Emergency Lighting - LUXLIVE 2018
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14 - 15 NOVEMBER 2018 | ExCel, London

Emergency Lighting

Escape Zone

Stay on the right side of the law

Are you accountable for the emergency lighting in your buildings? If so, you’ll know what a big responsibility it is to ensure that your staff and customers are safe at all times.

As the ‘responsible person’ under the Fire Safety Act, it’s also down to you to manage the risk assessments, testing, maintenance and all the associated documentation.

We can help. LuxLive is bringing together the top experts in the field to answer all the key questions in the LuxLive feature area – Escape Zone.

Within the Escape Zone, in a dedicated Emergency Lighting theatre, you’ll learn how to do a risk assessment, best practice procedures, the latest innovations and how to ensure you installation is compliant with the regulations.

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  • Wednesday 14 November 2018
    • 09:00

      SESSION ONE: BEST PRACTICE

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 09:30

      Common pitfalls with emergency lighting compliance

      Arena: Escape Zone
      There are a surprising number of common ways organisations and companies could be in breach of emergency lighting and fire regulations. Here our expert outlines your obligations.

    • 10:00

      Is my emergency lighting compliant?

      Arena: Escape Zone
      A snap shot presentation outlining the major changes just applied to the standard and the now strongly suggested need for automatic testing. Emergency safety lighting category explained and the importance of using competent engineers when undertaking the all-important written risk assessment.

    • 11:25

      SESSION TWO: EMERGENCY LIGHTING IN HOUSING

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 11:30

      Emergency Lighting: Beyond the exit door

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Richard Caple of Thorlux
      Overview - Emergency lighting within a building is often discussed, but seldom do we think about the need and extent of emergency lighting outside of the building. What are the regulations? What are we required to do? Is there any guidance? This presentation aims to answer these questions and discusses practical ways in which solutions can be provided.

    • 12:15

      Emergency lighting and social housing

      Arena: Escape Zone
      What does best practice look like in social housing applications? What are the maintenance, access and evacuation issues with different demographic and age groups? What should the technical and evacuation policy be on mains failures?

    • 14:00

      SESSION THREE: BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 14:15

      Case study: Hospitals

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 14:45

      Case study: Universities

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 15:15

      Case study: Social housing

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 16:15

      Panel: Emergency lighting summit 2018

      Arena: Escape Zone
      Suppliers, specifiers, standards bodies and building owners urgently need to address a culture of complacency in the sector that has developed over recent decades.

    • 16:45

      Fire Safety in heritage buildings

      Arena: Escape Zone
      We explore recent emergency lighting projects in heritage buildings and look at the regulations and best practice when applying fire safety.

  • Thursday 15 November 2018
    • 09:30

      Your responsibilities under the regulations

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Richard Caple of Thorlux
      A run-though your current obligations to ensure compliance in terms of emergency lighting standards, testing and maintenance, including the new ‘points of emphasis’ additions to the regulations.

    • 10:00

      Stay-put lighting – ​a complementary emergency lighting

      Arena: Escape Zone
      In 2016, the concept of stay-put lighting, as a complementary option to emergency lighting, was recognised in the regulations. In this session, we’ll look at what it is and how it could work for you in your buildings.

    • 10:30

      How to do a risk assessment

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Gary Gundry Electrical Safety Expert
      As a building owner, it is your responsibility to know how an emergency lighting system is designed, installed and commissioned. What are the requirements to maintain and routinely test such systems and what does a best-practice risk assessment look like?

    • 11:30

      Panel Discussion: Emergency lighting’s role in the IoT

      Arena: Escape Zone
      Industry experts are predicting that the lighting will soon be part of the so-called ‘Internet of Things’ where various services in buildings communicate and are controlled via an Internet-Protocol network. Emergency lighting is well placed to benefit from this trend and in theory this could make the monitoring and regular testing of the installation easier. Our panel debates the merits of IoT-connected emergency lighting.

    • 12:15

      How to integrate controls and emergency lighting

      Arena: Escape Zone
      You’ve got a BMS or lighting control system. You’ve got an emergency lighting network. How do you integrate them? What are the particular issues with a Dali-based control system? Our expert explains how to get on top of your system.

    • 12:45

      Emergency Lighting in a connected world

      Arena: Escape Zone
      Is the Internet of Things about to transform emergency lighting as we know it?

    • 14:15

      Case study: Hotels

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 14:45

      Case study: Public realm

      Arena: Escape Zone

    • 15:15

      Case Study:Tall buildings

      Arena: Escape Zone

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