A power failure or loss of light can be dangerous for employees and customers. Emergency lighting equipment is designed to provide illumination during power outages. United Fire Protection uses the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards NFPA 101 – Life Safety Code and NFPA 70 – National Electric Code as a guide for establishing an inspection and maintenance program that ensures your emergency lights proper functionality.
NFPA 1997 5-9.3 Period Testing of Emergency Lighting
An annual test shall be conducted for a 1.5 hour duration. Equipment shall be fully functional for the duration of the test.