Adam Bannister

Editor, IFSEC Global

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Adam Bannister is editor of IFSEC Global. A former managing editor at Dynamis Online Media Group, he has been at the helm of the UK's leading fire and security publication since 2014.
October 23, 2017

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Webinar on emergency lighting updates announced by Hochiki Europe

Life safety manufacturer Hochiki Europe is hosting a webinar about updates to British Standard (BS) 5266-1: 2016 Emergency Lighting.

Certified by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course it will explore the implications for life safety system installers, facilities managers, duty-holders and building owners of the revisions introduced in November 2016.

Ian Watts, emergency lighting manager at Hochiki Europe, will host the event, which will encompass:

  • Types and categories of emergency lighting
  • The new category of emergency safety lighting and its ramifications
  • Emergency lighting requirements for high risk task areas
  • Testing and maintenance
  • Other requirements prescribed by the standard

“Maintaining high standards of life safety across the built environment has never been more important,” said Watts.

“By discussing the latest changes in standards and regulations with emergency lighting experts now, professionals can gain the knowledge they need to continue to uphold the wellbeing of building occupants and ensure they feel secure in the spaces they use every day.”

The webinar takes place on 10am on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Register for the webinar.

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