emergency Lights. The standby emergency lights are not illuminated during normal main power supply, but are automatically powered by an internal stored separate battery in the event of main power failure.

Maintained Emergency Lighting Systems:

These types of emergency lights are always powered / illuminated during normal main power supply. In the event of a power failure, the Maintained Emergency Lighting Systems lights remain illuminated by automatically getting switched to an internal stored separate battery when power is cut off.

Sustained Emergency Lighting Systems:

Sustained Emergency Lighting Systems function through having at least two or more emergency lights / lamps powered during normal main power operation. In the event of a power failure, one of the lamps remains illuminated by automatically getting switched to an internal stored separate battery.

Centralized Emergency Lighting Systems:

Centralized Emergency Lighting System function as a Collective Emergency Lighting system. Centralized Emergency Lighting Systems use a central unit comprised of a collective bank of batteries connected to single power converter that converts battery voltage to 120V.

Centralized Emergency Lighting Systems are viewed by Industrial Safety experts as the most reliable and practical systems.

Crown Safety Systems Inc. offers comprehensive Emergency Lighting Systems to protect occupants safety in the event of an electrical power outage. All Fire Protection Systems require regular Maintenance and Inspection, if you have not already done so, contact Crown immediately to request a smart service plan.

Inspection Checklist

Emergency Lighting

The following are examples of inspection and maintenance that are generally required; they may not represent the requirements of your system. Inspections and maintenance requirements vary for many different reasons.

For more specific information, relating to inspection and maintenance requirements of your fire protection system. You can request a quote online now. If urgent, call (450) 699-1477 and a qualified technician will assist you.

It is highly recommended that qualified technicians perform your maintenance and inspection needs for obvious safety reasons

Monthly Recommended - In-house inspection
  • Visual Inspection

Annual  Crown Safety Systems Inc. - NFPA 70, 101
  • Visual Inspection
  • System Test
  • Maintenance
  • Records
  •   Report
  •   Certificate
  •   Tag


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